5 days in Michigan Itinerary

5 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Traverse City
— 1 day
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
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Mackinaw City
— 1 night
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Munising
— 1 night

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Traverse City

Cherry Capital of the World

Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll through Clinch Park, admire the masterpieces at Dennos Museum Center, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Traverse City trip itinerary maker tool.

Duluth to Traverse City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Duluth to Traverse City is 1 hour. Traveling from Duluth in August, you will find days in Traverse City are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dennos Museum Center ©
Dennos Museum Center

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Fort Mackinac, then play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course, then see the interesting displays at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, and finally get interesting insight from Great Turtle Kayak Tours. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Biddle House, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mackinac Island trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Traverse City to Mackinac Island in 5 hours. Traveling from Traverse City in August, you will find days in Mackinac Island are little chillier (72°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes

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Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): examine the collection at Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc., then visit a coastal fixture at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mackinaw City visit website.

Traveling by ferry from Mackinac Island to Mackinaw City takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Mackinaw City are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc. ©
Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc.
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park
Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Tannery Falls, admire the sheer force of Wagner Falls, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can drive from Mackinaw City to Munising in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Munising

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Tannery Falls ©
Tannery Falls
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Wagner Falls ©
Wagner Falls

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