5 days in Michigan Itinerary

5 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Dearborn
— 1 day
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
3
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
4
Ludington
— 2 nights

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Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
On the 18th (Sat), examine the collection at Greenfield Village, examine the collection at The Henry Ford, thenadmire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally see where the action happens at Comerica Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dearborn visit planner.

Detroit to Dearborn is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dearborn are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums

Side Trip

Detroit
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Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 19th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Biddle House, see the interesting displays at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, thenlearn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, thencontemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Dearborn to Mackinac Island in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dearborn in July; daily highs in Mackinac Island reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, thentake an in-depth tour of Mackinaw Bridge Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc., and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Ignace trip planner.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Saint Ignace by ferry takes about an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Saint Ignace can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ludington.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mackinaw City
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Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park
Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc. ©
Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc.

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Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Ludington North Breakwater Light, thenstroll around Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access, and then enjoy the sea views from Little Sable Point Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Ludington State Park, visit a coastal fixture at Big Sable Point Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stearns Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ludington travel route planning tool.

Getting from Saint Ignace to Ludington by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access, Little Sable Point Lighthouse
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Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access ©
Big Sable Point Lighthouse ©
Big Sable Point Lighthouse
Little Sable Point Lighthouse ©
Little Sable Point Lighthouse

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