5 days in Northwest Michigan Itinerary

5 days in Northwest Michigan Itinerary

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Traverse City
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Charlevoix
— 1 night
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Ludington
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Empire (Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and browse the different shops at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Traverse City trip maker.

New York City to Traverse City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get a bit cooler in Traverse City: highs are around 79°F and lows about 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Charlevoix.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

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Charlevoix

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Charlevoix is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the striking features of Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix, get interesting insight from Sunshine Charters Day Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Avalanche Preserve Recreation Area, then kick your exploration up a notch at Wildwood Rush Zip Line Canopy Tour, and finally hunt for treasures at Boyne City Farmer's Market.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Charlevoix journey maker site.

Drive from Traverse City to Charlevoix in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ludington.

Things to do in Charlevoix

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Ludington

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Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Ludington State Park, stroll around Stearns Park, and then stop by The Jam Farm.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Ludington trip planner.

Drive from Charlevoix to Ludington in 3 hours. August in Ludington sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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