5 days in Petoskey, Traverse City & Cedar Itinerary

5 days in Petoskey, Traverse City & Cedar Itinerary

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Petoskey
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Traverse City
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Cedar
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Petoskey

— 2 nights
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): do a tasting at Maple Moon Sugarbush and Winery, then admire the majestic nature at Petoskey State Park, and then grab your bike and head to Little Traverse Wheelway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Colonial Michilimackinac, then snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge, and then enjoy the sea views from Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Petoskey trip itinerary builder.

Detroit to Petoskey is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Detroit in September, Petoskey is little chillier at night with lows of 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sat) before leaving for Traverse City.

Things to do in Petoskey

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Traverse City

— 2 nights

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.
On the 26th (Sat), sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Traverse City trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Petoskey to Traverse City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cedar.

Things to do in Traverse City

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Cedar

Solon Township is a civil township of Leelanau County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fishtown and then play a few rounds at Manitou Passage Golf Club.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Cedar trip planner.

Cedar is just a stone's throw from Traverse City. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cedar

Golf · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip