5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dayton
+4
taxi + Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  6​h 30​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry + bus:  2​h 15​min
2
Petoskey
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Indian River
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Munising
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h
End: Dayton

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip builder tool .

Dayton to Mackinac Island is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of taxi, flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Dayton in August, plan for slightly colder days in Mackinac Island, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Petoskey.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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Petoskey

Petoskey
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castle Farms and then admire the majestic nature at Petoskey State Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Petoskey day trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Petoskey in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Indian River.

Things to do in Petoskey

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castle Farms
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Petoskey State Park
Petoskey State Park
Castle Farms ©
Castle Farms

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night
Indian River

Indian River ©
Indian River is an unincorporated community in Cheboygan County in the U.S. You've now added Cross In The Woods National Shrine to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Indian River trip tool .

Getting from Petoskey to Indian River by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Indian River

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mackinaw City, Mackinac Bridge
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Cross In The Woods National Shrine ©
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Colonial Michilimackinac ©
Colonial Michilimackinac

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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. On the 9th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Munising online trip maker .

Drive from Indian River to Munising in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Munising are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

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