5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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East Tawas
— Few hours
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
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Traverse City
— 1 night
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Petoskey
— 1 day

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East Tawas

East Tawas ©
East Tawas is a city in Iosco County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Tawas Point Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our East Tawas trip itinerary app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to East Tawas. October in East Tawas sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 41°F at night. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in East Tawas

Historic Sites
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Tawas Point Lighthouse ©
Tawas Point Lighthouse

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island trip planner.

Explore your travel options from East Tawas to Mackinac Island with the Route module. In October, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park

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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.
On the 16th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, don't miss a visit to Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Traverse City trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Traverse City takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Petoskey.

Things to do in Traverse City

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Beer Tastings & Tours
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

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Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the striking features of Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix, then get interesting insight from Wildwood Rush Zip Line Canopy Tour, and then cruise along Tunnel of Trees - M119.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Petoskey trip planner.

You can drive from Traverse City to Petoskey in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Petoskey can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Petoskey

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tunnel of Trees - M119 ©
Tunnel of Trees - M119
Wildwood Rush Zip Line Canopy Tour ©
Wildwood Rush Zip Line Canopy Tour
Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix ©
Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix

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