6 days in Cleveland & Mackinaw City Itinerary

6 days in Cleveland & Mackinaw City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Cleveland
— 1 night
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Mackinaw City
— 2 nights
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Cleveland
— 1 day
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Cleveland

— 1 night

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then admire the landmark architecture of Heinen's Downtown. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at West Side Market and then try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cleveland trip itinerary builder.

Austin to Cleveland is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Austin to Cleveland due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Austin in May; daily highs in Cleveland reach 69°F and lows reach 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping

Mackinaw City

— 2 nights
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. On the 8th (Sat), get great views at Castle Rock, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, make a trip to Indian Village, then walk around Bridge View Park, and finally walk around Conkling Heritage Park. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at Great Lake Light House Keepers, then visit a coastal fixture at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mackinaw City online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Mackinaw City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cleveland in May, with highs in Mackinaw City at 58°F and lows at 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

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Cleveland

— 1 day

Forest City

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): hunt for treasures at West Side Market, then examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and then try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cleveland day trip site.

Getting from Mackinaw City to Cleveland by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mackinaw City in May, with highs in Cleveland at 69°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Shopping