6 days in Mackinac Island & Green Bay Itinerary

6 days in Mackinac Island & Green Bay Itinerary

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6 days in Mackinac Island & Green Bay Itinerary

Start: Cedar Rapids
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Green Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Cedar Rapids

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 17th (Thu), look for gifts at Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, steep yourself in history at Trinity Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, look for all kinds of wild species at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, then explore the galleries of Fort Mackinac, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mackinac Island trip itinerary planner.

Cedar Rapids to Mackinac Island is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Cedar Rapids to Mackinac Island is 1 hour. Traveling from Cedar Rapids in October, expect nights in Mackinac Island to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Green Bay.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

3
nights
Green Bay

Green Bay ©
Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Lambeau Field has been added to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Peninsula State Park and George K. Pinney County Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Green Bay: Off The Wheel Pottery (in Egg Harbor), Sturgeon Bay (Cave Point County Park & The Garden Door) and Heckrodt Wetland Reserve (in Menasha). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary and see the interesting displays at Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Green Bay driving holiday planner.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Green Bay by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mackinac Island to Green Bay is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Green Bay are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sturgeon Bay, Peninsula State Park, Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve, Off The Wheel Pottery, Heckrodt Wetland Reserve
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Lambeau Field ©
Lambeau Field
Peninsula State Park ©
Peninsula State Park
Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve ©
Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve

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