6 days in Mackinaw City & Paradise Itinerary

6 days in Mackinaw City & Paradise Itinerary

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6 days in Mackinaw City & Paradise Itinerary

Start: Mackinaw City
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Mackinaw City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Paradise
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Mackinaw City

2
nights
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Headlands International Dark Sky Park. And it doesn't end there: walk around Colonial Michilimackinac, look for gifts at JoAnn's Fudge, enjoy the sea views from McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site, and take in the views from Mackinac Bridge.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mackinaw City trip itinerary planning app .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Mackinaw City. July in Mackinaw City sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saint Ignace
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Colonial Michilimackinac ©
Colonial Michilimackinac
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©

3
nights
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Tahquamenon Falls State Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls and then admire the sheer force of Tahquamenon Falls State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light.

To find photos and more tourist information, read our Paradise attractions planner .

Getting from Mackinaw City to Paradise by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Mackinaw City in July since evenings lows in Paradise dip to 53°F. You will leave for home on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Nature Museums
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Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory ©
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory

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