6 days in Michigan Itinerary

6 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Munising
— 2 nights
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
3
Traverse City
— 1 night
4
Saugatuck
— 1 night

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenexplore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, and then admire the sheer force of Miners Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Munising trip itinerary planning tool.

Joplin to Munising is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Joplin to Munising. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Joplin in August, with highs in Munising at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 28th (Fri), surround yourself with nature on Great Turtle Kayak Tours, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder site.

Do a combination of car and bus from Munising to Mackinac Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Great Turtle Kayak Tours ©
Great Turtle Kayak Tours

1
night
Traverse City

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, catch all the local highlights with TC Helicopters Tours, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Traverse City holiday planning tool.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Traverse City by bus takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Mackinac Island in August, expect nights in Traverse City to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Saugatuck.

Things to do in Traverse City

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports
TC Helicopters Tours ©
TC Helicopters Tours

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night
Saugatuck

Saugatuck ©
Saugatuck is a city in Allegan County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Kalamazoo River and then do some rugged touring at Saugatuck Dune Rides.

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Traveling by car from Traverse City to Saugatuck takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Saugatuck

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Saugatuck Dune Rides ©
Saugatuck Dune Rides

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