6 days in Michigan Itinerary

6 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Drive
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Saugatuck
— 1 night
Drive
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Hart
— 1 night
Drive
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Empire
— 1 night
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Taxi to Traverse City, MI, Bus to Mackinaw, Ferry to Mackinac Island
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Mackinaw, Fly to Detroit

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Saugatuck

Saugatuck is a city in Allegan County in the U.S. On the 27th (Thu), stroll through Saugatuck Dune Rides, then kick back and relax at Oval Beach, and then explore the activities along North Beach. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Whirlpool Compass Fountain, then kick back and relax at Silver Beach County Park, then get in on the family fun at Silver Beach Carousel, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Kids' Corner playground.

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Detroit to Saugatuck is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and car. In August, daily temperatures in Saugatuck can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hart.

Things to do in Saugatuck

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Oval Beach ©
Must see
Oval Beach
4.6
Saugatuck Dune Rides ©
Off-Road / ATV Trail
Saugatuck Dune Rides
4.8

1
night
Hart

Hart is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): ride a horse along Rainbow Ranch is now Stony Lake Stables, enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access, and then enjoy the sea views from Little Sable Point Lighthouse.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hart online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Saugatuck to Hart in 1.5 hours. In August in Hart, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Empire.

Things to do in Hart

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

1
night
Empire

Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Empire online tour builder.

You can drive from Hart to Empire in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Empire

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, contemplate the long history of Fort Mackinac, then contemplate the long history of Trinity Church, and finally see some colorful creatures with Great Turtle Kayak Tours. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, and ferry from Empire to Mackinac Island takes 5.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Tours
Highlights from your trip
Fort Mackinac ©
Must see
Fort Mackinac
4.6

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