6 days in Michigan Itinerary

6 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Ludington
— 1 night
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Empire
— 2 nights
3
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
4
Munising
— 1 night

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Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. On the 27th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Stearns Park. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Ludington State Park, kick back and relax at Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ludington attractions planner.

Chicago to Ludington is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Ludington. Traveling from Chicago in July, things will get a bit cooler in Ludington: highs are around 76°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Empire.

Things to do in Ludington

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Off-Road Tours, Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access
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Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access ©
Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park
Off-Road Tours

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Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. On the next day, take a memorable drive along Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, stroll through Empire Bluff Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Empire vacation planner.

You can drive from Ludington to Empire in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Empire

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park and then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mackinac Island online vacation planner.

Getting from Empire to Mackinac Island by combination of taxi, bus, and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. In July in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

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Munising

Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 1st (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, then kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Munising tour itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and car from Mackinac Island to Munising takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Munising are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

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