4 days in Charlevoix, Petoskey & Mackinac Island Itinerary

4 days in Charlevoix, Petoskey & Mackinac Island Itinerary

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4 days in Charlevoix, Petoskey & Mackinac Island Itinerary

Start: Petoskey
Drive:  30​min
1
Charlevoix
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Petoskey
— 5 nights
bus + ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Mackinac Island
— Few hours
ferry + bus:  2​h 30​min
End: Petoskey

1
day
Charlevoix

Charlevoix ©
Charlevoix is a city in the U.S. On the 2nd (Tue), admire the striking features of Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix, then make a trip to Charlevoix Circle of Arts, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Farms, and finally enjoy the sea views from Charlevoix South Pier Light Station.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Charlevoix trip site .

Petoskey to Charlevoix is an approximately half hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Charlevoix can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Petoskey.

Things to do in Charlevoix

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Castle Farms ©
Castle Farms
Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix ©

5
nights
Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mackinaw Trail Winery and Maple Moon Sugarbush and Winery.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Petoskey road trip planning tool .

Petoskey is just a stone's throw from Charlevoix. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. You'll set off for Mackinac Island on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Petoskey

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Mackinaw Trail Winery & Brewery ©
Mackinaw Trail Winery & Brewery
Maple Moon Sugarbush and Winery ©
Maple Moon Sugarbush and Winery

few
hours
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 7th (Sun), enjoy the sea views from Round Island Lighthouse, then steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Petoskey to Mackinac Island takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes
Round Island Lighthouse ©
Round Island Lighthouse
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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