6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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Champaign
— 1 day
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Grand Haven
— 1 day
3
Traverse City
— 1 night
4
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights

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Champaign

Champaign ©
Champaign is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Larry Kanfer Photography, then let the kids burn off some steam at Meadowbrook Park, then see where the action happens at Memorial Stadium, and finally get lost in a book at Champaign Public Library.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Champaign trip itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Champaign. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Haven.

Things to do in Champaign

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Meadowbrook Park
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Meadowbrook Park ©
Meadowbrook Park
Champaign Public Library ©
Champaign Public Library
Larry Kanfer Photography ©
Larry Kanfer Photography

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Grand Haven

Grand Haven ©
Grand Haven is a city in the U.S. On the 4th (Thu), contemplate the long history of USS LST 393, then find something for the whole family at Michigan's Adventure, and then visit a coastal fixture at Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Haven trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Champaign to Grand Haven takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Champaign to Grand Haven. In July in Grand Haven, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Grand Haven

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muskegon
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Michigan's Adventure ©
Michigan's Adventure
Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier ©
Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier
USS LST 393 ©
USS LST 393

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and then take a stroll through Front Street.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Traverse City road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Haven to Traverse City takes 3 hours. In July in Traverse City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Traverse City

Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
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Beer Tastings & Tours
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Biddle House, learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Keep things going the next day: stop by Caddywampus, contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mackinac Island travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Traverse City to Mackinac Island in 5 hours. When traveling from Traverse City in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mackinac Island: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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