6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  2​h
1
Lexington
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Tawas City
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Oscoda
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Alpena
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
5
Mackinaw City
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
6
Mackinac Island
— Few hours
ferry + bus:  4​h 30​min
7
Traverse City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Ludington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Muskegon
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Wolcottville

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Lexington

Lexington ©
Lexington is a village in Sanilac County in the U.S. On the 25th (Tue), go for a stroll along the water at Port Sanilac Marina and then visit a coastal fixture at Port Sanilac Lighthouse.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lexington vacation planning website .

Detroit to Lexington is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Detroit in June, Lexington is a bit cooler at night with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tawas City.

Things to do in Lexington

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Port Sanilac
Highlights from your plan
Port Sanilac Marina ©
Port Sanilac Marina
Port Sanilac Lighthouse ©
Port Sanilac Lighthouse

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night
Tawas City

Tawas City ©
Tawas City is a city along Lake Huron in the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. You've now added Tawas Point Lighthouse to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tawas City online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Lexington to Tawas City takes 3 hours. In June in Tawas City, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 51°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Wed) before leaving for Oscoda.

Things to do in Tawas City

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Tawas Point Lighthouse, Dizzy Daisy Winery
Highlights from your plan
Tawas Point Lighthouse ©
Tawas Point Lighthouse

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Oscoda

Oscoda
Oscoda is an unincorporated community in the U.S. River Road Scenic Byway has been added to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Oscoda trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tawas City to Oscoda takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Oscoda are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Alpena.

Things to do in Oscoda

Scenic Drive Outdoors

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Alpena

Alpena ©
Alpena is a city in the U.S. To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Alpena tour planner .

Drive from Oscoda to Alpena in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Alpena

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Blair Street Park ©
Blair Street Park

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night
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Mackinaw City journey builder site .

Getting from Alpena to Mackinaw City by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Alpena in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mackinaw City: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 51°F at night. On the 27th (Thu), you're off toMackinac Island.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Discover how to plan a Mackinac Island trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Mackinac Island is very close to Mackinaw City. In June, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes
Biddle House ©
Biddle House

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Traverse City

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Two Brothers Sailing Adventures as well as Fishing Charters & Tours. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Northern Latitudes Distillery and then get a new perspective on things with Two Brothers Sailing Adventures.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Traverse City fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Traverse City takes 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mackinac Island in June: highs in Traverse City hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ludington.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Suttons Bay Ciders, Northern Latitudes Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Northern Latitudes Distillery ©
Northern Latitudes Distillery
Suttons Bay Ciders ©
Suttons Bay Ciders
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): walk around Buttersville Park and then browse the exhibits of S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ludington trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Traverse City to Ludington takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Muskegon.

Things to do in Ludington

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Fox Barn Winery, Jomagrha Vineyards & Winery, S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia
Highlights from your plan
The Fox Barn Winery ©
The Fox Barn Winery
S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia ©
Buttersville Park ©
Buttersville Park

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Muskegon

Muskegon ©
Muskegon is a city in the U.S. To see ratings and more tourist information, go to the Muskegon trip planner.

You can drive from Ludington to Muskegon in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Muskegon

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Muskegon Heritage Museum ©
Muskegon Heritage Museum

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