6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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Pentwater
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Manistee
— 1 night
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Traverse City
— 2 nights
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Mackinaw City
— 1 night
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Sault Ste. Marie
— 1 night

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Pentwater

Pentwater ©
Pentwater is a village in Oceana County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): walk around Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access and then immerse yourself in nature at Charles Mears State Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pentwater travel itinerary planner.

Comstock Park to Pentwater is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In September, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Manistee.

Things to do in Pentwater

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access ©

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Manistee

Manistee ©
Manistee is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate the long history of S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manistee trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pentwater to Manistee takes an hour. In September in Manistee, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Manistee

Golf · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

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Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club ©
Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club
S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia ©
S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia

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Traverse City

Traverse City ©

Cherry Capital of the World

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.
On the 30th (Wed), look for gifts at Cherry Republic of Traverse City. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then browse the different shops at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, then get a taste of the local shopping with Michigan Artists Gallery, and finally wander the streets of Front Street.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Traverse City planning tool.

You can drive from Manistee to Traverse City in 1.5 hours. September in Traverse City sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Traverse City

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature · Parks

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The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Cherry Republic of Traverse City ©
Cherry Republic of Traverse City

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Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Mackinaw City itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Traverse City to Mackinaw City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Traverse City in October, expect nights in Mackinaw City to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Historic Sites · Museums
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Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse ©
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse

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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stop by Bird's Eye Outfitters, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of History, and then explore the galleries of Museum Ship Valley Camp.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sault Ste. Marie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mackinaw City to Sault Ste. Marie takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 41°F. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
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Museum Ship Valley Camp ©
Museum Ship Valley Camp
Bird's Eye Outfitters ©
Bird's Eye Outfitters
Tower of History ©
Tower of History

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