7 days in Holland, Empire & Mackinac Island Itinerary

7 days in Holland, Empire & Mackinac Island Itinerary

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Holland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Empire
— 1 night
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Taxi to Traverse City, MI, Bus to Mackinaw, Ferry to Mackinac Island
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Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
Ferry to Mackinaw, Fly to Grand Rapids

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Holland

Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Holland State Park Beach and Oval Beach. Popular historic sites such as South Haven Lighthouses and Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Holland side-trips: Silver Beach County Park (in Saint Joseph), 12 Corners Vineyards (in Benton Harbor) and Gilmore Car Museum (in Hickory Corners). The adventure continues: stroll through Upper Macatawa Cycling Trails and shop like a local with Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Holland trip itinerary builder.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Holland. In June, daytime highs in Holland are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Empire.

Things to do in Holland

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Empire

Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. On the 20th (Thu), hike along Empire Bluff Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Empire online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Holland to Empire in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Holland in June, things will get little chillier in Empire: highs are around 72°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Empire

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Biddle House, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Trinity Church, identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mission Church, and finally enjoy the sea views from Round Island Lighthouse.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mackinac Island attractions planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry from Empire to Mackinac Island in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Empire in June, expect nights in Mackinac Island to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are little chillier, around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Tours