7 days in Mackinac Island & Milwaukee Itinerary

7 days in Mackinac Island & Milwaukee Itinerary

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Fly to Sault Ste Marie, Ferry to Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Mackinaw, Fly to Milwaukee
— 4 nights


Mackinac Island

— 2 nights
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, then admire all the interesting features of Fort Mackinac, and finally see the interesting displays at Liberty Lego Display. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Biddle House, steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, then visit a coastal fixture at Round Island Lighthouse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mission Church, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Maeve's Arts.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island holiday maker app.

Kansas City to Mackinac Island is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Kansas City in March, you will find days in Mackinac Island are colder (32°F), and nights are a bit cooler (19°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums


— 4 nights

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Basilica of St. Josaphat and Cedar Creek Settlement will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Harley-Davidson Museum and Milwaukee Art Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milwaukee: Horicon Marsh (in Mayville) and Lapham Peak (in Delafield). There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery, contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Oratory, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee trip itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Mackinac Island to Milwaukee takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Mackinac Island to Milwaukee is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Mackinac Island in March, things will get a bit warmer in Milwaukee: highs are around 41°F and lows about 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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