7 days in Mackinaw City & Mackinac Island Itinerary

7 days in Mackinaw City & Mackinac Island Itinerary

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7 days in Mackinaw City & Mackinac Island Itinerary

Start: Mackinaw City
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Mackinaw City
— 3 nights
ferry:  30​min
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Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
ferry:  30​min
End: Mackinaw City

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nights
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Let the collections at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum and Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc. capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Crooked Vine Vineyard & Winery and Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Tahquamenon Falls State Park (in Paradise), Oswald's Bear Ranch (in Newberry) and Hidden River Golf and Casting Club (in Brutus). There's much more to do: take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, walk around Colonial Michilimackinac, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, and steep yourself in history at McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site.

To find maps and other tourist information, go to the Mackinaw City route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Mackinaw City. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint Ignace, Paradise, Oswald's Bear Ranch, Cross In The Woods National Shrine, Crooked Vine Vineyard & Winery
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Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse ©
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse
Oswald's Bear Ranch ©
Oswald's Bear Ranch

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 29th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, then browse the exhibits of Fort Mackinac, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): tee off at Wawashkamo Golf Club, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, and then tee off at Jewel Golf Course.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mackinac Island vacation app .

Mackinac Island is just a short distance from Mackinaw City. In June in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the ferry ride back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Outdoors Golf
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Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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