7 days in Mackinaw City & Mackinac Island Itinerary

7 days in Mackinaw City & Mackinac Island Itinerary

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Mackinaw City
— 3 nights
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Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
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Mackinaw City

— 3 nights
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fort Mackinac and Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. Get some historical perspective at Colonial Michilimackinac and Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park. Go for a jaunt from Mackinaw City to Cross Village to see Three Pines Studio about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site, take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, and take an in-depth tour of Heritage Village at Mackinaw.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Mackinaw City vacation tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Mackinaw City. In June, daily temperatures in Mackinaw City can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Mackinac Island

— 3 nights
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. You've now added Mackinac Island State Park to your itinerary. On the 11th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World and then admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, contemplate the long history of Biddle House, pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, then don't miss a visit to Fort Holmes, and finally play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mackinac Island road trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Mackinaw City to Mackinac Island in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Golf