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: Newaygo County
drive:  4​h
1
Mackinaw City
— 3 nights
ferry:  48​h 30​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 day
drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Newaygo County

3
nights
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mackinaw Parasailing & Jet Boat Adventures as well as Ugly Anne Boat Cruises.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Mackinaw City trip maker tool .

Newaygo County to Mackinaw City is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Newaygo County in June, expect Mackinaw City to be a bit cooler, temps between 67°F and 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Tours Outdoors Adventure

1
day
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World as well as Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, see the interesting displays at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, then stop by Island House Bike Shop, then contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Mackinac Island route maker app .

Mackinac Island is just a stone's throw from Mackinaw City. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes

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