7 days in Michigan Itinerary

7 days in Michigan Itinerary

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7 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: New York City
Foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Empire
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Hart
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Munising
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Bus + Ferry:  6​h 15​min
4
Mackinac Island
— 1 day
+3
Ferry + Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5​h
5
Dearborn
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New York City

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Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Empire online attractions planner .

New York City to Empire is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Empire to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hart.

Things to do in Empire

Wildlife Parks Nature
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nights
Hart

Hart ©
Hart is a city in the U.S. On the 2nd (Tue), walk around Stearns Park and then admire the majestic nature at Ludington State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Pere Marquette Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Lake State Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hart online travel route planner .

You can drive from Empire to Hart in 2 hours. July in Hart sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Munising.

Things to do in Hart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ludington, Pere Marquette Park
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Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 4th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Munising road trip planning site .

Drive from Hart to Munising in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Munising are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Dearborn.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at Greenfield Village, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally explore and take pictures at Comerica Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dearborn trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Mackinac Island to Dearborn takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Mackinac Island in July, with highs in Dearborn at 82°F and lows at 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums

Side Trip

Detroit
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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