7 days in Michigan Itinerary

7 days in Michigan Itinerary

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7 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Detroit
bus:  15​min
1
Dearborn
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
2
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mackinaw City
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
4
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry + bus:  4​h 15​min
5
Traverse City
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
End: Detroit

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Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Greenfield Village, examine the collection at The Henry Ford, then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally examine the collection at Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dearborn online trip itinerary builder .

Detroit to Dearborn is an approximately half hour bus ride. You can also drive. In June in Dearborn, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums

Side Trips

Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum, Detroit Institute of Arts
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum ©
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chapel Rock and Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach, then admire the sheer force of Tannery Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Wagner Falls.

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Do a combination of flight and taxi from Dearborn to Munising in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dearborn in June, with highs in Munising at 68°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Munising

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

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Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park, then examine the collection at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then take an in-depth tour of Mackinaw Bridge Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc..

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mackinaw City route planning app .

Traveling by car from Munising to Mackinaw City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum of Ojibwa Culture
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Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park
Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Mackinaw Bridge Museum ©
Mackinaw Bridge Museum

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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 18th (Thu): make a trip to Fort Holmes, see the interesting displays at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mackinac Island driving holiday website .

Mackinac Island is just a short distance from Mackinaw City. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Horseback Riding Tours
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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Traverse City

Traverse City ©
Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): hike along Empire Bluff Trail, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Northern Latitudes Distillery. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Clinch Park, then trek along Pyramid Point Trail, and then do a tasting at 45 North Vineyard & Winery.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Traverse City trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Traverse City in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Mackinac Island in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Traverse City, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Empire, Lake Leelanau
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45 North Vineyard & Winery ©
45 North Vineyard & Winery
Northern Latitudes Distillery ©
Northern Latitudes Distillery

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