7 days in Northwest Michigan Itinerary

7 days in Northwest Michigan Itinerary

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Ludington
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Charlevoix
— 1 night
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Traverse City
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Ludington

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Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Big Sable Point Lighthouse, then admire the majestic nature at Ludington State Park, and then walk around Stearns Park. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Ludington Waterfront Park, then wander the wide-open spaces of Amber Elk Ranch, then stop by The Jam Farm, and finally enjoy the sea views from Ludington North Breakwater Light.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ludington trip itinerary planner.

Midland to Ludington is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Midland in July, expect nights in Ludington to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Charlevoix.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
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Charlevoix

Charlevoix ©
Charlevoix is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix, browse the fresh offerings at John Cross Fisheries, step into the grandiose world of Castle Farms, then kick your exploration up a notch at Wildwood Rush Zip Line Canopy Tour, and finally get interesting insight from Sunshine Charters Day Tours.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Charlevoix trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Ludington to Charlevoix takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Charlevoix

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure

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Castle
Castle Farms
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Architectural Building
Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix
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Traverse City

Cherry Capital of the World

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Traverse City: Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail (in Glen Arbor) and Empire (Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, &more). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, catch all the local highlights with TC Helicopters Tours, stop by American Spoon, and take a stroll through Front Street.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Traverse City trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Charlevoix to Traverse City takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Traverse City are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
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