7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Mackinac Island
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Petoskey
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Traverse City
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Galena
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Mackinaw City
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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 3rd (Sat), learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac and then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the Mackinac Island trip maker website.

Kansas City to Mackinac Island is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Kansas City to Mackinac Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Mackinac Island is a bit cooler than Kansas City - with highs of 55°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Petoskey.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park

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Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Petoskey day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Petoskey takes 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Petoskey are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Petoskey

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails

Side Trips

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Little Traverse Wheelway ©
Little Traverse Wheelway
Wildwood Rush Zip Line Canopy Tour ©
Wildwood Rush Zip Line Canopy Tour
Tunnel of Trees - M119 ©
Tunnel of Trees - M119

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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.
On the 6th (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, then make a trip to Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Traverse City trip planner.

Drive from Petoskey to Traverse City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Traverse City, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Galena.

Things to do in Traverse City

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products ©

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Galena

Galena ©
Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census. On the 7th (Wed), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, then make a trip to Fenelon Place Elevator Co., then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally sample the fine beverages at Blaum Bros. Distilling Co..

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Galena trip planner.

Getting from Traverse City to Galena by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Traverse City to Galena is minus 1 hour. October in Galena sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Galena

Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. ©
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.
Fenelon Place Elevator Co. ©
Fenelon Place Elevator Co.

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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 8th (Thu): delve into the distant past with Colonial Michilimackinac and then get great views at Castle Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Bridge View Park, then snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge, and then stop by JoAnn's Fudge.

Make your Mackinaw City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Galena to Mackinaw City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Galena in October, expect nights in Mackinaw City to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Colonial Michilimackinac ©
Colonial Michilimackinac
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock

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