7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dayton
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
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Dearborn
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Thompsonville
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Grand Haven
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
4
Isle Royale National Park
— 1 day
Travel:  6​h 30​min
5
Munising
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h
7
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+4
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
End: Dayton

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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 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, then see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village, and then take a stroll through Greektown.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dearborn journey planning tool .

Dayton to Dearborn is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July in Dearborn, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Thompsonville.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Greektown
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Greektown ©
Greektown

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Thompsonville

Thompsonville ©
Thompsonville is a village in Benzie County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get outside with Mountain Ridge Course and then tee off at Crystal Mountain.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Thompsonville holiday planner.

Getting from Dearborn to Thompsonville by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Dearborn in July, things will get a bit cooler in Thompsonville: highs are around 75°F and lows about 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Haven.

Things to do in Thompsonville

Outdoors Parks Golf
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Crystal Mountain ©
Crystal Mountain

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Grand Haven

Grand Haven ©
Grand Haven is a city in the U.S. On the 17th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Michigan's Adventure, stop by Blueberry Haven, then take a leisurely stroll along Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Haven trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Thompsonville to Grand Haven takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Grand Haven are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Isle Royale National Park.

Things to do in Grand Haven

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Michigan's Adventure, Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market
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Michigan's Adventure ©
Michigan's Adventure
Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier ©
Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier
Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market ©
Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market

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Isle Royale National Park

Isle Royale National Park ©
Isolated by its location in the northern reaches of Lake Superior, Isle Royale National Park treats its visitors to a wilderness of second-growth forests, clear lakes, and rugged coastline inhabited by moose, wolves, otters, and foxes.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a stroll through Rock Harbor, then get to know the fascinating history of Scoville Point, and then enjoy the sea views from Rock Island Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Isle Royale National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Haven to Isle Royale National Park. Traveling from Grand Haven in July, expect Isle Royale National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Munising.

Things to do in Isle Royale National Park

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Scoville Point ©
Scoville Point
Rock Harbor ©
Rock Harbor
Rock Island Lighthouse ©
Rock Island Lighthouse

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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 19th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Munising holiday planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Isle Royale National Park to Munising. Traveling from Isle Royale National Park in July, Munising is a bit warmer at night with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paradise online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Munising to Paradise takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. In July, daytime highs in Paradise are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums Nature Parks
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Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Whitefish Point Light ©
Whitefish Point Light

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 21st (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, and then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Paradise to Mackinac Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Museums
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Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

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