8 days in Glen Arbor, Mackinac Island & Cleveland Itinerary

8 days in Glen Arbor, Mackinac Island & Cleveland Itinerary

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8 days in Glen Arbor, Mackinac Island & Cleveland Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Glen Arbor
— 2 nights
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
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ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h
3
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Glen Arbor

Glen Arbor ©
Glen Arbor Township is a civil township of Leelanau County in the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): trek along Empire Bluff Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Green Point Dunes Nature Preserve, and then cruise along Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Glen Arbor trip planner .

New York City to Glen Arbor is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get slightly colder in Glen Arbor: highs are around 72°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Glen Arbor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Empire, Green Point Dunes Nature Preserve
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Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail ©
Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, then admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Biddle House, steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, tee off at Jewel Golf Course, then identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glen Arbor to Mackinac Island. Traveling from Glen Arbor in June, you will find days in Mackinac Island are a bit cooler (67°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

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nights
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Go for a jaunt from Cleveland to Sandusky to see Cedar Point about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, explore and take pictures at Progressive Field, explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and contemplate the long history of West Side Market.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cleveland holiday app .

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Mackinac Island to Cleveland in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mackinac Island in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Cleveland: highs are around 77°F and lows about 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bay Lanes Bowling, Cedar Point
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Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

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