8 days in Michigan Itinerary

8 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Ann Arbor
— 1 night
2
Kalamazoo
— 1 night
3
Traverse City
— 1 night
4
Charlevoix
— 1 night
5
Sault Ste. Marie
— 1 night
6
Marquette
— 2 nights

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night
Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor ©
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): wander the streets of Kerrytown, get to know the fascinating history of Nickels Arcade, thentake a stroll through Main Street, and finally make a trip to University of Michigan.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ann Arbor tour itinerary maker.

Nashville to Ann Arbor is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Ann Arbor is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in September, things will get slightly colder in Ann Arbor: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kalamazoo.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Kerrytown ©
Kerrytown
University of Michigan ©
University of Michigan

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Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo ©
Kalamazoo is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. On the 16th (Wed), engage your brain at Kalamazoo Valley Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Gilmore Car Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Air Zoo, and finally stop by Confections with Convictions.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalamazoo travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Kalamazoo

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Air Zoo, Gilmore Car Museum
Highlights from your plan
Gilmore Car Museum ©
Gilmore Car Museum
Kalamazoo Valley Museum ©
Kalamazoo Valley Museum
Confections with Convictions ©
Confections with Convictions

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night
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 17th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, don't miss a visit to Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Traverse City road trip site.

Traveling by car from Kalamazoo to Traverse City takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Charlevoix.

Things to do in Traverse City

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products ©
Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products

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night
Charlevoix

Charlevoix ©
Charlevoix is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): admire the striking features of Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castle Farms, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Little Traverse Wheelway, and finally wander the streets of Historic Gaslight District.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlevoix online tour planner.

Getting from Traverse City to Charlevoix by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Charlevoix

Trails Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Petoskey
Highlights from your plan
Little Traverse Wheelway ©
Little Traverse Wheelway
Castle Farms ©
Castle Farms
Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix ©
Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix

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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): raise your glass at Kewadin Casino, thenmeet the residents at Museum Ship Valley Camp, thentake in panoramic vistas at Tower of History, and finally make a trip to Soo Locks.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sault Ste. Marie online tour planner.

You can drive from Charlevoix to Sault Ste. Marie in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Sault Ste. Marie are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kewadin Casino ©
Kewadin Casino
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks
Museum Ship Valley Camp ©
Museum Ship Valley Camp

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nights
Marquette

Marquette is a city in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Marquette side-trips: Munising (Munising Falls, Wagner Falls, &more). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain, experience rural life at Jilbert Dairy, wander the streets of Downtown Marquette, and sample the tasty concoctions at Blackrocks Brewery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Marquette trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Sault Ste. Marie to Marquette takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Marquette can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Munising
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park

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