8 days in Petoskey & Charlevoix Itinerary

8 days in Petoskey & Charlevoix Itinerary

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Petoskey
— 6 nights
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Charlevoix
— 1 night
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Petoskey

— 6 nights
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. state of Michigan. Take a break from the city and head to Little Traverse Wheelway and Wildwood Rush Zip Line Canopy Tour. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Gaslight District and Maple Moon Sugarbush and Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Petoskey: Traverse City (Mission Point Lighthouse & Chateau Chantal Winery & Tasting Room) and Manistique (Palms Book State Park & Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Bear River Valley Recreation Area, do a tasting at Petoskey Farms Vineyard & Winery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mackinaw Trail Winery & Brewery, and sample the fine beverages at Rudbeckia Winery.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Petoskey trip site.

Columbus to Petoskey is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive; or take a bus. In October, Petoskey is slightly colder than Columbus - with highs of 57°F and lows of 42°F. On the 8th (Thu), you're off to Charlevoix.

Things to do in Petoskey

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Charlevoix

— 1 night
Charlevoix is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Grass River Natural Area and then enjoy the sand and surf at Depot Beach. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the top attractions with Mushroom House Tours, then explore the historical opulence of Castle Farms, and then stroll through North Point Nature Preserve.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Charlevoix trip itinerary maker.

Charlevoix is just a stone's throw from Petoskey. October in Charlevoix sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlevoix

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

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