8 days in Two Rivers & Traverse City Itinerary

8 days in Two Rivers & Traverse City Itinerary

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8 days in Two Rivers & Traverse City Itinerary

Start: Madison
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Two Rivers
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Traverse City
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
End: Madison

3
nights
Two Rivers

Two Rivers ©
Two Rivers is a city in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mariners Trail & Rawley Point Bike Trails and Point Beach State Forest. Explore Two Rivers' surroundings by going to Off The Wheel Pottery (in Egg Harbor), Door County Historical Museum (in Sturgeon Bay) and Sister Bay Beach (in Sister Bay). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Country Dairy, walk around Neshotah Park, examine the collection at Hamilton Wood Type Museum & Printing Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Woodland Dunes Nature Center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Two Rivers tour planner.

Madison to Two Rivers is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Two Rivers are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Two Rivers

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Door County Historical Museum, Silver Lake State Park, Off The Wheel Pottery, Sister Bay Beach, Country Dairy
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Point Beach State Forest ©
Point Beach State Forest
Neshotah Park ©
Neshotah Park
Door County Historical Museum ©
Door County Historical Museum

4
nights
Traverse City

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trails and Grand Traverse Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Traverse City: Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail (in Glen Arbor) and Lake Michigan Beach Park (in Empire). There's still lots to do: tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Northern Latitudes Distillery, don't miss a visit to Lake Michigan Shoreline, and explore the world behind art at Dennos Museum Center.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Traverse City travel route planner .

You can drive from Two Rivers to Traverse City in 6 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August in Traverse City, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, Lake Michigan Beach Park, Lake Ann Brewing Company, Northern Latitudes Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dennos Museum Center ©
Dennos Museum Center

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