8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Royal Oak
— 1 night
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
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Traverse City
— 2 nights
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Battle Creek
— 1 night
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Lansing
— 1 night

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Royal Oak

Royal Oak ©
Royal Oak is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Detroit Zoo, then browse the exhibits of Cranbrook Institute of Science, and then contemplate the long history of Cranbrook House and Gardens.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Royal Oak. In June in Royal Oak, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Royal Oak

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bloomfield Hills
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Detroit Zoo ©
Detroit Zoo
Cranbrook Institute of Science ©
Cranbrook Institute of Science
Cranbrook House and Gardens ©
Cranbrook House and Gardens

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 5th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Royal Oak to Mackinac Island takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Royal Oak in June, things will get slightly colder in Mackinac Island: highs are around 67°F and lows about 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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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 8th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Frankfort Beach, learn about winemaking at St. Ambrose Cellars, then kick back and relax at Lake Michigan Beach Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Front Street, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Grand Traverse Distillery, and finally tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Traverse City trip planning tool.

You can travel from Mackinac Island to Traverse City in 13 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mackinac Island in June, you will find days in Traverse City are a bit warmer (76°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Battle Creek.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Frankfort Beach, St. Ambrose Cellars, Lake Michigan Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
St. Ambrose Cellars ©
St. Ambrose Cellars
Grand Traverse Distillery ©
Grand Traverse Distillery

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Battle Creek

Battle Creek ©
Battle Creek is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): enjoy some diversion at Milham Park, then examine the collection at Air Zoo, then get to know the resident critters at Binder Park Zoo, and finally try to win big at Firekeeper's Casino.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Battle Creek travel route planner.

Drive from Traverse City to Battle Creek in 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Battle Creek are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lansing.

Things to do in Battle Creek

Fun & Games · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Milham Park, Air Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Firekeeper's Casino ©
Firekeeper's Casino
 Air Zoo ©
Air Zoo
Binder Park Zoo ©
Binder Park Zoo

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Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is the capital of the US state of Michigan. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): engage your brain at Impression 5 Science Center, explore the galleries of R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, and then visit Old Town.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lansing travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Battle Creek to Lansing takes an hour. June in Lansing sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Lansing

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Impression 5 Science Center ©
Impression 5 Science Center
R.E. Olds Transportation Museum ©
R.E. Olds Transportation Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town

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