8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Traverse City
— 2 nights
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
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Manistique
— 1 night
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Munising
— 1 night
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Sault Ste. Marie
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, then learn about winemaking at Bowers Harbor Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Blustone Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Suttons Bay Ciders. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Chateau Grand Traverse Winery, then do a tasting at Mari Vineyards, then do a tasting at Hawthorne Vineyards, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Grand Traverse Bay.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Traverse City trip maker tool.

Detroit to Traverse City is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. October in Traverse City sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Traverse City

Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Suttons Bay Ciders, Blustone Vineyards
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Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery ©
Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery
Bowers Harbor Vineyards ©
Bowers Harbor Vineyards
Chateau Grand Traverse Winery ©
Chateau Grand Traverse Winery

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, then steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, and finally tee off at Jewel Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): head off the coast to Eagle Point Cave, contemplate the long history of Biddle House, stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, then surround yourself with nature on Great Turtle Kayak Tours, then relax and rejuvenate at Lilac Tree Spa, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Round Island Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island journey planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Traverse City to Mackinac Island in 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Traverse City in October: highs in Mackinac Island hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Manistique.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature
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Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Round Island Lighthouse ©
Round Island Lighthouse

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Manistique

Manistique ©
Manistique, formerly Monistique, is the only incorporated city in and the county seat of Schoolcraft County of the U.S. To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Manistique trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Mackinac Island to Manistique with the Route module. Traveling from Mackinac Island in October, Manistique is a bit cooler at night with lows of 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Manistique

Nature · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Garden Bay Winery
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Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) ©
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)
Indian Lake State Park ©
Indian Lake State Park
Mackinaw Trail Winery ©
Mackinaw Trail Winery

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the sheer force of Laughing Whitefish Falls.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Munising driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Manistique to Munising takes an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Munising

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Laughing Whitefish Falls ©
Laughing Whitefish Falls

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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Tower of History.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Sault Ste. Marie trip planner.

You can drive from Munising to Sault Ste. Marie in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. October in Sault Ste. Marie sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Fun & Games · Casinos · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bay Mills Resort & Casinos
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Bay Mills Resort & Casinos ©
Bay Mills Resort & Casinos
Kewadin Casino ©
Kewadin Casino
Tower of History ©
Tower of History

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