9 days in Michigan Itinerary

9 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Mears
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Empire
— 1 night
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Mackinac Island
— 1 night
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Munising
— 3 nights

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Mears

Mears ©
Golden Township is a civil township of Oceana County in the U.S. On the 23rd (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Little Sable Point Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mears road trip tool.

Saint Joseph to Mears is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Saint Joseph in June, with highs in Mears at 73°F and lows at 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Empire.

Things to do in Mears

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

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Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access ©
Off-Road Tours
Little Sable Point Lighthouse ©
Little Sable Point Lighthouse

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Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stroll through Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and then hike along Empire Bluff Trail.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Empire trip builder.

Getting from Mears to Empire by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Empire are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Empire

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Trinity Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, then admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mackinac Island day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Empire to Mackinac Island takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Empire in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mackinac Island: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Munising.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping
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Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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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. Get in touch with nature at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring). Family-friendly places like Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Munising Falls will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munising: Marquette (Presque Isle Park & Sugarloaf Mountain). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock and admire the sheer force of Wagner Falls.

Find out how to plan Munising trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Mackinac Island to Munising in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Munising are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park

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