9 days in Munising, Mackinaw City & Glen Arbor Itinerary

9 days in Munising, Mackinaw City & Glen Arbor Itinerary

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Munising
— 3 nights
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Mackinaw City
— 1 night
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Glen Arbor
— 4 nights
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Munising

— 3 nights
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 Sand Point Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, take in the dramatic scenery at Wagner Falls, get engrossed in the history at Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center, and explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Munising trip planning app.

Cincinnati to Munising is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. In July, Munising is a bit cooler than Cincinnati - with highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll travel to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Mackinaw City

— 1 night
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the striking features of Indian Village, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then steep yourself in history at McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site, and finally kick back and relax at Nancy Dagwell Campbell Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mackinaw City trip maker tool.

You can drive from Munising to Mackinaw City in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Mackinaw City sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F at night. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Glen Arbor.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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Glen Arbor

— 4 nights
Glen Arbor Township is a civil township of Leelanau County in the U.S. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and South Manitou Island Lighthouse. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Black Star Farms and Point Betsie Lighthouse. Take a break from Glen Arbor with a short trip to Frankfort Beach in Frankfort, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: hike along Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail, kick back and relax at Lake Michigan Beach Park, learn about all things military at Sleeping Bear Point Maritime Museum, and learn about winemaking at Blustone Vineyards.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Glen Arbor driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Mackinaw City to Glen Arbor in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glen Arbor

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips