9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mackinaw City
1
Mackinaw City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Traverse City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ludington
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Saginaw
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Frankenmuth
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Detroit
— 2 nights
End: Detroit

1
night
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Fort de Baude Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Wawatam Lighthouse, and then step aboard Shepler's Lighthouse Cruises.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mackinaw City online sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Mackinaw City. In June in Mackinaw City, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Saint Ignace
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Wawatam Lighthouse ©
Wawatam Lighthouse
Fort de Baude Museum ©
Fort de Baude Museum

3
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Pyramid Point Trail, then see the interesting displays at Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum, and then do a tasting at Leelanau Wine Cellars.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Traverse City travel planner .

You can drive from Mackinaw City to Traverse City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mackinaw City in June, you will find days in Traverse City are somewhat warmer (76°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ludington.

Things to do in Traverse City

Wineries Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Leelanau, Leelanau Wine Cellars, Pyramid Point Trail, Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum
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Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum ©
Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum
Peninsula Cellars ©
Peninsula Cellars
45 North Vineyard & Winery ©
45 North Vineyard & Winery

1
night
Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. On the 21st (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Port of Ludington Maritime Museum, tee off at Hemlock Golf Club, and then visit a coastal fixture at Ludington North Breakwater Light.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ludington tour itinerary builder website .

Getting from Traverse City to Ludington by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Ludington are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Saginaw.

Things to do in Ludington

Outdoors Golf Childrens Museums
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Hemlock Golf Club ©
Hemlock Golf Club
Port of Ludington Maritime Museum ©
Port of Ludington Maritime Museum

1
night
Saginaw

Saginaw ©
Saginaw is a city in the State of Michigan and the seat of Saginaw County. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Hoyt Library, then admire the natural beauty at The Lucille E. Andersen Memorial Garden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoyt Park, and finally make a trip to Saginaw Veterans Memorial Plaza.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saginaw travel route tool .

Getting from Ludington to Saginaw by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Frankenmuth.

Things to do in Saginaw

Parks
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Hoyt Park ©
Hoyt Park
The Hoyt Library ©
The Hoyt Library
Saginaw Veterans Memorial Plaza ©
Saginaw Veterans Memorial Plaza

few
hours
Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Frankenmuth trip planner .

Frankenmuth is just a stone's throw from Saginaw. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Detroit.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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St. Lorenz Lutheran Church ©
St. Lorenz Lutheran Church
Wilkommen Park ©
Wilkommen Park
Zak And Macs Chocolate Haus ©
Zak And Macs Chocolate Haus

2
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Detroit trip planner .

You can drive from Frankenmuth to Detroit in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Detroit

Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

Depot Town
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Depot Town ©
Depot Town
Mexicantown ©
Mexicantown

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