6 days in Michigan, Austin & Charleston Itinerary

6 days in Michigan, Austin & Charleston Itinerary

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Traverse City
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 1 night
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Charleston
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 5th (Fri), take a memorable drive along Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, then take a stroll through Front Street, and then do a tasting at Chateau Chantal Winery & Tasting Room.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Traverse City day trip app.

Chicago to Traverse City is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, things will get little chillier in Traverse City: highs are around 60°F and lows about 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Traverse City

Shopping · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive
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Chateau Chantal Winery & Tasting Room ©
Chateau Chantal Winery & Tasting Room
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 7th (Sun), don't miss a visit to South Congress Avenue.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin trip planner.

You can fly from Traverse City to Austin in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Traverse City to Austin. Traveling from Traverse City in October, you will find days in Austin are much hotter (85°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (62°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Austin

Neighborhoods · Shopping
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South Congress Avenue ©
South Congress Avenue

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church, gain interesting insight with Lowcountry Walking Tours, and then stop by goat. sheep. cow..

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston travel tool.

You can fly from Austin to Charleston in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin to Charleston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Austin in October, plan for slightly colder days in Charleston, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Fort Moultrie
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Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
goat. sheep. cow. ©
goat. sheep. cow.
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

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