7 days in Michigan Itinerary

7 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
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Mackinaw City
— 1 night
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Traverse City
— 2 nights

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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 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Biddle House, stop by Island House Bike Shop, then see the interesting displays at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes.

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Dallas to Mackinac Island is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Mackinac Island is 1 hour. In July, Mackinac Island is colder than Dallas - with highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:
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St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes

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Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. On the 21st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cross In The Woods National Shrine, then take a stroll through Historic Gaslight District, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Straits State Park and then take an in-depth tour of Mackinaw Bridge Museum.

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Traveling by ferry from Mackinac Island to Mackinaw City takes an hour. In July in Mackinaw City, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:
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Cross In The Woods National Shrine ©
Cross In The Woods National Shrine
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park
Historic Gaslight District ©
Historic Gaslight District

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Traverse City

Traverse City ©

Cherry Capital of the World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Point Betsie Lighthouse, contemplate the long history of Fishtown, then do a tasting at Blustone Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Bowers Harbor Vineyards. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Grand Traverse Winery, and then do a tasting at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Traverse City online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mackinaw City to Traverse City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mackinaw City in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Traverse City: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Point Betsie Lighthouse ©
Point Betsie Lighthouse
Bowers Harbor Vineyards ©
Bowers Harbor Vineyards
Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery ©
Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery

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