10 days in Michigan Itinerary

10 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Fly
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Munising
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Newberry, MI, Bus to Mackinaw, Ferry to Mackinac Island
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Mackinaw, Bus to Traverse City
3
Traverse City
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Grand Rapids
— 1 night
Drive
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Frankenmuth
— 1 night
Drive
6
Dearborn
— 2 nights
Fly

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Munising

Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours, then putt your heart out at Miners Falls Mini Golf, then admire the sheer force of Munising Falls, and finally explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Munising trip builder tool.

Asheville to Munising is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Asheville in August, things will get a bit cooler in Munising: highs are around 74°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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Munising Falls ©
Waterfall
Munising Falls
4.7

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Trinity Church, learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island holiday maker site.

You can do a combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Geologic Formation
Arch Rock
4.7
Fort Mackinac ©
Military Museum
Fort Mackinac
4.6

2
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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.
On the 2nd (Wed), stop by Cherry Republic of Glen Arbor and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. On your second day here, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Traverse City trip maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Traverse City in 5 hours. When traveling from Mackinac Island in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Traverse City: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Traverse City

Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
4.7

1
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Grand Rapids

Furniture City

The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): look and learn at Grand Rapids Public Museum, then examine the collection at Gerald R. Ford Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Andrew.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Rapids trip planner.

Getting from Traverse City to Grand Rapids by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Grand Rapids, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Frankenmuth.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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1
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Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): walk around Wilkommen Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire nature's extreme beauty at Zak And Macs Chocolate Haus, then stop by Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, and finally browse the different shops at Frankenmuth River Place Shops.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Frankenmuth holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Grand Rapids to Frankenmuth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Frankenmuth can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dearborn.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Shopping · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
4.6

2
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Dearborn

Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, then examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and finally examine the collection at Greenfield Village. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront, then have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, and then partake in some friendly competition at Decode Ann Arbor.

Discover how to plan a Dearborn trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Frankenmuth to Dearborn in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Frankenmuth in September, Dearborn is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:
Highlights from your trip
The Henry Ford ©
Must see
The Henry Ford
4.8
Greenfield Village ©
Specialty Museum
Greenfield Village
4.7

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