8 days in Michigan Itinerary

8 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Mackinaw City
— 3 nights
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Holland
— 4 nights

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Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Round Island Lighthouse as well as Fort Holmes. On the 20th (Sun), enjoy the sea views from Round Island Lighthouse, take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, walk around Colonial Michilimackinac, then enjoy the sea views from Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, and finally stroll through Nancy Dagwell Campbell Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Fort Holmes, visit a coastal fixture at Shepler's Lighthouse Cruises, see the interesting displays at Great Lake Light House Keepers, then take an in-depth tour of Heritage Village at Mackinaw, and finally visit a coastal fixture at McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mackinaw City visit planner.

Saint Louis to Mackinaw City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis to Mackinaw City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint Louis in September: high temperatures in Mackinaw City hover around 67°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Holland.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
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Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes
Round Island Lighthouse ©
Round Island Lighthouse
McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site ©

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Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hackley and Hume Historic Site and Central Avenue Christian Reformed Church. Explore hidden gems such as Rosy Mound Natural Area and Holland Museum. Step out of Holland with an excursion to Lakeshore Bike Trail in Muskegon--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at De Graaf Nature Center, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Big Lake Brewing, enjoy the sand and surf at Holland State Park Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ninth Street Christian Reformed Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Holland online trip builder.

Getting from Mackinaw City to Holland by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Mackinaw City in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Holland: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 54°F at night. On the 26th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Holland

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Rosy Mound Natural Area ©
Rosy Mound Natural Area
Lakeshore Bike Trail ©
Lakeshore Bike Trail
Hackley and Hume Historic Site ©
Hackley and Hume Historic Site

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