10 days in Midwest Itinerary

10 days in Midwest Itinerary

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Drive
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Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive
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Munising
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mackinaw City
— 1 night
Ferry
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Mackinaw, Bus to Traverse City
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Traverse City
— 1 day
Drive
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Detroit
— 1 night
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Chicago — 2 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day by day itinerary now includes 360 Chicago Observation Deck. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Millennium Park, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Chicago online tour itinerary planner.

Kokomo to Chicago is an approximately 3-hour car ride. June in Chicago sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. On the 19th (Sun), you're off to Munising.
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Munising — 2 nights

Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. Munising is known for nature, adventure, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, admire the sheer force of Wagner Falls, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Munising tour itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Chicago to Munising in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Munising due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect Munising to be slightly colder, temps between 68°F and 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mackinaw City.
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Mackinaw City — 1 night

Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. On the 23rd (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mackinaw City road trip website.

Getting from Munising to Mackinaw City by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Mackinaw City sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.
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Mackinac Island — 2 nights

Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, and then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Mackinac Island trip itinerary maker website.

You can ride a ferry from Mackinaw City to Mackinac Island in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Traverse City.
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Traverse City — 1 day

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 25th (Sat): take a stroll through Front Street and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Traverse City route app.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Traverse City by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mackinac Island in June, expect nights in Traverse City to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly to Detroit.
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Detroit — 1 night

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 26th (Sun), examine the collection at The Henry Ford, examine the collection at Greenfield Village, and then contemplate the long history of Motown Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Detroit online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Traverse City to Detroit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Traverse City in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Detroit, with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.
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