15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Traverse City
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Mackinac Island
— 1 night
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Kalamazoo
— 1 day
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Saugatuck
— 1 night
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Holland
— 1 night
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Lansing
— 1 night
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Ann Arbor
— 1 night
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Detroit
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 31st (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Dennos Museum Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Traverse City trip website.

Lansing to Traverse City is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Traverse City when traveling from Lansing in May, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Dennos Museum Center ©
Dennos Museum Center

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Traverse City to Mackinac Island takes 5 hours. When traveling from Traverse City in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mackinac Island: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Kalamazoo.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park

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Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo ©
Kalamazoo is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. On the 3rd (Mon), see the sky in a new way at Kalamazoo Valley Museum, examine the collection at Air Zoo, look for all kinds of wild species at Kalamazoo Nature Center, then examine the collection at Gilmore Car Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of The Henderson Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalamazoo trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mackinac Island to Kalamazoo. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mackinac Island in June; daily highs in Kalamazoo reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Kalamazoo

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 3 — 4:
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Gilmore Car Museum ©
Gilmore Car Museum
 Air Zoo ©
Air Zoo
Kalamazoo Valley Museum ©
Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, stroll around Millennium Park, then meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and then catch a live event at Wrigley Field.

Start your trip to Chicago by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Kalamazoo to Chicago by car takes about 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kalamazoo to Chicago. In June, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saugatuck.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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Saugatuck

Saugatuck ©
Saugatuck is a city in Allegan County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stroll around Coghlin Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oval Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach, and finally choose your vessel at Retro Boat Rentals.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Saugatuck road trip planning tool.

Drive from Chicago to Saugatuck in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Saugatuck. June in Saugatuck sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Holland.

Things to do in Saugatuck

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Transportation

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 6:
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Oval Beach ©
Oval Beach
Retro Boat Rentals ©
Retro Boat Rentals
Coghlin Park ©
Coghlin Park

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Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Upper Macatawa Cycling Trails, identify plant and animal life at Hemlock Crossing, then hike along Rosy Mound Natural Area, and finally kick back and relax at Holland State Park Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Holland itinerary maker site.

Holland is very close to Saugatuck. In June in Holland, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lansing.

Things to do in Holland

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:
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Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach
Rosy Mound Natural Area ©
Rosy Mound Natural Area
Upper Macatawa Cycling Trails ©
Upper Macatawa Cycling Trails

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Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is the capital of the US state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Woldumar Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Carl G. Fenner Nature Center, then trek along Pere Marquette Rail Trail, and finally make a trip to Lansing's First Capital Building.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lansing day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Holland to Lansing takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Lansing are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Ann Arbor.

Things to do in Lansing

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:
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Woldumar Nature Center ©
Woldumar Nature Center
Pere Marquette Rail Trail ©
Pere Marquette Rail Trail
Carl G. Fenner Nature Center ©
Carl G. Fenner Nature Center

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Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor ©
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Furstenberg Nature Area, trek along Parker Mill Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maybury Riding Stable, then immerse yourself in nature at Maybury State Park, and finally relax in the rural setting at Stone Coop Farm.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Ann Arbor trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Lansing to Ann Arbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Detroit.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:
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Maybury State Park ©
Maybury State Park
Furstenberg Nature Area ©
Furstenberg Nature Area
Maybury Riding Stable ©
Maybury Riding Stable

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Detroit

Detroit ©

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village, examine the collection at The Henry Ford, stroll around Elizabeth Park, then add some adventure to your tour with Riverside Kayak Connection, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Detroit Cultural Center Historic District.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Detroit travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ann Arbor to Detroit in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ann Arbor in June, Detroit is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Outdoors · Transportation · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Riverside Kayak Connection ©
Riverside Kayak Connection

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 11th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Gorge Trail, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation.

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Traveling by car from Detroit to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail
Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation ©
Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Niagara Falls in June, things will get a bit warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 35°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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