8 days in Oberlin & Michigan Itinerary

8 days in Oberlin & Michigan Itinerary

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8 days in Oberlin & Michigan Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Oberlin
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 day
ferry:  15​min
3
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Ludington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Traverse City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Louisville

2
nights
Oberlin

Oberlin ©
Oberlin is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States, southwest of Cleveland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Allen Memorial Art Museum. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Hershberger Farm & Bakery, relax in the rural setting at The Farm at Walnut Creek, and then see the interesting displays at Warther Museum.

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Louisville to Oberlin is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Louisville in July, expect Oberlin to be little chillier, temps between 81°F and 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Oberlin

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hershberger Farm & Bakery, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Warther Museum, The Farm at Walnut Creek, Maumee Bay State Park
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Allen Memorial Art Museum ©
Allen Memorial Art Museum
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum

1
day
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Biddle House, look for gifts at Mackinac Island Bike Shop, examine the collection at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, make a trip to Fort Holmes, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Oberlin to Mackinac Island. Traveling from Oberlin in July, expect Mackinac Island to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 5th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, immerse yourself in nature at Straits State Park, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saint Ignace online route planner .

Saint Ignace is very close to Mackinac Island. In July in Saint Ignace, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ludington.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park
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Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Straits State Park ©
Straits State Park

1
night
Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Ludington North Breakwater Light, kick back and relax at Stearns Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Big Sable Point Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ludington road trip tool .

Getting from Saint Ignace to Ludington by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Ludington can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Traverse City.

Things to do in Ludington

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Big Sable Point Lighthouse ©
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

2
nights
Traverse City

Traverse City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): do a tasting at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery, do a tasting at Bowers Harbor Vineyards, and then kick back and relax at Clinch Park. On the next day, do a tasting at Chateau Grand Traverse Winery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Frankfort Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Point Betsie Lighthouse.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Traverse City online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Ludington to Traverse City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Traverse City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Frankfort
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Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery ©
Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery
Bowers Harbor Vineyards ©
Bowers Harbor Vineyards
Chateau Grand Traverse Winery ©
Chateau Grand Traverse Winery

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