4-Day Summer Travel Itinerary for Mackinac Island

Ah, summer. That time of year when tens of thousands of visitors from around the world take a break away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy some fun and relaxation on Mackinac Island, the USA’s Best Summer Travel Destination.

You could stay the whole summer on Mackinac Island and not experience everything there is to see and do. But you can certainly get a taste of what makes Mackinac Island so special during a long weekend or midweek visit.

Check out the ideas in this sample 4-day itinerary for a summer visit to Mackinac Island and you’ll be sure to find something that suits everyone in your travel party.

A family walks down Mackinac Island's Main Street on a cloudy summer day.

Things to keep in mind for a summer visit to Mackinac Island

  • Summer Weather on Mackinac Island – Summers on Mackinac Island feature beautiful, cool mornings and warm afternoons with comfortable humidity. You’ll find high temps in the 70s from June through August, with a pleasant transition to fall beginning in September when temps average in the mid-60s. 3 reasons Mackinac Island’s summer weather is so perfect






Infographic with a 4-day summer itinerary, weather guide and packing list for a visit to Mackinac Island


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