Summer Michigan Road Trips

Summer is well under-way here in the Mitten State, and there is truly no better time than now for a road trip! recently compiled a list of the 10 best Michigan road trips; this list contains amazing road trips for every season and we’ve picked out five which are perfectly suited for the summer months!


Michigan has more lighthouses than any other state! Take a three day weekend to venture out on this 18-hour road trip which highlights our state’s most beautiful lighthouses.


Our state has 200 waterfalls, most of which are in the Upper Peninsula. This eight-hour road trip will take you to some of the most scenic waterfalls in the UP. While this trip can technically be completed in a day, we recommend extending the trip over a weekend to spend some quality time at each one.

Natural Wonders

Clocking in at almost 24 hours on the road and spanning seven of Michigan’s stunning natural wonders, this is one road trip you might want to spread out over a few days.

Sunrise Coast

There’s nothing more breathtaking than a sunrise along the coast, and Michigan’s Sunrise Coast covers 200 miles of Lake Huron’s shoreline. If you’ve ever wondered what the best way to see our state’s most scenic sunrises would be, it’s this road trip.


From famous restaurants to local hidden gems, this “ultimate Michigan foodie road trip” is specially designed to hit breakfast, lunch, and dinner over three days.