Mackinaw City, Michigan

Mackinaw City, Michigan, USA
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Climate & Best time to visit Mackinaw City

Climate in Mackinaw City:

Best time to visit Mackinaw City:

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring is a delightful time to visit Michigan. The weather begins to warm up, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 40s to 60s Fahrenheit (4-21°C). This is an ideal season for outdoor activities such as hiking in state parks, exploring botanical gardens, and visiting the vibrant city of Ann Arbor. Spring also brings blooming flowers and the opportunity to enjoy fresh maple syrup.

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is the most popular time to visit Michigan. The weather is warm and sunny, with daytime temperatures often in the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit (21-30°C). This is the best time for outdoor activities, including exploring the shores of the Great Lakes, swimming in Lake Michigan, and hiking in places like Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Summer is also ideal for attending festivals and enjoying the state's many parks.

Fall (September to November):

  • Fall is a favorite time for many visitors to Michigan. The weather remains pleasant, with daytime temperatures ranging from the 60s to 70s Fahrenheit (15-26°C). The fall foliage in the state's forests, especially in places like Upper Peninsula and Traverse City, turns into vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow, making it ideal for scenic drives, apple picking, and hiking. Fall is also great for attending cider mills and harvest festivals.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in Michigan can be cold, especially in the northern regions. Daytime temperatures often range from the 20s to 30s Fahrenheit (-6 to 4°C). This season is perfect for winter sports enthusiasts, with opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling in areas like the Upper Peninsula and Boyne Mountain. The holiday season brings festive events and decorations.

Note on Detroit:

  • Detroit, Michigan's largest city, offers cultural attractions, museums, and a growing food scene. It's a year-round destination, with indoor and outdoor activities for every season.

Note on Mackinac Island:

  • Mackinac Island is a popular summer destination known for its historic charm and lack of motorized vehicles. It's best visited in the warmer months when the island is fully operational.

Money & Prices

Currency in United States of America:

U.S. dollar (USD)

How expensive is a trip to Mackinaw City?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
15.45 USD
Fast food meal:
9.64 USD
Mid-range meal:
31.41 USD
Bottle of water:
1.46 USD
Soft drink:
2.37 USD
5.23 USD
Local Beer:
5.55 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
2.11 USD
Taxi - 1km:
1.81 USD
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

United States of America general information:

Voltage: 120 V, Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Type A (North American/Japanese 2-pin)
  • Type B (American 3-pin)

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