The average price of a 7-day trip to Michigan City is $2,053 for a solo traveler, $3,687 for a couple, and $6,912 for a family of 4. Michigan City hotels range from $35 to $252 per night with an average of $62, while most vacation rentals will cost $240 to $1000 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) are between $665 and $1,066 per person for economy flights and $2,087 to $3,345 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $42 to $88 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Michigan City, IN, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to MDW and stay in a Michigan City hotel:

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Michigan City is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Michigan City Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Michigan City for a week is $1,091-$3,341($156-$477 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $88 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $443 to $853 for economy

Lodging: $59 to $79 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $256 to $312 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Michigan City for a week is $2,272-$5,236($325-$748 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $176 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $886 to $1,706 for economy

Lodging: $59 to $79 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $256 to $312 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Michigan City for a week is $3,656-$8,498($522-$1,214 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $168 to $352 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,772 to $3,412 for economy

Lodging: $118 to $158 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $384 to $437 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Michigan City

How cheap can you make a vacation to Michigan City? The cheapest trip to Michigan City is about $109 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $160 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $29.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Michigan City for a week is $764-$2,287($109-$327 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $21 to $42 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $443 to $853 for economy

Lodging: $29 to $35 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $190 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Michigan City for a week is $1,354-$3,434($193-$491 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $42 to $84 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $886 to $1,706 for economy

Lodging: $29 to $35 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $160 to $190 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Michigan City for a week is $2,708-$6,412($387-$916 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $84 to $168 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,772 to $3,412 for economy

Lodging: $58 to $70 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $224 to $304 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is possible but not easy to travel to Michigan City cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Michigan City Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Michigan City.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Michigan City for a week is $2,439-$15,351($348-$2,193 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $185 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,045 to $2,056 for first class

Lodging: $125 to $252 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Michigan City for a week is $4,128-$18,702($590-$2,672 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $370 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,090 to $4,112 for first class

Lodging: $125 to $252 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,000 to $2,000 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Michigan City for a week is $8,256-$30,204($1,179-$4,315 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $368 to $740 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,180 to $8,224 for first class

Lodging: $250 to $504 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,400 to $2,800 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Michigan City Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Michigan City is about average than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Michigan City due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Michigan City Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Michigan City hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Michigan City.

 

Flight Costs to Michigan City

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,066 average in late July to a low of $665 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $629. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Michigan City our data includes 642 originating airports, and 109 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Michigan City from an airport like Saarbruecken (SCN) in Saarbrucken (Germany) for an average $6,688 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Manistee County-Blacker (MBL) in Manistee/Ludington, MI (the United States) at an average of just $221.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Michigan City, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $401, so you can easily save about 60% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Michigan City can easily cost $310 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $21 per person. Private tours can cost $628 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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