11 days in Jackson & Portland Itinerary

11 days in Jackson & Portland Itinerary

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Jackson
— 3 nights
Drive to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Fly to Portland International Jetport
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— 7 nights
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Jackson

Jackson is a city located along Interstate 94 in the south central area of the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Falling Waters Trail and Dahlem - Jackson's Nature Place. Change things up with a short trip to Jiffy Mix Company in Chelsea (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Sandhill Crane Vineyards, see the interesting displays at Ella Sharp Museum, stroll around Ella Sharp Park, and get the adrenaline pumping with Skydive Tecumseh.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Jackson road trip tool.

Detroit to Jackson is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Detroit in October, Jackson is little chillier at night with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Portland

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and The Cassidy Galleryfor some retail therapy. We've included these beaches for you: Ogunquit Beach and Long Sands Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kancamagus Highway (in North Conway), Boston (Kevin Hagen White Statue, North End, &more) and Rocky Gorge (in Albany). The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewing Company, head outdoors with Red Claws Basketball, take a memorable tour with Tours, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Portland trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jackson to Portland. In October, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips