12 days in Rochester Hills & Waxahachie Itinerary

12 days in Rochester Hills & Waxahachie Itinerary

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Rochester Hills
— 6 nights
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Drive to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Fly to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Drive to Waxahachie
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Waxahachie
— 5 nights
Drive to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Fly to Detroit

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Rochester Hills — 6 nights

Rochester Hills is a city in northeast Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan, in the northern outskirts of Metropolitan Detroit area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rochester Hills: Kensington Metropark (in Milford), Port Huron (Fort Gratiot Lighthouse & Blue Water Bridge) and Twelve Oaks Mall (in Novi). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Somerset Collection, look for gifts at Morley Candy Makers - The Home of Sanders Candy, view the masterpieces at Meadow Brook Hall, and contemplate the long history of Yates Cider Mill.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Rochester Hills visit planner.

Detroit to Rochester Hills is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In December in Rochester Hills, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Waxahachie.
Shopping · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Waxahachie — 5 nights

Waxahachie is the county seat of Ellis County, Texas, United States, and lies just beyond the southern suburbs of Dallas. Change things up with these side-trips from Waxahachie: Cedar Hill State Park (in Cedar Hill), Athens (Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center & The Retreat Massage & Day Spa) and Glen Rose (Dinosaur World & Fossil Rim Wildlife Center). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at The Mosaic Hideaway, browse for treasures at Dove's Nest Gifts, don't miss a visit to Ellis County Courthouse, and take an in-depth tour of Ellis County Museum.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Waxahachie road trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rochester Hills to Waxahachie. The time zone difference when traveling from Rochester Hills to Waxahachie is minus 1 hour. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Rochester Hills in December: highs in Waxahachie hover around 58°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Shopping · Museums · Wildlife
Side Trips