2 days in Rochester Hills & Traverse City Itinerary

2 days in Rochester Hills & Traverse City Itinerary

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Rochester Hills
— 1 day
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Traverse City
— 1 night
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Rochester Hills — 1 day

Rochester Hills is a city in northeast Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan, in the northern outskirts of Metropolitan Detroit area. On the 30th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Packard Proving Grounds, view the masterpieces at Meadow Brook Hall, then hike along Paint Creek Trail, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Stony Creek Metropark.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rochester Hills visit planner.

Detroit to Rochester Hills is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In May, daytime highs in Rochester Hills are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Traverse City.
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Traverse City — 1 night

Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
On the 31st (Mon), hunt for treasures at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, then don't miss a visit to Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Traverse City day trip site.

Drive from Rochester Hills to Traverse City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rochester Hills in May since evenings lows in Traverse City dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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