3 days in Franklin & Iron Mountain Itinerary

3 days in Franklin & Iron Mountain Itinerary

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Franklin
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Iron Mountain
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Franklin — 1 night

On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to SC Johnson Headquarters and then visit a coastal fixture at Wind Point Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): stroll through Wehr Nature Center and then admire the natural beauty at Boerner Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Franklin route planning tool.

Chicago to Franklin is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In September in Franklin, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Iron Mountain.
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Iron Mountain — 1 night

Iron Mountain is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): make a trip to U.P. Veterans Memorial and then fly down the slopes at Pine Mountain.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Iron Mountain online route planner.

You can drive from Franklin to Iron Mountain in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Franklin in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Iron Mountain, with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors