3 days in Marietta & Detroit Itinerary

3 days in Marietta & Detroit Itinerary

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3 days in Marietta & Detroit Itinerary

Start: Parkersburg
Drive:  30​min
1
Marietta
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
2
Detroit
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Parkersburg

1
day
Marietta

Marietta ©
Marietta is a city in and the county seat of Washington County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Mound Cemetery, examine the collection at Campus Martius Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Marietta online tour planner .

Parkersburg to Marietta is an approximately half hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Marietta are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Marietta

Historic Sites Museums
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Campus Martius Museum ©
Campus Martius Museum
Mound Cemetery ©
Mound Cemetery

2
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 6th (Sun), head off the coast to Belle Isle Park, explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, then contemplate the long history of Motown Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Detroit RiverFront. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Greenfield Village, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Guardian Building.

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Traveling by car from Marietta to Detroit takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Marietta, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Detroit, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Dearborn
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Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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