33 days in Southeast Michigan Itinerary

33 days in Southeast Michigan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast Michigan itinerary planner
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Lansing
— 9 nights
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Adrian
— 6 nights
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Detroit
— 17 nights

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Lansing — 9 nights

Lansing is the capital of the US state of Michigan. Change things up with these side-trips from Lansing: Frankenmuth (Frankenmuth Historical Museum, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more), Sugarbush Golf Course (in Davison) and Flint (Flint Institute of Arts, Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, &more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Michigan History Center, brush up on your military savvy at Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Michigan State Capitol, and don't miss a visit to Lansing's First Capital Building.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lansing itinerary planner.

Detroit to Lansing is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. August in Lansing sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Adrian.
Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Golf
Side Trips

Adrian — 6 nights

Adrian is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Lenawee County. Get out of town with these interesting Adrian side-trips: DownDay Charters (in Monroe), Sauder Village (in Archbold) and Indian Creek Zoo (in Lambertville). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Lenawee County Historical Museum, join the crowd at Michigan International Speedway, stroll around Cascade Falls, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hidden Lake Garden.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Adrian trip planner.

Drive from Lansing to Adrian in 1.5 hours. In August in Adrian, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Detroit.
Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Shopping
Side Trips

Detroit — 17 nights

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Detroit: FasTrak Exotic Driving Experience (in Grosse Ile), Toledo (Hollywood Casino Toledo, Toledo Zoo, &more) and Cedar Point (in Sandusky). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, steep yourself in history at The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, take an in-depth tour of Detroit Historical Museum, and take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront.

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You can drive from Adrian to Detroit in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trips