4 days in Michigan Itinerary

4 days in Michigan Itinerary

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4 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Grand Rapids
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Dearborn
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New York City


1
night
Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids ©
The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at Gerald R. Ford Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Rapids trip itinerary builder website .

New York City to Grand Rapids is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in Grand Rapids reach 42°F and lows reach 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dearborn.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Meyer May House ©
Meyer May House
Gerald R. Ford Museum ©
Gerald R. Ford Museum

2
nights
Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Motown Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Joe Louis Arena, then examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and finally see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, explore and take pictures at Comerica Park, and then take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dearborn trip builder site .

You can drive from Grand Rapids to Dearborn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in March, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Detroit
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Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Comerica Park ©
Comerica Park

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