4 days in Michigan Itinerary

4 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Detroit
— 1 day
2
Frankenmuth
— 1 night
3
Traverse City
— 1 night
4
Mackinac Island
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, and then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, use the Detroit trip app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Detroit. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Frankenmuth.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Henry Ford
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum

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Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): learn about all things military at Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum, thendo a tasting at St. Julians Winery, thenstop by Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Frankenmuth trip maker website.

Drive from Detroit to Frankenmuth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Detroit in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Frankenmuth, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Wineries Museums Tours

Side Trip

Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum
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Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum ©
Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum

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Traverse City

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Traverse City trip planner.

Drive from Frankenmuth to Traverse City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Traverse City

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, thenlearn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mackinac Island travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Traverse City to Mackinac Island by bus takes about 5 hours. While traveling from Traverse City, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mackinac Island, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Museums Nature Parks
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

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