4 days in Michigan Itinerary

4 days in Michigan Itinerary

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4 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Detroit
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Detroit
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Kalamazoo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Ludington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Empire
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Detroit

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, admire the natural beauty at Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, then examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and finally see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Detroit trip maker app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Detroit. In July, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Kalamazoo.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Dearborn, Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
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Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo ©
Kalamazoo is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get curious at Kalamazoo Valley Museum, examine the collection at Gilmore Car Museum, then see the interesting displays at Air Zoo, and finally learn about winemaking at St. Julian Winery.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalamazoo travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Detroit to Kalamazoo in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ludington.

Things to do in Kalamazoo

Museums Childrens Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Gilmore Car Museum, St. Julian Winery, Air Zoo
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Gilmore Car Museum ©
Gilmore Car Museum
 Air Zoo ©
Air Zoo
Kalamazoo Valley Museum ©
Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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Ludington

Ludington ©
Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. On the 9th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Ludington State Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Ludington North Breakwater Light, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stearns Park.

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Ludington trip planner .

You can drive from Kalamazoo to Ludington in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Kalamazoo in July, plan for slightly colder days in Ludington, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Empire.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park

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Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Ellie Harold Art Studio & Gallery, then stroll through Lake Michigan Beach Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Empire trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Ludington to Empire takes 2 hours. In July in Empire, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Empire

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Ellie Harold Art Studio & Gallery
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