46 days in Michigan & Spokane Itinerary

46 days in Michigan & Spokane Itinerary

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Detroit
— 5 nights
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Jackson
— 4 nights
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Kalamazoo
— 5 nights
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Holland
— 5 nights
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Frankenmuth
— 4 nights
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Petoskey
— 5 nights
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Mackinac Island
— 4 nights
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Traverse City
— 6 nights
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Spokane
— 7 nights

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Detroit

Detroit ©

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Get out of town with these interesting Detroit side-trips: Ann Arbor (University of Michigan, Decode Ann Arbor, &more), The Town Peddler Craft and Antique Mall (in Livonia) and Novi (Sri Venkateswara Temple & cultural centre & BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, examine the collection at Detroit Historical Museum, meet the residents at Detroit Zoo, and take an in-depth tour of Holocaust Memorial Center.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Detroit online road trip planner.

Tampa to Detroit is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, Detroit is cooler than Tampa - with highs of 42°F and lows of 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Decode Ann Arbor ©
Decode Ann Arbor

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Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson is a city located along Interstate 94 in the south central area of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jackson: Lansing (Impression 5 Science Center, Horrocks Farm Market, &more), Sanctuary Spirits (in Grand Ledge) and East Lansing (Michigan State University & Saper Galleries and Custom Framing). The adventure continues: get your game on at EpIQ Escapes, see the interesting displays at Ye Ole Carriage Shop, and do a tasting at Pentamere Winery.

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You can drive from Detroit to Jackson in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in March, and nighttime lows around 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kalamazoo.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Impression 5 Science Center ©
Impression 5 Science Center
Michigan State University ©
Michigan State University
Michigan History Center ©
Michigan History Center

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Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo ©
Kalamazoo is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Fallasburg Covered Bridge (in Lowell), Grand Rapids (Gerald R. Ford Museum, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, &more) and Rockford Dam Overlook (in Rockford). There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Bell's Comstock Brewery, examine the collection at Gilmore Car Museum, stop by Confections with Convictions, and hike along Cascade Peace Park.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kalamazoo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jackson to Kalamazoo in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in March, and nighttime lows around 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Holland.

Things to do in Kalamazoo

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park ©
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Room Escape Games
Bell's Comstock Brewery ©
Bell's Comstock Brewery

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Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Holland: Ludington (Ludington Waterfront Park & Ludington State Park), Fetch Brewing Company (in Whitehall) and Coopersville Area Historical Society & Museum (in Coopersville). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Silver Beach Carousel, see the interesting displays at Montague Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at The Monet Garden of Muskegon, and take a leisurely stroll along Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Holland trip planning app.

Getting from Kalamazoo to Holland by car takes about 1.5 hours. March in Holland sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Frankenmuth.

Things to do in Holland

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Windmill Island Gardens ©
Windmill Island Gardens
Ludington Waterfront Park ©
Ludington Waterfront Park
Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park

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Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Frankenmuth side-trips: Bay City (Center Avenue Historic District & Sage Branch Library), Midland (Dow Gardens & Alden Dow Home and Studio) and Flint Institute of Arts (in Flint). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, try your luck at Soaring Eagle Casino, don't miss a visit to Saginaw Veterans Memorial Plaza, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Frankenmuth trip planner.

Drive from Holland to Frankenmuth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 39°F in March, and nighttime lows around 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Petoskey.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
Flint Institute of Arts ©
Flint Institute of Arts
Frankenmuth River Place Shops ©
Frankenmuth River Place Shops

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Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Petoskey: Mackinac Bridge (in Saint Ignace), Cross In The Woods National Shrine (in Indian River) and Nancy Dagwell Campbell Park (in Mackinaw City). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Nub's Nob, hit the slopes at Tommy's Ski and Wake School, identify plant and animal life at Thorne Swift Nature Preserve, and grab your bike and head to Little Traverse Wheelway.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Petoskey day trip planner.

Getting from Frankenmuth to Petoskey by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Frankenmuth in March, with highs in Petoskey at 34°F and lows at 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Petoskey

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Little Traverse Wheelway ©
Little Traverse Wheelway
Maple Moon Sugarbush and Winery ©
Maple Moon Sugarbush and Winery
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Mackinac Island is known for nature, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, steep yourself in history at Biddle House, look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and make a trip to Fort Holmes.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mackinac Island online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Petoskey to Mackinac Island in 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°F, and evening lows to 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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Traverse City

Cherry Capital of the World

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.
Explore Traverse City's surroundings by going to Empire (Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore & Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive), Forbush Corner Cross-Country Skiing (in Frederic) and Hanson Hills Recreation Area (in Grayling). The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, glide through natural beauty at Cross Country Ski Headquarters, get a taste of the local shopping with The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, and enjoy the sea views from Mission Point Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Traverse City trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Traverse City in 5 hours. Traveling from Mackinac Island in April, expect nights in Traverse City to be about the same, around 32°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Spokane: Silverwood Theme Park (in Athol), Deer Park Road (in Olympic National Park) and Coeur d'Alene (Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk around Riverfront Park, don't miss a visit to Monroe Street Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Downtown Spokane, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Aloysius Church.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Spokane online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Traverse City to Spokane in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Traverse City to Spokane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Traverse City in April, expect Spokane to be a bit warmer, temps between 58°F and 38°F. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Manito Park ©
Manito Park

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