5 days in Michigan Itinerary

5 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Dearborn
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Mackinac Island
— 1 night
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Grand Rapids
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Holland
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Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at The Henry Ford and then see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, take in the waterfront at Detroit RiverFront, then see where the action happens at Comerica Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dearborn trip tool.

New York City to Dearborn is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dearborn can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get the lay of the land with Fort Mackinac, then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island holiday maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Dearborn to Mackinac Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dearborn in May, with highs in Mackinac Island at 58°F and lows at 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park

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Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids ©

Furniture City

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.
On the 12th (Sun), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then contemplate the long history of Meyer May House, and then admire the natural beauty at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Rapids day trip website.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Mackinac Island to Grand Rapids in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, Grand Rapids is somewhat warmer than Mackinac Island - with highs of 71°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Holland.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park ©
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Room Escape Games
Meyer May House ©
Meyer May House

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Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): walk around Windmill Island Gardens and then stroll through Holland State Park Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Holland trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Grand Rapids to Holland in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Holland can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Holland

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach
Windmill Island Gardens ©
Windmill Island Gardens

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