5 days in Michigan Itinerary

5 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Dearborn
— 1 night
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Marquette
— 1 night
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Munising
— 1 night
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Traverse City
— 1 night

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Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
On the 1st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village and then take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Henry Ford, then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and then see the interesting displays at Motown Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dearborn road trip planning app.

New York City to Dearborn is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Dearborn reach 63°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Marquette.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Upper Peninsula has been added to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Sat), make a trip to Upper Peninsula, relax in the rural setting at Jilbert Dairy, then take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Marquette, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Dearborn to Marquette by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Dearborn in October, expect Marquette to be a bit cooler, temps between 53°F and 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Jilbert Dairy ©
Jilbert Dairy

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Munising

Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Munising trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marquette to Munising takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Munising

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls

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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.
On the 5th (Mon), sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then experience rural life at Buchan's Blueberry Hill, and then learn about winemaking at Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Traverse City road trip planning website.

Getting from Munising to Traverse City by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. October in Traverse City sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Buchan's Blueberry Hill ©
Buchan's Blueberry Hill
Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery ©
Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery

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