5 days in Michigan Itinerary

5 days in Michigan Itinerary

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5 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Frankenmuth
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Hart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Holland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Dearborn
— 1 night
Bus:  15​min
End: Detroit

1
day
Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Frankenmuth River Place Shops, stop by Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, and then learn about winemaking at St. Julians Winery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Frankenmuth trip itinerary app .

Detroit to Frankenmuth is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Detroit in August, expect little chillier with lows of 58°F in Frankenmuth. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hart.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Shopping Wineries
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Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
Frankenmuth River Place Shops ©
Frankenmuth River Place Shops
St. Julians Winery ©
St. Julians Winery

2
nights
Hart

Hart ©
Hart is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): look for gifts at Dublin General Store LTD, then kick back and relax at Stearns Park, and then walk around Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Pere Marquette Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fifth Avenue Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hart itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Frankenmuth to Hart takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Holland.

Things to do in Hart

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dublin General Store LTD, Pere Marquette Park, Stearns Park, Fifth Avenue Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fifth Avenue Beach ©
Fifth Avenue Beach

1
night
Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): kick back and relax at Oval Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Holland State Park Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Holland route builder .

Getting from Hart to Holland by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Holland are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dearborn.

Things to do in Holland

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Oval Beach, Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier
Highlights from your plan
Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach
Oval Beach ©
Oval Beach
Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier ©
Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier

1
night
Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at The Heidelberg Project, examine the collection at Greenfield Village, then examine the collection at The Henry Ford, then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally see the interesting displays at Motown Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dearborn travel route planner .

Getting from Holland to Dearborn by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Dearborn, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Detroit
Highlights from your plan
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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