5 days in Michigan Itinerary

5 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Dearborn
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Mackinac Island
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Empire
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Battle Creek
— 1 night
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Lansing
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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 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, then admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, and then steep yourself in history at Motown Museum.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dearborn travel route planner.

Detroit to Dearborn is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dearborn are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Detroit
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 6th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then explore the galleries of Fort Mackinac, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder website.

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. Traveling from Dearborn in June, expect Mackinac Island to be slightly colder, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Empire.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. On the 7th (Sun), kick back and relax at Lake Michigan Beach Park and then explore the striking landscape of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Empire trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and taxi from Mackinac Island to Empire takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Battle Creek.

Things to do in Empire

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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Battle Creek

Battle Creek ©
Battle Creek is a city in the U.S. On the 8th (Mon), get to know the resident critters at Binder Park Zoo, then sample the tasty concoctions at Bell's Comstock Brewery, and then see the interesting displays at Gilmore Car Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Battle Creek day trip planner.

You can drive from Empire to Battle Creek in 4 hours. Traveling from Empire in June, things will get a bit warmer in Battle Creek: highs are around 79°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lansing.

Things to do in Battle Creek

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Bell's Comstock Brewery, Gilmore Car Museum
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Binder Park Zoo ©
Binder Park Zoo
Gilmore Car Museum ©
Gilmore Car Museum
Bell's Comstock Brewery ©
Bell's Comstock Brewery

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Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is the capital of the US state of Michigan. On the 9th (Tue), get curious at Impression 5 Science Center, tee off at Hawk Hollow Golf Course, and then admire the natural beauty at 4-H Children's Garden.

For ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Lansing trip planning site.

Drive from Battle Creek to Lansing in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Lansing can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Lansing

Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Hawk Hollow Golf Course, 4-H Children's Garden
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Impression 5 Science Center ©
Impression 5 Science Center
Hawk Hollow Golf Course ©
Hawk Hollow Golf Course
4-H Children's Garden ©
4-H Children's Garden

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