5 days in Southeast Michigan & Chicago Itinerary

5 days in Southeast Michigan & Chicago Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Dearborn
— 1 night
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Dearborn

— 1 night
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
On the 6th (Mon), get outside with Miami Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, and then steep yourself in history at Motown Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dearborn planner.

New York City to Dearborn is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Dearborn when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier, and admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dearborn to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums