55 days in United States Itinerary

55 days in United States Itinerary

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55 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Woodstock
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Erie
— Few hours
Drive:  9​h
2
Mebane
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Bradenton
— 4 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
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New Orleans
— 7 nights
Drive:  6​h
8
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
10
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
12
Phoenix
— 14 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
13
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
14
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 45​min
15
Keystone
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
16
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h
17
Frankenmuth
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Woodstock

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Erie

Erie
Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Erie travel itinerary planner .

Woodstock, Canada to Erie is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Woodstock in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Erie, with lows around -7°C. On the 25th (Thu), you're off toMebane.

Things to do in Erie

Parks Wineries Museums

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Mebane

Mebane ©
Mebane is a city located mostly in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States, and partly in Orange County, North Carolina. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tanger Outlet Mebane, Virginia Museum of Natural History and Triangle Boat Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Carolina Trace Country Club and Dan Daniel Memorial Park. Get out of town with these interesting Mebane side-trips: Paul J Ciener Botanical Garden (in Kernersville), Aviator Brewery (in Fuquay-Varina) and Virginia International Raceway (in Alton).

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mebane trip itinerary maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Erie to Mebane. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Erie in January: high temperatures in Mebane hover around 11°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Mebane

Outdoors Golf Tours

Side Trips

Triangle Boat Tours, Paul J Ciener Botanical Garden, Aviator Brewery, Dan Daniel Memorial Park, Virginia International Raceway
Highlights from your plan
Carolina Trace Country Club ©
Carolina Trace Country Club
Tanger Outlets Mebane ©
Tanger Outlets Mebane
Virginia Museum of Natural History ©

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach, Tanger Outlet Myrtle Beach Hwy 501 and Tanger Outlet Myrtle Beach Hwy 17. On the 29th (Mon), get a taste of local nightlife at Hard Rock Cafe Myrtle Beach, steep yourself in history at Atalaya, then kick back and relax at Litchfield Beach, and finally stop by Gay Dolphin Gift Cove. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlet Myrtle Beach Hwy 17, then get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlet Myrtle Beach Hwy 501, and then tee off at Captain Hook's Adventure Golf.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Mebane to Myrtle Beach takes 4 hours. In January, Myrtle Beach is somewhat warmer than Mebane - with highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Shopping Golf

Side Trips

Litchfield Beach, Atalaya
Highlights from your plan
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Captain Hook's Adventure Golf ©
Captain Hook's Adventure Golf
Tanger Outlets Myrtle Beach Hwy 17 ©

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charleston History Tours as well as Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (KKBE), and then see Charleston History Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlet Charleston, appreciate the history behind Fort Moultrie, then stroll the grounds of Magnolia Cemetery, and finally look for gifts at The Hidden Countship.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston online holiday planner .

Drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. In January in Charleston, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Fort Moultrie, Tanger Outlets Charleston
Highlights from your plan
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
Magnolia Cemetery ©
Magnolia Cemetery

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Savannah Historic District, contemplate the long history of Mercer Williams House Museum, then stop by Byrd Cookie Company, then stop by Savannah's Candy Kitchen, and finally stop by River Street Sweets. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church, look for gifts at Savannah Bee Company, then wander the streets of Old Town Bluffton, then examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, and finally stop by Harbour Town Lighthouse.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Savannah vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bradenton.

Things to do in Savannah

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Old Town Bluffton
Highlights from your plan
Harbour Town Lighthouse ©
Harbour Town Lighthouse
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple
First African Baptist Church ©
First African Baptist Church

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Bradenton

Bradenton ©
Bradenton boasts a handful of historical buildings, but its real claim to fame is as the home of Tropicana Products and its quirky culture.
Explore hidden gems such as Ellenton Premium Outlets and Nokomis Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bradenton: Stump Pass Beach State Park (in Englewood), Crescent Beach (in Siesta Key) and Venice Beach (in Venice). Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at De Soto National Memorial.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bradenton trip maker app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Savannah to Bradenton in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Savannah in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Bradenton: highs are around 26°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Bradenton

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Nokomis Beach, Ellenton Premium Outlets, Stump Pass Beach State Park, Venice Beach, Crescent Beach
Highlights from your plan
Stump Pass Beach State Park ©
Stump Pass Beach State Park
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Nokomis Beach ©
Nokomis Beach

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get some historical perspective at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Royal Street. Shop till you drop at Louisiana Music Factory and French Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow), The Oaks Golf Club (in Pass Christian) and Bayou Country Store (in Slidell). There's lots more to do: tee off at Grand Bear Golf Course, look for gifts at MOONSHINE NETTIE, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at M.S. Rau Antiques, and take in the exciting artwork at Jamie Hayes Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Bradenton to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Bradenton in February, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Shopping Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Gulfport, Bayou Country General Store, Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©
Jamie Hayes Gallery ©
Jamie Hayes Gallery

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, stop by Phoenicia Specialty Foods, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Historic District Market Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Houston road trip tool .

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in February, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Houston: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Phoenicia Specialty Foods ©
Phoenicia Specialty Foods

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Alamo as well as The San Antonio River Walk. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, then do a tasting at Sister Creek Vineyards, and then tee off at Palmer Course at La Cantera. On your second day here, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, then contemplate the long history of King William Historic District, then take in the history at Mission San Francisco De La Espada Catholic Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph's Downtown Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip maker site .

Getting from Houston to San Antonio by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In February, daytime highs in San Antonio are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Sister Creek Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Mission Espada ©
Mission Espada
Sister Creek Vineyards ©
Sister Creek Vineyards
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church

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El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): tee off at Butterfield Trail Golf Club. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some fabulous bargains at The Outlet Shoppes at El Paso, tee off at Painted Dunes Golf Course, and then get engrossed in the history at Tigua Indian Cultural Center.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the El Paso road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to El Paso takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to El Paso. Expect slightly colder evenings in El Paso when traveling from San Antonio in February, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in El Paso

Golf Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

The Outlet Shoppes at El Paso
Highlights from your plan
Butterfield Trail Golf Club ©
Butterfield Trail Golf Club
The Outlet Shoppes at El Paso ©
The Outlet Shoppes at El Paso

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 20th (Tue), tee off at Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Club, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then do a tasting at Gruet Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Skip Maisel's Indian Jewelry and then try your luck at Route 66 Casino Hotel.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Albuquerque driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from El Paso to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from El Paso in February; daily highs in Albuquerque reach 15°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Fun & Games Casinos Golf

Side Trip

Paako Ridge Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Route 66 Casino Hotel ©
Route 66 Casino Hotel
Skip Maisel's ©
Skip Maisel's
Paako Ridge Golf Club ©
Paako Ridge Golf Club

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to Saint Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery and Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. For shopping fun, head to Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop or Scottsdale Civic Center. Explore Phoenix's surroundings by going to Fountain Hills (Golf Club at Eagle Mountain & Fountain Park), Mesa (Superstition Ranch Farmers Market, Las Sendas Golf Club, & more) and Troon North Golf Club (in Scottsdale). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Besh Ba Gowah, tee off at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course, look for all kinds of wild species at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, and look for gifts at Watson's Hat Shop.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix day trip planning site .

You can fly from Albuquerque to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Albuquerque in February: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 26°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, Buckeye, Fountain Hills
Highlights from your plan
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Scottsdale Fashion Square ©
Scottsdale Fashion Square
Besh Ba Gowah ©
Besh Ba Gowah

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 8th (Thu), mingle with the ghosts of the past at Nelson Ghost Town, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then look for gifts at M&M'S World Las Vegas, and finally stop by Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. On your second day here, try to win big at Caesars Palace, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, try to win big at The Venetian, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guardian Angel Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Las Vegas Downtown.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas online route planner .

You can fly from Phoenix to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Phoenix in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nelson Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Casino At The Venetian ©
Casino At The Venetian
Las Vegas Downtown ©
Las Vegas Downtown

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 10th (Sat), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Epic Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Golden Spike.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City online sightseeing planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 1°C. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Keystone.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Epic Brewing Company ©
Epic Brewing Company

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): try to win big at Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort, stop by Granite Sports, then don't miss a visit to Brule, then stop by Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates, and finally get engrossed in the history at Black Hills Mining Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): look for gifts at Professor Samuel's Portrait Emporium, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Farmer's Daughter, then learn about winemaking at Twisted Pine, then look for gifts at Things That Rock, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Black Hills Miner Brewing Company.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Keystone trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Salt Lake City to Keystone takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in March; daily highs in Keystone reach 11°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Keystone

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hill City, Deadwood, Black Hills Mining Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Farmer's Daughter ©
The Farmer's Daughter
Miner Brewing Company ©
Miner Brewing Company
Granite Sports ©
Granite Sports

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): do a tasting at Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Minnesota State Capitol, then explore the venue of Landmark Center, then wander the streets of Grand Avenue, and finally wander the streets of Summit Avenue.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Minneapolis planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Keystone to Minneapolis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Keystone in March: highs in Minneapolis hover around 5°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Frankenmuth.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Schram Vineyards Winery & Brewery, General Store of Minnetonka
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of St. Mary ©
Basilica of St. Mary
General Store of Minnetonka ©
General Store of Minnetonka
Landmark Center ©
Landmark Center

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Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Thumb Octagon Barn, then look for gifts at Popcorn Wagon Frankenmuth, then stop by Willi's Sausage Co, and finally tee off at The Fortress Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Bay Antique Center LLC, then play a few rounds at Bucks Run Golf Club, and then browse the collection at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Minneapolis to Frankenmuth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Minneapolis to Frankenmuth, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Frankenmuth can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Golf Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Bay City, Thumb Octagon Barn, Mid-Michigan Children's Museum, Bucks Run Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Bucks Run Golf Club ©
Bucks Run Golf Club
Thumb Octagon Barn ©
Thumb Octagon Barn
Willi's Sausage ©
Willi's Sausage