6 days in Saint Joseph & Frankenmuth Itinerary

6 days in Saint Joseph & Frankenmuth Itinerary

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6 days in Saint Joseph & Frankenmuth Itinerary

Start: Saint Joseph
1
Saint Joseph
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Frankenmuth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Saint Joseph

2
nights
Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph ©
St. Do your shopping at Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market and Biddy Murphy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of the Sacred Heart and Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint Joseph: Oval Beach (in Saugatuck), University of Notre Dame (in South Bend) and Gilmore Car Museum (in Hickory Corners). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Beach County Park, visit a coastal fixture at St. Joseph Lighthouses, and stroll around Whirlpool Compass Fountain.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Joseph online trip maker .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Saint Joseph. In June, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Frankenmuth.

Things to do in Saint Joseph

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

South Bend, Oval Beach, Biddy Murphy, Gilmore Car Museum, Shipshewana Auction & Flea Market
Highlights from your plan
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park
Gilmore Car Museum ©
Gilmore Car Museum
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart

3
nights
Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum, then steep yourself in history at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, then look for gifts at Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, and finally stroll around Wilkommen Park. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Michigan History Center, learn about all things military at Michigan Heroes Museum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Frankenmuth River Place Shops.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Frankenmuth trip builder website .

You can drive from Saint Joseph to Frankenmuth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. July in Frankenmuth sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum, Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum, Saginaw Veterans Memorial Plaza, Michigan History Center, Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad
Highlights from your plan
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
Frankenmuth River Place Shops ©
Frankenmuth River Place Shops