7 days in Michigan Itinerary

7 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Detroit
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Frankenmuth
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Traverse City
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Grand Rapids
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Jackson
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Detroit
— 2 nights
End: Detroit

1
day
Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. On the 1st (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at Michigan Heroes Museum, then stop by Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Frankenmuth trip builder website.

Detroit to Frankenmuth is an approximately 2- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Frankenmuth are 39°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
Michigan Heroes Museum ©
Michigan Heroes Museum
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
night
Traverse City

Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): browse the different shops at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, then don't miss a visit to Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Traverse City trip planner.

You can drive from Frankenmuth to Traverse City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in March, and nighttime lows around 21°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Traverse City

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
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Beer Tastings & Tours
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products ©
Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products

2
nights
Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids ©
The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Meyer May House, appreciate the history behind Leonardo da Vinci's Horse, then admire the natural beauty at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Andrew. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Gerald R. Ford Museum, then make a trip to Windmill Island Gardens, and then kick back and relax at Holland State Park Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Grand Rapids vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Traverse City to Grand Rapids takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Grand Rapids can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Holland
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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park ©
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach
Gerald R. Ford Museum ©
Gerald R. Ford Museum

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson is a city located along Interstate 94 in the south central area of the U.S. On the 5th (Thu), examine the collection at Mann House, examine the collection at Ye Ole Carriage Shop, then see the interesting displays at Ella Sharp Museum, and finally get your game on at EpIQ Escapes.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jackson trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Rapids to Jackson in 2 hours. In March in Jackson, expect temperatures between 42°F during the day and 24°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Mann House, Ye Ole Carriage Shop
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Ye Ole Carriage Shop ©
Ye Ole Carriage Shop
Ella Sharp Museum ©
Ella Sharp Museum
Mann House ©
Mann House

2
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
You've now added Room Escape Games to your itinerary. On the 6th (Fri), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, then test your team's savvy at Decode Ann Arbor, and finally stroll around Kellogg Park. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront, examine the collection at Greenfield Village, then see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, and finally browse the exhibits of Motown Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Detroit trip itinerary website.

Drive from Jackson to Detroit in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Detroit are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dearborn, Decode Ann Arbor, BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, Kellogg Park
Highlights from your plan
Decode Ann Arbor ©
Decode Ann Arbor
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford

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