7 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Ann Arbor
— 1 night
— 3 nights
— 1 night
Saint Joseph
— 1 night
Train to Chicago Union Station, Fly to New York City


Ann Arbor — 1 night

Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): look and learn at University of Michigan Museum of Natural History and then explore the engaging exhibits at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): stop by Kerrytown and then don't miss a visit to University of Michigan.

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New York City to Ann Arbor is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, Ann Arbor is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 48°F and lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Flint.
Childrens Museums · Museums · Neighborhoods

Flint — 3 nights

Flint is the largest city and county seat of Genesee County, Michigan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad and Michigan Heroes Museum. Attractions like Michigan State University and Zipline make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Flint: Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum (in East Lansing) and Horrocks Farm Market (in Lansing). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Flint Institute of Arts, experience rural life at Grandpa Tiny's Farm, and see the interesting displays at Sloan Museum of Discovery.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Flint online vacation planner.

You can drive from Ann Arbor to Flint in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Flint are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Midland.
Museums · Tours · Shopping · Outdoors
Side Trips

Midland — 1 night

Midland is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan in the Tri-Cities region of Central Michigan. On the 18th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Alden Dow Home and Studio, take in nature's colorful creations at Dow Gardens, and then snap pictures at The Tridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Midland journey maker app.

Drive from Flint to Midland in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Midland can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint Joseph.
Parks · Historic Sites

Saint Joseph — 1 night

St. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Whirlpool Compass Fountain, and then get in on the family fun at Silver Beach Carousel.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Saint Joseph trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Midland to Saint Joseph takes 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Parks

Michigan travel guide

Specialty Museums · Gift & Specialty Shops · State Parks
Great Lakes State
A state inextricably tied to its waterways, Michigan does water activities better than almost any other place in the country. Things to do in the state include numerous opportunities to swim, fish, sail, motorboat, and canoe. The country's only state to stretch over two peninsulas, Michigan features a long freshwater coastline. In a land of nearly 65,000 inland lakes and ponds, you can never be too far from a natural water source. Michigan's major claim to fame is its status as the center of the U.S. automotive industry, with the Detroit metropolitan area housing the country's three major car manufacturers. The city is also a major center of culture, the birthplace of the Motown Sound, and the home of several museums and other tourist attractions. Farther from the big urban centers, Michigan offers visitors a world of apple and cherry orchards, rustic villages, and picturesque vineyards.