7 days in Michigan Itinerary

7 days in Michigan Itinerary

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7 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Empire
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Hart
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Saugatuck
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dearborn
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Saint Louis

1
night
Empire

Empire ©
Empire is a village in Leelanau County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Ellie Harold Art Studio & Gallery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Empire online route builder .

Denver to Empire is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Denver in July, you will find days in Empire are slightly colder (75°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hart.

Things to do in Empire

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Frankfort
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Point Betsie Lighthouse ©
Point Betsie Lighthouse

1
night
Hart

Hart ©
Hart is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Little Sable Point Lighthouse, walk around Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access, and then immerse yourself in nature at Silver Lake State Park.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hart driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Empire to Hart takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hart are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saugatuck.

Things to do in Hart

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Mears
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Little Sable Point Lighthouse ©
Little Sable Point Lighthouse
Silver Lake State Park ©
Silver Lake State Park

3
nights
Saugatuck

Saugatuck ©
Saugatuck is a city in Allegan County in the U.S. Step out of the city life by going to Oval Beach and Silver Beach County Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Holland State Park Beach and Whirlpool Compass Fountain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saugatuck: Gilmore Car Museum (in Hickory Corners), Pere Marquette Park (in Muskegon) and Silver Beach Carousel (in Saint Joseph). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at South Haven Lighthouses and view the masterpieces at Amazwi Contemporary Art.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Saugatuck online holiday planner .

Getting from Hart to Saugatuck by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Saugatuck, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Dearborn.

Things to do in Saugatuck

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Holland State Park Beach, South Haven Lighthouses, Pere Marquette Park, Gilmore Car Museum
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Oval Beach ©
Oval Beach
Gilmore Car Museum ©
Gilmore Car Museum
Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach

1
night
Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
On the 3rd (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at The Heidelberg Project, explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, then examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and finally examine the collection at Greenfield Village.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dearborn trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saugatuck to Dearborn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Dearborn are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Detroit
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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