7 days in Michigan Itinerary

7 days in Michigan Itinerary

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7 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Toledo
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Frankenmuth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Lansing
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ypsilanti
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Three Oaks
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Toledo

1
night
Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park, Frankenmuth Clock Company, Frankenmuth Cheese Haus, and other attractions you added. On the 20th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park, stop by Cherry Republic of Frankenmuth, tee off at The Fortress Golf Course, examine the collection at Castle Museum, then revel in the low prices at Williams Cheese Factory Outlet, and finally look for gifts at Rau's Country Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Frankenmuth Lager Mill, admire nature's extreme beauty at Zak And Macs Chocolate Haus, explore the world behind art at Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, then look for gifts at Frankenmuth Cheese Haus, and finally stop by Frankenmuth Clock Company.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Frankenmuth tour builder .

Toledo to Frankenmuth is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lansing.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Shopping Museums Golf

Side Trips

Saginaw, Williams Cheese Factory Outlet, Sanilac Petroglyphs Historic State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cherry Republic of Frankenmuth ©
Cherry Republic of Frankenmuth
Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum ©

2
nights
Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is the capital of the US state of Michigan. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mt Hope Cemetery. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Shiawassee Arts Center, get engrossed in the history at Curwood Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Turner-Dodge House & Heritage Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lansing day trip website .

Drive from Frankenmuth to Lansing in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ypsilanti.

Things to do in Lansing

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Owosso
Highlights from your plan
Shiawassee Arts Center ©
Shiawassee Arts Center
Curwood Castle ©
Curwood Castle
Carl G. Fenner Nature Center ©
Carl G. Fenner Nature Center

2
nights
Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti ©
Ypsilanti, commonly shortened to Ypsi, is a city in Washtenaw County in the U.S. On the 23rd (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Plymouth Historical Museum and then hike along Maybury State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Michigan Firehouse Museum and then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Getting from Lansing to Ypsilanti by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Ypsilanti can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Three Oaks.

Things to do in Ypsilanti

Museums Trails Parks

Side Trips

The Rust Belt Market, GM Heritage Center, Plymouth Historical Museum, Maybury State Park
Highlights from your plan
Michigan Firehouse Museum ©
Michigan Firehouse Museum
Maybury State Park ©
Maybury State Park
The Rust Belt Market ©
The Rust Belt Market

1
night
Three Oaks

Three Oaks ©
Three Oaks is a village in Three Oaks Township, Berrien County in the U.S. For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Three Oaks trip planner.

You can drive from Ypsilanti to Three Oaks in 3 hours. Traveling from Ypsilanti to Three Oaks, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ypsilanti in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Three Oaks: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Three Oaks

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Spicer Lake County Park
Highlights from your plan
Spicer Lake County Park ©
Spicer Lake County Park

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