7 days in Milwaukee & Michigan Itinerary

7 days in Milwaukee & Michigan Itinerary

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7 days in Milwaukee & Michigan Itinerary

Start: Edwardsville
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Milwaukee
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Dearborn
— 2 nights
3
Dearborn
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
End: Edwardsville

1
night
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Spice House, Wisconsin Cheese Mart and Harley-Davidson Museum. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): look for gifts at The Spice House, look for gifts at Wisconsin Cheese Mart, and then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum. On your second day here, stop by Indulgence Chocolatiers and then enjoy the sand and surf at Atwater Park & Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee trip planning website .

Edwardsville to Milwaukee is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In August in Milwaukee, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dearborn.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Atwater Park & Beach
Highlights from your plan
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Wisconsin Cheese Mart ©
Wisconsin Cheese Mart
Indulgence Chocolatiers ©
Indulgence Chocolatiers

2
nights
Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eastern Market, The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, Island Lake State Recreation Area, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, shop like a local with Eastern Market, get a taste of the local shopping with Eastern Market, kick back and relax at Main Street Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Island Lake State Recreation Area, and finally see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, then get behind the scenes at Ford Rouge Factory Tour, then wander the streets of Greektown, and finally contemplate the long history of Motown Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dearborn trip itinerary builder website .

Edwardsville to Dearborn is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Detroit, Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum ©

3
nights
Dearborn

Dearborn ©
You've added Eastern Market, The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, Island Lake State Recreation Area, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Island Lake State Recreation Area, then steep yourself in history at The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Eastern Market. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Main Street Beach and then examine the collection at Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Dearborn trip simple and quick.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dearborn

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Detroit, Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum, Island Lake State Recreation Area, Main Street Beach
Highlights from your plan
Main Street Beach ©
Main Street Beach
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant ©
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum ©

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