8 days in Michigan Itinerary

8 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Dearborn
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Traverse City
— 1 night
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Grand Rapids
— 1 night
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Frankenmuth
— 1 night

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Dearborn

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Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Islamic Center of America, then see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, and then see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village.

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

London, Canada to Dearborn is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Dearborn, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums · Historic Sites
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The Henry Ford
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Islamic Center of America
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Traverse City

Cherry Capital of the World

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Benjamin Twiggs, legendary cherry products, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Fly from Dearborn to Traverse City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dearborn in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Traverse City, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Traverse City

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Grand Rapids

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Furniture City

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 23rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Gerald R. Ford Museum, then see the sky in a new way at Grand Rapids Public Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Andrew.

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Traveling by car from Traverse City to Grand Rapids takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Traverse City in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Grand Rapids, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Frankenmuth.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Frankenmuth

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Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours, browse the different shops at Frankenmuth River Place Shops, then look for gifts at Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, then explore the fascinating landscape at Zak And Macs Chocolate Haus, and finally stroll around Wilkommen Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Frankenmuth trip planner.

Getting from Grand Rapids to Frankenmuth by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Frankenmuth are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Shopping · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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