8 days in Michigan Itinerary

8 days in Michigan Itinerary

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8 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+3
Fly + Subway + Foot + Train:  22​h 15​min
1
Holland
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Traverse City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Detroit
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. On the 7th (Tue), stroll through Oval Beach, then stop by Holland Peanut Store, then pick up some local products at Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market, and finally kick back and relax at Holland State Park Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Holland road trip website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Holland is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Holland is minus 7 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in May: high temperatures in Holland hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Holland

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Oval Beach
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Holland State Park Beach ©
Holland State Park Beach
Oval Beach ©
Oval Beach
Holland Peanut Store ©
Holland Peanut Store

2
nights
Traverse City

Traverse City ©
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 8th (Wed): take a stroll through Front Street, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Michigan Artists Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Higher Art Gallery, then do a tasting at Longview Winery, then sample the fine beverages at Northern Latitudes Distillery, and finally do a tasting at Suttons Bay Ciders.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Traverse City road trip planning app .

You can drive from Holland to Traverse City in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Holland in May, Traverse City is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Marquette.

Things to do in Traverse City

Shopping Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Suttons Bay, Northern Latitudes Distillery, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Highlights from your plan
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
Suttons Bay Ciders ©
Suttons Bay Ciders

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 10th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Presque Isle Park, then explore the galleries of Lakenenland Sculpture Park, and then wander the streets of Downtown Marquette.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marquette trip maker app .

You can fly from Traverse City to Marquette in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Traverse City in May; daily highs in Marquette reach 18°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park

2
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Motown Museum, examine the collection at Greenfield Village, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, then admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Heidelberg Project. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Eastern Market, then buy something for everyone on your list at Somerset Collection, then buy something for everyone on your list at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, and finally wander the streets of Greektown.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Detroit trip planner .

Getting from Marquette to Detroit by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Marquette in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Detroit: highs are around 25°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dearborn, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, Somerset Collection
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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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