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:  3​h 30​min
4
Dearborn
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
Holland

Holland ©
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Oval Beach, then stop by Holland Peanut Store, then pick up some local products at Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Holland State Park Beach.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Holland trip planner.

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 changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in May, things will get little chillier in Holland: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough 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.
On the 8th (Wed), shop like a local with The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, get to know the fascinating history of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and then savor the flavors at Northern Latitudes Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Clinch Park, wander the streets of Front Street, then take in the exciting artwork at Michigan Artists Gallery, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Wilson Antiques, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Higher Art Gallery.

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You can drive from Holland to Traverse City in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Traverse City when traveling from Holland in May, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Marquette.

Things to do in Traverse City

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Northern Latitudes Distillery, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
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The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
Northern Latitudes Distillery ©
Northern Latitudes Distillery

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Presque Isle Park, then browse the exhibits of Lakenenland Sculpture Park, and then look for gifts at Thill's Fish House.

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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. Traveling from Traverse City in May, expect Marquette to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dearborn.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Thill's Fish House ©
Thill's Fish House

2
nights
Dearborn

Dearborn ©
Dearborn sits as part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was the home of Henry Ford.
On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village, examine the collection at The Henry Ford, then admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Heidelberg Project, and finally examine the collection at Motown Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): wander the streets of Greektown, then get a taste of the local shopping with Eastern Market, then browse the different shops at Somerset Collection, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Dearborn online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Marquette to Dearborn in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Marquette in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Dearborn: 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 Dearborn

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Detroit, Somerset Collection, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets
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Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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