8 days in Muskegon & Franklin Itinerary

8 days in Muskegon & Franklin Itinerary

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Muskegon
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Franklin
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Muskegon

Muskegon ©
Muskegon is a city in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Muskegon: Rainbow Ranch is now Stony Lake Stables (in New Era), Ludington (The Jam Farm, Ludington State Park, &more) and Silver Lake State Park Pedestrian Dune Access (in Hart). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Saugatuck Dune Rides, enjoy the sea views from Grand Haven Lighthouse and Pier, don't miss a visit to Pere Marquette 1223, and explore the activities along Lake Michigan.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Muskegon visit planner.

Kalamazoo to Muskegon is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Franklin.

Things to do in Muskegon

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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Saugatuck Dune Rides ©
Saugatuck Dune Rides
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan
Ludington State Park ©
Ludington State Park

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Franklin

Franklin ©
More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
Get out of town with these interesting Franklin side-trips: Huntsville (U.S. Space and Rocket Center & Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial) and Lynnville Railroad Museum (in Lynnville). Next up on the itinerary: take in the history at Lotz House Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery 202, sample the fine beverages at Leiper's Fork Distillery, and get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Franklin holiday planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Muskegon to Franklin in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Muskegon to Franklin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Muskegon in September, expect Franklin to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Franklin

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Franklin on Foot ©
Franklin on Foot

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