11 days in Michigan Itinerary

11 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Sault Ste Marie, Drive to Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Bus to Manistique, MI, Taxi to Munising
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Munising
— 2 nights
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Traverse City
— 2 nights
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Ludington
— 1 night
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Grand Rapids
— 2 nights
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Frankenmuth
— 1 night
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Detroit
— 2 nights
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Bus to Windsor, Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto

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Munising

Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at UP-Scale Art, then take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, and finally explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain, then walk around Presque Isle Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Munising road trip site.

Toronto, Canada to Munising is an approximately 8-hour combination of ferry, flight, car, bus, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and taxi. In March, Munising is slightly colder than Toronto - with highs of 0°C and lows of -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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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 12th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trails and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Front Street, then look for gifts at American Spoon, then stroll through Empire Bluff Trail, and finally learn about winemaking at Bowers Harbor Vineyards.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Traverse City trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Munising to Traverse City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daytime highs in Traverse City are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ludington.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Breweries & Distilleries

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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
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Bowers Harbor Vineyards ©
Winery / Vineyard
Bowers Harbor Vineyards
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Ludington

Ludington is a city in the state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): walk around Ludington Waterfront Park, stroll through Stearns Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Ludington State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ludington travel planner.

You can drive from Traverse City to Ludington in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Rapids.

Things to do in Ludington

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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State Park
Ludington State Park
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Grand Rapids

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see the sky in a new way at Grand Rapids Public Museum, then examine the collection at Gerald R. Ford Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Andrew. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the fresh offerings at Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market, tour the pleasant surroundings at Holland State Park Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Gilmore Car Museum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Rapids day trip site.

Traveling by car from Ludington to Grand Rapids takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Frankenmuth.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Beaches

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Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get lost in a book at Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library, explore the fascinating landscape at Zak And Macs Chocolate Haus, then stop by Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, then buy something for everyone on your list at Frankenmuth River Place Shops, and finally stroll around Wilkommen Park.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Frankenmuth trip site.

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. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Detroit.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Shopping · Parks · Nature

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
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Detroit

The Motor City

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 18th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, then browse the exhibits of The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, and finally have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League. On the next day, examine the collection at The Henry Ford, then partake in some friendly competition at Decode Ann Arbor, and then steep yourself in history at Motown Museum.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Detroit trip maker.

Drive from Frankenmuth to Detroit in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Detroit are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

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Must see
The Henry Ford
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Scavenger Hunt
Decode Ann Arbor
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