3 days in Michigan Itinerary

3 days in Michigan Itinerary

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Traverse City
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Frankenmuth
— 1 night
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Dearborn
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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 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Traverse City trip builder.

Sault Ste. Marie to Traverse City is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Traverse City are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Frankenmuth.

Things to do in Traverse City

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
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Frankenmuth

Frankenmuth ©
Frankenmuth is a city in Saginaw County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): learn about all things military at Michigan Heroes Museum, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then look for gifts at Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Frankenmuth trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Traverse City to Frankenmuth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Frankenmuth can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dearborn.

Things to do in Frankenmuth

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Shopping
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Military Museum
Michigan Heroes Museum
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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.
On the 18th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and then contemplate the long history of Motown Museum.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dearborn online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Frankenmuth to Dearborn by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dearborn

Museums · Historic Sites

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Must see
The Henry Ford
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Historic Site
Motown Museum
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