8 days in Detroit & Port Clinton Itinerary

8 days in Detroit & Port Clinton Itinerary

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Detroit
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Port Clinton
— 2 nights

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Detroit

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.
Head to Bronner's Christmas Wonderland and Eastern Marketfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from Detroit with a short trip to Seven Ponds Nature Center in Dryden, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront, wander the streets of Greektown, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Detroit Zoo, and stroll around Elizabeth Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Detroit trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Detroit. In July, daytime highs in Detroit are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. You'll set off for Port Clinton on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Detroit

Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Detroit RiverFront ©
Detroit RiverFront
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland
Detroit Zoo ©
Detroit Zoo

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Port Clinton

Port Clinton ©
Port Clinton is a city in and the county seat of Ottawa County, Ohio, United States, about 44 miles east of Toledo. African Safari Wildlife Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at African Safari Wildlife Park. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly House, and then Head underground at Perry's Cave.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Clinton road trip planner.

Drive from Detroit to Port Clinton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Port Clinton are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Port Clinton

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

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Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge ©
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
African Safari Wildlife Park ©
African Safari Wildlife Park
Magee Marsh Wildlife Area ©
Magee Marsh Wildlife Area

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