60 days in Southeast Michigan Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Michigan Itinerary

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60 days in Southeast Michigan Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Train:  1 h
1
Ann Arbor
— 17 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Lansing
— 20 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Clinton Township
— 22 nights
Drive:  45 min
End: Detroit

17
nights
Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor ©
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ann Arbor: Great Lakes National Cemetery (in Holly), Chi-Town Union Station (in Commerce Township) and Dearborn (Dearborn Brewing, The Henry Ford, & more). Next up on the itinerary: put a fun spin on your tour with Decode Ann Arbor, visit Hill Auditorium, take a stroll through Kerrytown, and admire the masterpieces at University of Michigan Museum of Art.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ann Arbor road trip planning website .

Detroit to Ann Arbor is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In December in Ann Arbor, expect temperatures between 36°F during the day and 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lansing.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Dearborn, Novi, South Lyon, Ypsilanti, Brooklyn
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
University of Michigan ©
University of Michigan

20
nights
Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is the capital of the US state of Michigan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lansing: Allen Antique Barn (in Allen), Howell (Castaway Play & Tanger Outlets Howell) and Jackson (Cell Block 7, Falling Waters Trail, & more). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Horrocks Farm Market, get curious at Impression 5 Science Center, steep yourself in history at R.E. Olds Transportation Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Michigan State Capitol.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lansing holiday planner.

Getting from Ann Arbor to Lansing by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°F, and evening lows to 16°F. On the 1st (Mon), you'll travel to Clinton Township.

Things to do in Lansing

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

East Lansing, Jackson, Okemos, Haslett, Howell
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Potter Park Zoo ©
Potter Park Zoo
Horrocks Farm Market ©
Horrocks Farm Market
Michigan State Capitol ©
Michigan State Capitol

22
nights
Clinton Township

Clinton Township ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Clinton Township: Detroit (The Z Lot, Detroit RiverFront, & more), Bloomfield Hills (Cranbrook Institute of Science, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, Saarinen House, & more) and Islamic Center of America (in Dearborn).

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Clinton Township day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lansing to Clinton Township takes 2 hours. In February in Clinton Township, expect temperatures between 32°F during the day and 17°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Clinton Township

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Detroit, Royal Oak, Bloomfield Hills, Shelby Township, Troy
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Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum
Albert L Lorenzo Cultural Center ©
Albert L Lorenzo Cultural Center