60 days in Southeast Michigan Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Michigan Itinerary

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60 days in Southeast Michigan Itinerary

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

18
nights
Clinton Township

Clinton Township ©
Detroit Institute of Arts and Albert L Lorenzo Cultural Center will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Clinton Township: The Rust Belt Market (in Ferndale), Dearborn (Islamic Center of America & Henry Ford Estate) and Detroit (DNR Outdoor Adventure Center, Greektown, & more).

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Clinton Township day trip site .

Detroit to Clinton Township is an approximately 1-hour car ride. December in Clinton Township sees daily highs of 36°F and lows of 24°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Lansing.

Things to do in Clinton Township

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Detroit, Royal Oak, Auburn Hills, Rochester, Bloomfield Hills
Find places to stay Dec 26 — Jan 13:
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Park West Gallery ©
Park West Gallery
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum

21
nights
Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is the capital of the US state of Michigan. You'll explore and learn at Michigan History Center and R.E. Olds Transportation Museum. Explore Lansing's surroundings by going to Howell (Castaway Play & Tanger Outlets Howell), Jackson (Ella Sharp Park, EpIQ Escapes, & more) and Allen Antique Barn (in Allen). There's much more to do: engage your brain at Impression 5 Science Center, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Potter Park Zoo, make a trip to Lansing's First Capital Building, and get a sense of history and politics at Michigan State Capitol.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lansing online trip builder .

You can drive from Clinton Township to Lansing in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°F in January, and nighttime lows around 16°F. You'll set off for Ann Arbor on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Lansing

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

East Lansing, Jackson, Okemos, Howell, Mason
Find places to stay Jan 13 — Feb 3:
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Potter Park Zoo ©
Potter Park Zoo
Michigan History Center ©
Michigan History Center
Michigan Steam Engine and Threshers Club ©

20
nights
Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor ©
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Henry Ford and Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Ann Arbor side-trips: Holocaust Memorial Center (in Farmington Hills), Grass Lake (Michigan Whitetail Hall of Fame Museum & Lone Oak Vineyard Estate & Tootsie's Brewery) and Dearborn (Arab American National Museum, Automotive Hall of Fame, & more). There's still lots to do: put a fun spin on your tour with Decode Ann Arbor, make a trip to University of Michigan, get engrossed in the history at Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, and explore the world behind art at University of Michigan Museum of Art.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ann Arbor day trip planning site .

You can drive from Lansing to Ann Arbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Ann Arbor can reach 32°F, while at night they dip to 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Museums Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Dearborn, Ypsilanti, Brooklyn, South Lyon, Brighton
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 23:
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Holocaust Memorial Center ©
Holocaust Memorial Center