7 days in Michigan Itinerary

7 days in Michigan Itinerary

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7 days in Michigan Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Flint
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Saginaw
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Petoskey
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Dallas

1
night
Flint

Flint ©
Flint is the largest city and county seat of Genesee County, Michigan. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): walk around For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum, browse the collection at Flint Public Library, examine the collection at Buick Automotive Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Saginaw St, then make a trip to Linden Mills, and finally make a trip to Vernor's Mural.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Flint trip planner .

Dallas to Flint is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Flint due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dallas in July: high temperatures in Flint hover around 83°F and lows are around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saginaw.

Things to do in Flint

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Linden Mills
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Whaley House Museum ©
Whaley House Museum
For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum ©
Flint Public Library ©
Flint Public Library

2
nights
Saginaw

Saginaw ©
Saginaw is a city in the State of Michigan and the seat of Saginaw County. On the 27th (Sat), make a trip to Saginaw Veterans Memorial Plaza, have fun and explore at Mid-Michigan Children's Museum, then see the interesting displays at Japanese Cultural Center, then admire the natural beauty at The Lucille E. Andersen Memorial Garden, and finally grab your bike and head to Saginaw Valley Rail Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Dobson Antique Toy and Firehouse Museum, stroll around Midland City Forest, then identify plant and animal life at Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens, and finally tee off at Bucks Run Golf Club.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Saginaw trip builder website .

You can drive from Flint to Saginaw in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Petoskey.

Things to do in Saginaw

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Midland, Dobson Antique Toy and Firehouse Museum, Bucks Run Golf Club
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Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens ©
Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens
Bucks Run Golf Club ©
Bucks Run Golf Club
Japanese Cultural Center ©
Japanese Cultural Center

2
nights
Petoskey

Petoskey ©
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): appreciate the views at Bear River Valley Recreation Area, learn about winemaking at Resort Pike Cidery and Winery, learn about winemaking at Walloon Lake Winery, do a tasting at Burnt Marshmallow Brewing, then examine the collection at Little Traverse History Museum, and finally walk around Bayfront Park. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Petoskey Farms Vineyard & Winery, then play a few rounds at Crooked Tree Golf Club, then play a few rounds at Bay Harbor Golf Club, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at North Western State Trail.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Petoskey travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Saginaw to Petoskey by car takes about 3 hours. When traveling from Saginaw in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Petoskey: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Petoskey

Outdoors Golf Parks
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Bear River Valley Recreation Area ©
Bear River Valley Recreation Area
Walloon Lake Winery ©
Walloon Lake Winery
Bay Harbor Golf Club ©
Bay Harbor Golf Club

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