These 13 Unique Day Trips In Michigan Are An Absolute Must Do
By Serena Maria Daniels|Updated on June 10, 2023(Originally published June 05, 2023)
Serena Maria Daniels
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.
Michigan is beautiful all year round, even though our weather can range between Polar Vortex and easy-breezy from one day to the next. If you’re looking for a trip where you can visit places where you won’t have to worry about whether you’ll need a swimsuit or a parka, then you need to check out these unique Michigan day trips. And we’ve compiled the perfect list: long enough to whet our wanderlust appetite, but short enough that we don’t have to check the seven-day forecast to plan ahead. Here are a few of our favorite low-commitment MI day trips, no matter where you live.
Have you ever experienced any of these unique MI day trips? What did you think? Hopefully, by now you are inspired to get out of the house to explore some of our favorite road trip destinations. Please tell us how your trip goes, and if you know of someplace you think we should add, let us know and say something in the comments below.
If you’re looking for more fun things to explore in Michigan, make sure you check out this list of fun day trips in Michigan.
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How many amusement parks does Michigan have?
Michigan boasts 110 amusement parks, historical villages, and ski and golf attractions. There are tons of things to do all year round in this great state!
What time of year is good for a road trip in Michigan?
There are lots of different places to visit on road trips through Michigan, but the most popular months to hit the road are May through October. The roads will be clear of ice and snow, and many attractions all over the state are open.