Day tripper: 12 picks for the best Michigan road trips


With Michigan’s sprawling two peninsulas, we use the term “day trip” somewhat liberally here — it would take roughly 10 hours to drive from the bottom of the Lower Peninsula all the way to the northernmost peak of the Upper Peninsula, and some 40 hours of nonstop driving to circle both. That said, Michigan vacationers should consider filling up their gas tank and carving out the time to road trip to some of these locations.