Extended Stay America - Detroit - Dearborn
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... and oh so yummy. Matt goes nuts over the teppanyaki. His favorite meal!)
It ended up taking us 12 hours to make the "short" 8 hour drive. So much for our plans to get home early!
So this is the final detailed budget tally. Turned out to be a pretty low-cost vacation - especially since we did many "bucket list" activities that are typically super expensive.
... did stuff in the surrounding forests.
We really have enjoyed our stay here. All the places we chose to rent things from were fabulous.
The plan was to leave Saturday morning at 7am. We ended up leaving about 7:45am (I blame the Lys!). We used walkie talkies to stay in touch between our 2 vehicles which worked out pretty well when we lost cell signal in the mountains (plus the Lys don't have a ...
We enjoyed a day at the Henry Ford Museum today and took the factor tour. They were assembling F-150 pickups, very impressive! Unfortunately we couldn't take pictures in the factory. Also took in an I-MAX 3-D movie of the Flight of the Butterfly which was about the Monarch butterflies.
... We took lots, but I am putting a starting sample up and hope to add more later.
We got there when it opened at 9:30, which really kept us ahead of the crowds. Other than a quick lunch break out of the back of the minivan we spent the whole time there until 3pm.
Some of the highlights include the original Wright Brothers Bicycle shop, a detailed recreation of Edison's Menlo Lab, George Washington Carver's cabin, Robert Frost and ...
... that much better in the end.As things stand today here is the planned itinerary:
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