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Columbus to Michigan drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Columbus to Michigan

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Columbus to Michigan in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Michigan, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Columbus
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:16 pm  Upper Sandusky
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:16 pm
drive for about 60 minutes

2:16 pm  Bowling Green (Ohio)
stay overnight at Days Inn Bowling Green (Ohio)
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 2.5 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Days Inn Bowling Green (Ohio)
drive for about 1 hour

12:11 pm  Ann Arbor
eat at HopCat - Ann Arbor
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:11 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:32 pm  Frankenmuth
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:32 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:39 pm  arrive at Michigan

day 2 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Upper Sandusky
    Tee Pee Family Campground  (1 mention)

Bowling Green (Ohio)
    Fire Lake Camper Park  (1 mention)
    hotels around Bowling Green (Ohio):
        Days Inn Bowling Green (Ohio)
        A Victory Inn & Suites - Bowling Green
        Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bowling Green
        Fire Lake Camper Park

Ann Arbor  (12 answers)
    Washtenaw Farm Council Fairgrounds  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Ann Arbor:
        HopCat - Ann Arbor
        Zingerman's Deli
        People's Food Co-op & Cafe Verde
        Amadeus Cafe
        Aut Bar
        Arbor Brewing Company
        Full Moon Restaurant & Saloon
        Cafe Felix
    questions about Ann Arbor:
        What's the best neighborhood in Ann Arbor for a first time visitor?
        Ann Arbor: reccomended activities

    Frankenmuth Jellystone Park  (1 mention)
    Pine Ridge RV Campground  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Frankenmuth:
        SONIC Drive-In

What are some things to do in Michigan?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on AllStays:

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Michigan. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Dina from Dallas asked:
What are the best beach towns in Michigan?  (3 answers)

profile  Marina from Toronto asked:
Where are the best areas to camp in Michigan?  (2 answers)

profile  Sierra from Madisonville asked:
Fall road trip  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Michigan to Columbus drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Columbus? Try searching for places within 4.5 hours of Columbus.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Columbus to Michigan. Or get a full Columbus to Michigan flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Columbus well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Columbus!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 299 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 38 minutes
39 Columbus travel answers
1 Bowling Green (Ohio) travel answer
12 Ann Arbor travel answers
1 Frankenmuth travel answer
20 Michigan travel answers


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