United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Trip Report A brief overview of Dearborn Michigan and the Henry Ford Museum

Jump to last reply

We just returned from a wonderful 2 day, 1 night stay in Dearborn. The Dearborn Inn gives a great 'Henry Ford Package". For $199.00 we stayed at the Inn, 2 tickets to the Henry Ford Museum, 2 tickets to Greenfield village, and 2 buffet breakfasts. And to top it off, I am a Marriot Rewards member so we were upgraded to the concierge level which also gave us hors-d-oeuvres from 5p to I think 7p complimentary, and a honor bar.

We toured the museum the first day which houses the car Kenndy was assassinated in and many of the first cars built. The second day we toured Greenfield Village and had a ten minute ride in an original 1918 Ford. We took the train around the village, had lunch in a period restaurant which only serves period, homemade food and walked thru many original buildings that have been moved brick by brick to Greenfield Village IE: the Wright Bros shop and many replica's for instance, Edison's lab, and the home of Brooker T Washington. It houses the boyhood home of Henry Ford and the boyhood home of Mcguffey sp? (Mcguffey's reader) A very interesting two days at a very reasonable cost.

16 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Please Take Our Survey
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jan 20, 15 at 11:06 AM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Once I had heard of Spartagenss
  2. 2 New England September
  3. 3 Restaurants in Lakeland, FL
  4. 4 New York City- Henri Matisse Cutouts at MOMA
  5. 5 Trip Report January Jaunt to the Southernmost City ~ Long with Pics!
  6. 6 Trip Report A Napa Valley Reprise: Mom turns the big 5-0!
  7. 7 First Trip to California with Family of 6
  8. 8 Mt. Hood or Columbia Gorge for family reunion?
  9. 9 Ackislander
  10. 10 ski trip: utah or colorado
  11. 11 San Francisco hotel in Fisherman's Wharf or Union Square
  12. 12 Disney Hotel. Which should we book?
  13. 13 Omni Orlando Resort Champions Gate
  14. 14 What National Parks to visit in Mid-March
  15. 15 Keith Haring Exhibit at the De Young, San Francisco
  16. 16 Gulf access or beach an hr or so north of Tampa?
  17. 17 Las Vegas to San Francisco - Kings Canyon or Sequoia National Park?
  18. 18 Petrified national forest, AZ
  19. 19 Business in San diego and then a weeks vacation?
  20. 20 Less than a day in Seattle area
  21. 21 Cross Country RV Trip
  22. 22 Hotels Philly
  23. 23 Restaurants near Miami Airport
  24. 24 How to get there from here..routing advice, North Rim to Moab
  25. 25 Car renting - Santa Cruz to Santa Barbara
View next 25 » Back to the top