Waterford is 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Detroit and about 120 miles (193 kilometers) from Cleveland.
While it may be tempting to just chill out when visiting Waterford, don't forget, Detroit - Southeast Michigan's many scenic wonders lie just beyond your doorstep. Make tracks to Auburn Hills, and discover the Palace of Auburn Hills and Chrysler LLC Headquarters. Auburn Hills is approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers) away from Waterford and a good place to visit. Another idea is to travel to Novi. It's about 15 miles (24 kilometers) from Waterford and is home to the Paradise Park and Suburban Collection Showplace.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not check out the nearest regional city. Detroit lies 30 miles (48 kilometers) away and is home to sights such as Comerica Park, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit and Harpos Concert Theatre. Should you have the time, why not stop by MotorCity Casino, Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament and The Majestic Theatre before heading back to Waterford.
If the weather means you don't want to be outside, plan a trip to Detroit - Southeast Michigan's history museums.
The wider region offers some great options for active travelers who enjoy watersports. Canoeing and fishing are both popular pastimes here.
Even the best vacation can't go on forever, so when it's time fly home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Flint, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest.