10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Flint
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Saint Ignace
— Few hours
ferry:  15​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  2​h
3
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Marquette
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Copper Harbor
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Flint

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Emmet County Beach 1 Mackinaw City and then get outside with The Mackinaw Club.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Ignace travel itinerary planner.

Flint to Saint Ignace is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Flint in March: high temperatures in Saint Ignace hover around 32°F and lows are around 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Emmet County Beach 1 Mackinaw City, The Mackinaw Club

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): tee off at Jewel Golf Course, see the interesting displays at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, don't miss a visit to Fort Holmes, then contemplate the long history of Biddle House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mackinac Island trip planner .

Mackinac Island is just a stone's throw from Saint Ignace. Expect a daytime high around 32°F in March, and nighttime lows around 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites
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Jewel Golf Course ©
Jewel Golf Course
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls, then take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light, and then look and learn at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Paradise vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 31°F in March, and nighttime lows around 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Museums Nature
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Whitefish Point Bird Observatory ©
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Whitefish Point Light ©
Whitefish Point Light

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Fayette Historic State Park and Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seney National Wildlife Refuge and Chapel Rock and Beach. When in Munising, make a side trip to see Palms Book State Park in Manistique, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: glide through natural beauty at Valley Spur and take in the dramatic scenery at Spray Falls.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Munising trip planner .

Traveling by car from Paradise to Munising takes 2.5 hours. In March in Munising, expect temperatures between 33°F during the day and 19°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Palms Book State Park, Fayette Historic State Park, Seney National Wildlife Refuge
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Seney National Wildlife Refuge ©
Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Palms Book State Park ©
Palms Book State Park
Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 29th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Marquette Mountain and then wander the streets of Downtown Marquette.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Marquette visit planner .

You can drive from Munising to Marquette in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Munising in March, Marquette is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Downtown Marquette ©
Downtown Marquette

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Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor ©
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. On the 30th (Sat), delve into the lush surroundings at McLain State Park, admire the sheer force of Jacob's Falls, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Copper Harbor Bike Trail System. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Nara Nature Park and then glide through natural beauty at Swedetown Ski Trails.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Copper Harbor attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Marquette to Copper Harbor takes 3 hours. In March in Copper Harbor, expect temperatures between 32°F during the day and 19°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hancock, Swedetown Ski Trails, Nara Nature Park, Jacob's Falls
Highlights from your plan
McLain State Park ©
McLain State Park
Jacob's Falls ©
Jacob's Falls
Nara Nature Park ©
Nara Nature Park

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