10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Sault Ste. Marie
— Few hours
bus + ferry:  3​h 45​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h
3
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Manistique
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Copper Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Detroit

few
hours
Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie
Sault Ste. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): meet the residents at Museum Ship Valley Camp and then visit a coastal fixture at USDA Iroquois Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sault Ste. Marie trip maker site .

Detroit to Sault Ste. Marie is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Detroit in June: high temperatures in Sault Ste. Marie hover around 72°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Point Iroquois Lighthouse
Point Iroquois Lighthouse
Museum Ship Valley Camp ©
Museum Ship Valley Camp

3
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Step out of the city life by going to Mackinac Island State Park and The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World. Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Holmes and St Anne's Catholic Church. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, head outdoors with The Greens of Mackinac, visit a coastal fixture at Round Island Lighthouse, and look for gifts at Island House Bike Shop.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Sault Ste. Marie to Mackinac Island in 4 hours. When traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mackinac Island: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look and learn at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paradise travel planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Paradise can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory ©
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Chapel Rock and Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Tannery Falls, and then stroll through Sand Point Beach.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munising sightseeing app .

You can drive from Paradise to Munising in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. In June in Munising, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Manistique.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Chapel Rock and Beach ©
Chapel Rock and Beach

1
night
Manistique

Manistique
Manistique, formerly Monistique, is the only incorporated city in and the county seat of Schoolcraft County of the U.S. On the 21st (Fri), hike along The Manistique Boardwalk and River Walk, look for gifts at The Mustard Seed, then view the masterpieces at Lake Effect Art Gallery, and finally explore the striking landscape at Palms Book State Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Manistique day trip planning tool .

Getting from Munising to Manistique by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Manistique

Parks Trails Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Lake Effect Art Gallery ©
Lake Effect Art Gallery
The Mustard Seed ©
The Mustard Seed

2
nights
Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor ©
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Eagle River Falls, then look for gifts at The Jampot, then identify plant and animal life at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Brickside Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Wilkins State Park, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Copper Harbor Bike Trail System, and then enjoy the sea views from Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Copper Harbor trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Manistique to Copper Harbor in 4.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Copper Harbor can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Eagle Harbor, Eagle River Falls
Highlights from your plan
The Jampot ©
The Jampot
Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums ©
Fort Wilkins State Park ©
Fort Wilkins State Park

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