10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Windsor
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Munising
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Manistique
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Copper Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Ontonagon
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Windsor

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Saint Ignace using our trip planner.

Windsor, Canada to Saint Ignace is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. While traveling from Windsor, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Saint Ignace, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Straits State Park ©
Straits State Park
Deer Ranch ©
Deer Ranch
Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): tee off at Jewel Golf Course, look for gifts at Island House Bike Shop, then don't miss a visit to Is it you spot from Somewhere in Time movie!, then contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Mackinac Island road trip site .

Mackinac Island is very close to Saint Ignace. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes
Jewel Golf Course ©
Jewel Golf Course

1
day
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 5th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center, look for gifts at Open Wings Pottery & Gallery, then step off the mainland to explore Grand Island, and finally kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Munising road trip planner.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Munising by combination of ferry, bus, and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. August in Munising sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manistique.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center ©

2
nights
Manistique

Manistique ©
Manistique, formerly Monistique, is the only incorporated city in and the county seat of Schoolcraft County of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Historical Village Fayette Park, immerse yourself in nature at Fayette Historic State Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Palms Book State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Thompson State Fish Hatchery, identify plant and animal life at Seney National Wildlife Refuge, and then stroll through The Manistique Boardwalk and River Walk.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Manistique trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Munising to Manistique in 1.5 hours. August in Manistique sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Manistique

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Garden, Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Seney National Wildlife Refuge ©
Seney National Wildlife Refuge

1
night
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 8th (Thu): stroll through Hunter's Point Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Wilkins State Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Copper Harbor trip planner .

You can drive from Manistique to Copper Harbor in 4.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Copper Harbor are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Wilkins State Park ©
Fort Wilkins State Park
Hunter's Point Park ©
Hunter's Point Park

3
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bond Falls. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Adventure Mining Company, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Overlook, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Clouds.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ontonagon journey planning app .

Traveling by car from Copper Harbor to Ontonagon takes 2 hours. In August in Ontonagon, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Adventure Mining Company
Highlights from your plan
Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Adventure Mining Company ©
Adventure Mining Company
Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds

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