10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Detroit
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  5​h 30​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
2
Saint Ignace
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newberry
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Ontonagon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Detroit

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 21st (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mackinac Island holiday planning tool .

Detroit to Mackinac Island is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Detroit in June; daily highs in Mackinac Island reach 67°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

2
nights
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore and take pictures at Deer Ranch, walk around Bridge View Park, then take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock. On the next day, take a leisurely stroll along Huron Boardwalk, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then explore and take pictures at Mystery Spot, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at GarLyn Zoological Park.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saint Ignace road trip tool .

Saint Ignace is just a stone's throw from Mackinac Island. In June, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Newberry.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

GarLyn Zoological Park
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Bridge View Park ©
Bridge View Park
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock
Deer Ranch ©
Deer Ranch

1
night
Newberry

Newberry ©
Newberry is a village in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Tahquamenon Logging Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Oswald's Bear Ranch, and then admire the majestic nature at Muskallonge Lake State Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Newberry trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saint Ignace to Newberry takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Newberry are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Newberry

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Oswald's Bear Ranch ©
Oswald's Bear Ranch
Tahquamenon Logging Museum ©
Tahquamenon Logging Museum
Muskallonge Lake State Park ©
Muskallonge Lake State Park

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munising: Manistique (Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) & Palms Book State Park). Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, try for a hole-in-one at Miners Falls Mini Golf, enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Munising holiday builder app .

You can drive from Newberry to Munising in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Manistique
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) ©
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)

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nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake of the Clouds, then admire the majestic nature at Porcupine Mountains State Park, and then explore and take pictures at Adventure Mining Company. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Bond Falls.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ontonagon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Munising to Ontonagon takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in June, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Adventure Mining Company
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Adventure Mining Company ©
Adventure Mining Company
Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds

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