10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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10 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Lansing
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Marquette
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ontonagon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Copper Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Paradise
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Saint Ignace
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
End: Lansing

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glass Bottom Shipwreck Tours as well as Pictured Rocks Cruises. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Miners Falls, explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, then take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of Wagner Falls.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Munising trip planner .

Lansing to Munising is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Munising are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Grand Marais Maritime Museum
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Pictured Rocks Cruises ©
Pictured Rocks Cruises
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, then walk around Lakenenland Sculpture Park, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Marquette.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Marquette trip itinerary app .

Getting from Munising to Marquette by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Munising in September, Marquette is slightly colder at night with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

1
night
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Bond Falls and then immerse yourself in nature at Porcupine Mountains State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ontonagon journey builder tool .

Drive from Marquette to Ontonagon in 2.5 hours. September in Ontonagon sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park

1
night
Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor ©
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. On the 18th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, cruise along Brockway Mountain Drive, take in the dramatic scenery at Eagle River Falls, then look for gifts at The Jampot, then contemplate the waterfront views at Haven Waterfalls and Park, and finally enjoy the sea views from Fort Wilkins State Park.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Copper Harbor road trip site .

You can drive from Ontonagon to Copper Harbor in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Oswald's Bear Ranch, and then examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Paradise trip planner.

You can drive from Copper Harbor to Paradise in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Copper Harbor in September, Paradise is little chillier at night with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Oswald's Bear Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Oswald's Bear Ranch ©
Oswald's Bear Ranch
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

1
day
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stroll around Bridge View Park, then get great views at Castle Rock, and then snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Ignace tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Paradise to Saint Ignace in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Saint Ignace are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bridge View Park ©
Bridge View Park
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock

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