11 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

11 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula itinerary builder

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Drive
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Newberry
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saint Ignace
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Mackinac Island
— 4 nights
Ferry to Mackinaw, Fly to Detroit

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Newberry

— 2 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Newberry side-trips: Paradise (Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Whitefish Point Light, &more).

To find out how to plan a trip to Newberry, use our trip itinerary maker.

Detroit to Newberry is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Detroit in July, expect Newberry to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Newberry

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Saint Ignace

— 4 nights
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint Ignace: Brimley (Point Iroquois Lighthouse & Wild Bluff Golf Course) and Sault Ste. Marie (Holy Name of Mary Church, Soo Locks, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, take an unorthodox tour of Mystery Spot, stroll around Bridge View Park, and examine the collection at Museum of Ojibwa Culture.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Saint Ignace travel route planner.

Drive from Newberry to Saint Ignace in 1.5 hours. In July in Saint Ignace, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Mackinac Island

— 4 nights
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Mackinac Island is known for nature, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, don't miss a visit to Is It You Spot From Somewhere in Time Movie!, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Mackinac Island road trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature