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 journey planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Chippewa County International Airport, Drive to Newberry
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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
Venture out of the city with trips to Paradise (Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, &more).

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Newberry trip builder site.

Detroit to Newberry is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In October, Newberry is little chillier than Detroit - with highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Sault Ste. Marie (Bird's Eye Outfitters, Soo Locks, &more) and Brimley (Point Iroquois Lighthouse & Whitefish Bay National Forest Scenic Byway). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge, gain a rich perspective with Museum of Ojibwa Culture, take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock, and stroll around Bridge View Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Ignace tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Newberry to Saint Ignace takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Mackinac Island

— 4 nights
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Mackinac Island is known for nature, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, and learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island online attractions planner.

Ride a ferry from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island in an hour. In October in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Nature