11 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

11 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
2
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
3
Paradise
— 1 night
4
Munising
— 3 nights
5
Marquette
— 1 night
6
Copper Harbor
— 2 nights

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Biddle House and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, head outdoors with The Greens of Mackinac, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip planner.

Newark to Mackinac Island is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, Mackinac Island is a bit cooler than Newark - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Biddle House ©
Biddle House
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 11th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Indian Village, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, wander the wide-open spaces of Deer Ranch, thenadmire the majestic nature at Straits State Park, and finally snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Ignace travel itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Mackinac Island to Saint Ignace in an hour. In August in Saint Ignace, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Nature Parks Museums
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Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Straits State Park ©
Straits State Park
Deer Ranch ©
Deer Ranch

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Tahquamenon Falls State Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls, and then examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paradise online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Ignace to Paradise takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Saint Ignace in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Paradise. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Nature Parks Museums
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Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Chapel Rock and Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Palms Book State Park and Tannery Falls. When in Munising, make a side trip to see The Manistique Boardwalk and River Walk in Manistique, approximately Manistique away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Point Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Munising road trip planning app.

You can drive from Paradise to Munising in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Manistique
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 16th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iron Ore Heritage Trail, and then visit Downtown Marquette.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Marquette trip app.

Traveling by car from Munising to Marquette takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Trails Nature
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Downtown Marquette ©
Downtown Marquette
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Iron Ore Heritage Trail ©
Iron Ore Heritage Trail

2
nights
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 17th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Wilkins State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Copper Harbor Bike Trail System. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Eagle River Falls, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Jacob's Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Haven Waterfalls and Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Copper Harbor trip itinerary tool.

You can travel from Marquette to Copper Harbor in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Copper Harbor are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Eagle River, Haven Waterfalls and Park
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Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary
Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary
Jacob's Falls ©
Jacob's Falls
Eagle River Falls ©
Eagle River Falls

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