11 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

11 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Drive to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Fly to Sawyer International Airport
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Marquette
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ishpeming
— 1 night
Drive
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Ontonagon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Houghton
— 1 night
Drive
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Copper Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ironwood
— 1 night
Drive

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Marquette

Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 7th (Tue), experience rural life at Jilbert Dairy, see the interesting displays at Marquette Maritime Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Downtown Marquette, take in the exciting artwork at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Iron Ore Heritage Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marquette online day trip planner.

Grand Blanc to Marquette is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Blanc in July: high temperatures in Marquette hover around 75°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ishpeming.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Presque Isle Park ©
Must see
Presque Isle Park
4.8

1
night
Ishpeming

Ishpeming is a city in Marquette County in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Da Yoopers Innovation Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Van Riper State Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ishpeming online attractions planner.

Ishpeming is just a short distance from Marquette. In July, daily temperatures in Ishpeming can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Ishpeming

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Van Riper State Park ©
State Park
Van Riper State Park
4.4

2
nights
Ontonagon

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Bond Falls, then delve into the lush surroundings at Porcupine Mountains State Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Overlook.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ontonagon attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Ishpeming to Ontonagon takes 2 hours. In July in Ontonagon, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Houghton.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Bond Falls ©
Must see
Bond Falls
4.9

1
night
Houghton

Houghton is a city in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mine Shaft & Rock House as well as Mineral Museum of Michigan. On the 12th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Mineral Museum of Michigan, enjoy some friendly competition at Mine Shaft & Rock House, then immerse yourself in nature at McLain State Park, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Quincy Mine, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Nara Nature Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Houghton trip simple and quick.

Getting from Ontonagon to Houghton by car takes about an hour. July in Houghton sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Houghton

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Quincy Mine ©
Historic Site
Quincy Mine
4.8
Nara Nature Park ©
Wildlife Area
Nara Nature Park
4.8

2
nights
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 13th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Manganese Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Copper Harbor Bike Trail System, and finally enjoy the sea views from Fort Wilkins State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Eagle River Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Jacob's Falls, then see the interesting displays at Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums, and finally cruise along Brockway Mountain Drive.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Copper Harbor online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Houghton to Copper Harbor takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Copper Harbor are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ironwood.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Jacob's Falls ©
Waterfall
Jacob's Falls
4.4

1
night
Ironwood

Ironwood is a city in Gogebic County in the U.S. On the 15th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Ironwood Historic Depot & Museum, get engrossed in the history at Iron County Hisstorical Society Museum, then hit the slopes at Copper Peak, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Black River Harbor Recreation Area.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ironwood trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Copper Harbor to Ironwood in 3.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Copper Harbor to Ironwood due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ironwood

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Copper Peak ©
Ski Area
Copper Peak
4.7

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