12 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

12 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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12 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + taxi:  12​h
1
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Houghton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Copper Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Marquette
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Drive + ferry:  6​h 45​min
5
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + bus + Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: London

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Head to Upper Peninsula Inspired and Lake Effect Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Alger County Heritage Center and Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Munising: Garden (Historical Village Fayette Park & Fayette Historic State Park). Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Point Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, and putt your heart out at Miners Falls Mini Golf.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Munising trip app .

London, UK to Munising is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from London to Munising, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Munising are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Houghton.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Garden, Lake Effect Art Gallery
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

1
night
Houghton

Houghton ©
Houghton is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Mineral Museum of Michigan, steep yourself in history at Quincy Mine, make a trip to Italian Hall Site, then stop by Copper World, and finally get engrossed in the history at Houghton County Historical Museum Complex.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Houghton road trip website .

You can drive from Munising to Houghton in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Houghton can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Houghton

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Calumet, Quincy Mine, Houghton County Historical Museum Complex
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Mineral Museum of Michigan ©
Mineral Museum of Michigan
Quincy Mine ©
Quincy Mine

1
night
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 6th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums, enjoy the sea views from Eagle Harbor Lighthouse, then explore and take pictures at Fort Wilkins State Park, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brickside Brewery.

Make your Copper Harbor itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Houghton to Copper Harbor in 1.5 hours. June in Copper Harbor sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Marquette.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Nature

Side Trip

Eagle Harbor
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Fort Wilkins State Park ©
Fort Wilkins State Park
Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums ©
Eagle Harbor Lighthouse ©
Eagle Harbor Lighthouse

2
nights
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 7th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, then view the masterpieces at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, and then wander the streets of Downtown Marquette. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Thill's Fish House, then examine the collection at Michigan Iron Industry Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Blackrocks Brewery.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Marquette trip maker website .

You can drive from Copper Harbor to Marquette in 3 hours. In June in Marquette, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Michigan Iron Industry Museum
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Michigan Iron Industry Museum ©
Michigan Iron Industry Museum

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Visit St Anne's Catholic Church and Fort Holmes for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Mackinac Island State Park and Wawashkamo Golf Club. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, head off the coast to Eagle Point Cave, play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Marquette to Mackinac Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Outdoors Golf
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Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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