13 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

13 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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13 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Manistique
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h
3
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
ferry + bus:  3​h 45​min
4
Sault Ste. Marie
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Hancock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Ontonagon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Copper Harbor
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Orlando

1
night
Manistique

Manistique ©
Manistique, formerly Monistique, is the only incorporated city in and the county seat of Schoolcraft County of the U.S. On the 15th (Sat), stop by The Mustard Seed, then view the masterpieces at Lake Effect Art Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at Palms Book State Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring).

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Manistique trip planner .

Orlando to Manistique is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, Manistique is colder than Orlando - with highs of 67°F and lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Manistique

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) ©
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)
Palms Book State Park ©
Palms Book State Park
Lake Effect Art Gallery ©
Lake Effect Art Gallery

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light, and then admire the sheer force of Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paradise travel tool .

Traveling by car from Manistique to Paradise takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Paradise are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Whitefish Point Light ©
Whitefish Point Light

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Biddle House, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park. On the next day, look for gifts at Caddywampus, don't miss a visit to Fort Holmes, trot along with a tour on horseback, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mackinac Island route builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paradise to Mackinac Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. June in Mackinac Island sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

1
night
Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from USDA Iroquois Lighthouse, explore the galleries of Museum Ship Valley Camp, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Name of Mary Church, then don't miss a visit to Soo Locks, and finally view the masterpieces at Riverstone Gallery.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Sault Ste. Marie road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Sault Ste. Marie in 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Sault Ste. Marie are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
USDA Iroquois Lighthouse ©
USDA Iroquois Lighthouse
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks
Holy Name of Mary Church ©
Holy Name of Mary Church

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, admire the sheer force of Miners Falls, then admire the sheer force of Munising Falls, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Miners Falls Mini Golf.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Munising online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Sault Ste. Marie to Munising takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

1
night
Hancock

Hancock ©
Hancock is a city in Houghton County, Michigan, United States and is located on Copper Island, which is part of the Keweenaw Peninsula, on the Keweenaw Waterway directly opposite Houghton, Michigan. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Quincy Mine, delve into the lush surroundings at McLain State Park, look for gifts at Copper World, then examine the collection at Mineral Museum of Michigan, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Respawn Tactical Laser Tag.

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Drive from Munising to Hancock in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Hancock

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Houghton, Copper World
Highlights from your plan
Mineral Museum of Michigan ©
Mineral Museum of Michigan
Quincy Mine ©
Quincy Mine
Respawn Tactical Laser Tag ©
Respawn Tactical Laser Tag

1
night
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bond Falls.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ontonagon online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Hancock to Ontonagon by car takes about an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls

3
nights
Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor ©
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. On the 24th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Eagle River Falls, then look for gifts at The Jampot, then take a memorable drive along Brockway Mountain Drive, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Fort Wilkins State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hunter's Point Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Copper Harbor trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Ontonagon to Copper Harbor takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Copper Harbor are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eagle Harbor, Eagle River Falls
Highlights from your plan
Hunter's Point Park ©
Hunter's Point Park
Brockway Mountain Drive ©
Brockway Mountain Drive
The Jampot ©
The Jampot

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