14 days in Flint, Upper Peninsula & Wisconsin Itinerary

14 days in Flint, Upper Peninsula & Wisconsin Itinerary

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Drive
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Flint
— 1 night
Drive
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Saint Ignace
Ferry
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Mackinac Island
— 5 nights
Fly to Austin Straubel International Airport, Drive to Iron Mountain
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Iron Mountain
— 1 night
Drive
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Ashland
— 1 night
Drive
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Superior
— 1 night
Drive
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Red Cliff
— 1 day
Drive to Duluth International Airport, Fly to Sawyer International Airport
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Marquette
— 2 nights
Fly to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Drive to Avon

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Flint

— 1 night
Flint is the largest city and county seat of Genesee County, Michigan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Flint Institute of Arts, Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad and Flint Farmers Market. On the 1st (Fri), explore the world behind art at Flint Institute of Arts and then steep yourself in history at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad.

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Avon to Flint is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In May, daily temperatures in Flint can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sat) before leaving for Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Flint

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of Ojibwa Culture as well as Bridge View Park. On the 2nd (Sat), walk around Bridge View Park and then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Ignace online trip builder.

Getting from Flint to Saint Ignace by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Flint in May, with highs in Saint Ignace at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Museums · Parks

Mackinac Island

— 5 nights
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Attractions like St Anne's Catholic Church and Fort Holmes make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Biddle House and Mission Church. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

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Traveling by ferry from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will leave for Iron Mountain on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Tours

Iron Mountain

— 1 night
Iron Mountain is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): make a trip to U.P. Veterans Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church Iron Mountain, then get lost in a book at Dickinson County Library, then go deep underground at Chapin Mine Pit, and finally go deep underground at Iron Mountain Iron Mine.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Iron Mountain trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mackinac Island to Iron Mountain. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mackinac Island to Iron Mountain. While traveling from Mackinac Island, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Iron Mountain, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ashland.

Things to do in Iron Mountain

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ashland

— 1 night
Ashland is a city in Ashland and Bayfield counties in the U.S. On the 9th (Sat), bet on your favorite at ABC Raceway, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maslowski Beach, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at South Shore Brewery, and finally don't miss a visit to Soo Line 950.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Ashland visit planner.

You can drive from Iron Mountain to Ashland in 3 hours. Traveling from Iron Mountain in May, you will find days in Ashland are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Superior.

Things to do in Ashland

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Superior

— 1 night
Superior is a city in, and the county seat of, Douglas County in the state of Wisconsin. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): Head underground at Ice Caves, then learn about all things military at Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, and then admire the majestic nature at Amnicon Falls State Park.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Superior tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Ashland to Superior by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ashland in May, you will find days in Superior are a bit cooler (16°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Red Cliff.

Things to do in Superior

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Red Cliff

— 1 day
Red Cliff, also known as Miskwabiikong, is an unincorporated community in the town of Russell, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Big Bay State Park and then kick back and relax at Big Bay Town Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Red Cliff trip app.

Drive from Superior to Red Cliff in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Marquette.

Things to do in Red Cliff

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Marquette

— 2 nights
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Explore hidden gems such as Upper Peninsula Children's Museum and Laughing Whitefish Falls. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sugarloaf Mountain and Presque Isle Park. Go for a jaunt from Marquette to Eben Junction to see Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Downtown Marquette, contemplate the waterfront views at Dead River Falls, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blackrocks Brewery, and see the interesting displays at Marquette Regional History Center.

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Explore your travel options from Red Cliff to Marquette with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Nature · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Upper Peninsula travel guide

4.7
Waterfalls · Geologic Formations · State Parks
Natural attractions steal the show on an Upper Peninsula vacation. Michigan's sparsely populated northern region is famous for its extensive shoreline along the Great Lakes and thick swathes of protected forest. Many of the region's waterways feature dramatic cascades, and a history of volcanic activity has created a wealth of interesting rock formations and colorful mineral deposits. Wildlife spotting remains a top reason to take a trip to Upper Peninsula, with deer, bears, wolves, and porcupines all easily seen in the area's pristine wilderness.

Wisconsin travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Water Parks · Zoos
The Badger State
Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland" because of its status as the nation's most famous producer of milk and cheese. A growing favorite with foreign tourists, the state is a perfect holiday destination for nature lovers, offering year-round outdoor activities like fishing, boating, kayaking, and hiking. Dotted with thousands of inland lakes and waterways alongside apple and cherry orchards, Wisconsin also offers numerous urban tourist attractions, its cities hosting renowned beer and art festivals each year.