14 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

14 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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14 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Marquette
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ontonagon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Munising
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + bus + ferry:  6​h 15​min
4
Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h
5
Paradise
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + foot:  8​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Downtown Marquette, then immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blackrocks Brewery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Marquette journey builder website .

New York City to Marquette is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Marquette hover around 75°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Golf
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Marquette Golf Club ©
Marquette Golf Club

2
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): make a trip to Bond Falls and then explore the striking landscape of Bond Falls. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Clouds and then hike along Porcupine Mountains State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ontonagon trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Marquette to Ontonagon in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ontonagon can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks Nature Trails
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Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park
Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Step out of the city life by going to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Sand Point Beach. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, and admire all the interesting features of Autrain Falls.

Plan a Munising trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ontonagon to Munising in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Munising are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Autrain Falls
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

3
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Step out of the city life by going to Mackinac Island State Park and The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, identify plant and animal life at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, steep yourself in history at Biddle House, and tee off at Jewel Golf Course.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. July in Mackinac Island sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park

3
nights
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Tahquamenon Falls State Park and 12-Mile Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Oswald's Bear Ranch (in Newberry) and Sault Ste. Marie (Riverstone Gallery & Soo Locks). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paradise road trip tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mackinac Island in July, Paradise is slightly colder at night with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Sault Ste. Marie, Oswald's Bear Ranch, 12-Mile Beach
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Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Oswald's Bear Ranch ©
Oswald's Bear Ranch
12-Mile Beach ©
12-Mile Beach

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