15 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

15 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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15 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Ontonagon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Munising
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newberry
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Saint Ignace
— 3 nights
ferry:  15​min
5
Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Detroit

2
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. On the 8th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Adventure Mining Company. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bond Falls.

Plan trip to Ontonagon with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Detroit to Ontonagon is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Detroit in July: high temperatures in Ontonagon hover around 75°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Adventure Mining Company
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Adventure Mining Company ©
Adventure Mining Company
Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park

4
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Attractions like Sand Point Beach and 12-Mile Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Manistique (Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) & Palms Book State Park). Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, putt your heart out at Miners Falls Mini Golf, and take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Munising trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ontonagon to Munising takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Newberry.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Manistique, 12-Mile Beach
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) ©
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)

2
nights
Newberry

Newberry ©
Newberry is a village in the U.S. On the 15th (Mon), have fun and explore at Tahquamenon Logging Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park, and then explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Muskallonge Lake State Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oswald's Bear Ranch.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Newberry trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Munising to Newberry takes 1.5 hours. July in Newberry sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Newberry

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Paradise
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Oswald's Bear Ranch ©
Oswald's Bear Ranch
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls

3
nights
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Bring the kids along to Castle Rock and GarLyn Zoological Park. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Deer Ranch, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, take in the waterfront at Huron Boardwalk, and stroll around Bridge View Park.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saint Ignace travel route app .

Drive from Newberry to Saint Ignace in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

GarLyn Zoological Park
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Bridge View Park ©
Bridge View Park
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock
Deer Ranch ©
Deer Ranch

3
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Mackinac Island is known for nature, museums, wildlife, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, don't miss a visit to Fort Holmes, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

You can plan Mackinac Island trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Mackinac Island is just a stone's throw from Saint Ignace. In July in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

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