20 days in Upper Peninsula, Rhinelander & Saint Louis Itinerary

20 days in Upper Peninsula, Rhinelander & Saint Louis Itinerary

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Ontonagon
— 1 day
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Garden
— 1 night
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Munising
— 1 night
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
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Paradise
— 1 night
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Copper Harbor
— 2 nights
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Rhinelander
— 3 nights
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Saint Louis
— 7 nights

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Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Old Victoria Restoration, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Adventure Mining Company, and then take a peaceful walk through Porcupine Mountains State Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ontonagon trip planner.

Reston to Ontonagon is an approximately 17-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Reston in July, expect Ontonagon to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Garden.

Things to do in Ontonagon

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Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park
Old Victoria Restoration ©
Old Victoria Restoration
Adventure Mining Company ©
Adventure Mining Company

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Garden

Garden ©
Garden is a village in Delta County of the U.S. On the 27th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Historical Village Fayette Park and then admire the majestic nature at Fayette Historic State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Garden vacation planner.

You can drive from Ontonagon to Garden in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Munising.

Things to do in Garden

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park
Historical Village Fayette Park ©
Historical Village Fayette Park

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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 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach, stop by Open Wings Pottery & Gallery, and then take in the exciting artwork at Lakenenland Sculpture Park.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Munising day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Garden to Munising takes 1.5 hours. July in Munising sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): make a trip to Liberty Lego Display, contemplate the long history of Biddle House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Round Island Lighthouse, stop by Island House Bike Shop, gain a rich perspective with Mackinac Revealed, then steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mackinac Island day trip website.

Traveling by combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In July in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park, examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paradise online trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Paradise when traveling from Mackinac Island in July, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Whitefish Point Light ©
Whitefish Point Light
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park

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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 2nd (Thu): cruise along Brockway Mountain Drive, stop by The Jampot, and then see the interesting displays at Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, then enjoy the sea views from Fort Wilkins State Park, and then have a few drinks at Brickside Brewery.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Copper Harbor road trip app.

You can drive from Paradise to Copper Harbor in 5.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Rhinelander.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary
Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary
The Jampot ©
The Jampot
Brockway Mountain Drive ©
Brockway Mountain Drive

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Rhinelander

Rhinelander ©
Rhinelander is a city in and the county seat of Oneida County, Wisconsin, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum and Lil' Ole Winemaker Shoppe. Change things up with these side-trips from Rhinelander: Three Lakes Winery (in Three Lakes), Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park (in Phillips) and Minocqua (Northwoods Wildlife Center, Northern Waters Distillery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Joe's Pasty Shop.

Discover how to plan a Rhinelander trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Copper Harbor to Rhinelander takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Copper Harbor in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rhinelander, with lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Rhinelander

Parks · Wineries · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park ©
Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum ©
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Three Lakes Winery ©
Three Lakes Winery

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and Deutschheim State Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at City Museum and Stone Hill Winery. Explore Saint Louis' surroundings by going to Hannibal (Rockcliffe Mansion & Mark Twain Boyhood Home), St. Clair Square (in Fairview Heights) and Old Village Mercantile (in Caledonia). And it doesn't end there: see where the action happens at Busch Stadium, browse the fresh offerings at Kirkwood Farmers’ Market, look for gifts at West County Center, and take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Saint Louis online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Rhinelander to Saint Louis in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rhinelander in August, with highs in Saint Louis at 87°F and lows at 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

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City Museum ©
City Museum
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Rockcliffe Mansion ©
Rockcliffe Mansion

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