26 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

26 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula vacation planner

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Fly to Pellston, Ferry to Mackinac Island
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Mackinac Island
— 7 nights
Ferry to St Ignace, Drive to Paradise
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Paradise
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sault Ste. Marie
— 7 nights
Drive
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Naubinway
— 6 nights
Drive

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Mackinac Island

— 7 nights
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Mackinac Island is known for nature, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, examine the collection at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island trip planner.

Miami to Mackinac Island is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and ferry. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Miami in September: high temperatures in Mackinac Island hover around 67°F and lows are around 54°F. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf

Paradise

— 5 nights
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Michigan.Paradise is on the northeastern portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, on the western side of Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior, about 60mi by road from Sault Ste. Explore Paradise's surroundings by going to Newberry (Tahquamenon Logging Museum & Oswald's Bear Ranch). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park, identify plant and animal life at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light, and examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paradise holiday builder app.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Mackinac Island in September, Paradise is little chillier at night with lows of 49°F. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Sault Ste. Marie

— 7 nights
Sault Ste. Venture out of the city with trips to Point Iroquois Lighthouse (in Brimley) and Crisp Point Lighthouse (in Newberry). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Soo Locks, get to know the fascinating history of Water Street Historic Block, stop by Bird's Eye Outfitters, and pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Name of Mary Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sault Ste. Marie online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Paradise to Sault Ste. Marie in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Naubinway.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naubinway

— 6 nights
Explore Naubinway's surroundings by going to Saint Ignace (Straits State Park, Mackinac Bridge, &more) and Newberry (Muskallonge Lake State Park & Newberry Country Club).

To find out how to plan a trip to Naubinway, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Naubinway in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 49°F. On the 28th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Naubinway

Parks · Nature · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips