3 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula & Cleveland Itinerary

3 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula & Cleveland Itinerary

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3 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula & Cleveland Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h 45​min
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Saint Ignace
— Few hours
ferry:  15​min
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Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h
3
Cleveland
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
End: Detroit

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get great views at Castle Rock and then take in the views from Mackinac Bridge.

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Detroit to Saint Ignace is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May, Saint Ignace is slightly colder than Detroit - with highs of 58°F and lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Mackinac Island.
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Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 26th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Eagle Point Cave, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, don't miss a visit to Is it you spot from Somewhere in Time movie!, then contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, then identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mackinac Island road trip planning website .

Mackinac Island is very close to Saint Ignace. In May in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 27th (Mon), walk around Cleveland Metroparks, get to know the resident critters at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and then examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cleveland online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Mackinac Island to Cleveland in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mackinac Island in May: high temperatures in Cleveland hover around 69°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo ©
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

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