3 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

3 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Fly to Alpena, Bus to Mackinaw City, MI, Foot to Mackinaw, Ferry to Mackinac Island
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Mackinac Island
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Ferry
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Saint Ignace
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Bus to Pellston, Fly to Covington

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Mackinac Island

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Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): look for gifts at Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mackinac Island trip planning site.

Cincinnati to Mackinac Island is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cincinnati in August: highs in Mackinac Island hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Saint Ignace

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Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, and then get great views at Castle Rock.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saint Ignace holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mackinac Island to Saint Ignace takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

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