3 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

3 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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3 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Traverse City
Drive:  2​h
1
Garden
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
3
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry + bus:  4​h 15​min
End: Traverse City

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Garden

Garden ©
Garden is a village in Delta County of the U.S. On the 9th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Historical Village Fayette Park and then admire all the interesting features of Fayette Historic State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Garden trip itinerary planner .

Traverse City to Garden is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. In August, Garden is little chillier than Traverse City - with highs of 72°F and lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saint Ignace.

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

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 10th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park, then visit a coastal fixture at McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site, then take an in-depth tour of Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, and finally snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Ignace trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Garden to Saint Ignace takes 2 hours. In August in Saint Ignace, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Mackinaw City
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Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse ©
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park ©
Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park

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night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, and finally contemplate the long history of Biddle House.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mackinac Island online trip maker .

Mackinac Island is just a stone's throw from Saint Ignace. In August, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Museums
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Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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