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
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Munising
— 1 night
+2
Drive + bus + ferry:  6​h 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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Historical Village Fayette Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Fayette Historic State Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Garden trip itinerary builder app .

Traverse City to Garden is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Traverse City in August; daily highs in Garden reach 72°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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

1
night
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 10th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock and then kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Munising online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Garden to Munising takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

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night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then browse the exhibits of Fort Mackinac, and finally contemplate the long history of Biddle House.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Munising to Mackinac Island by combination of car, bus, and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can 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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