4 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

4 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula journey planner

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Drive
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Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Ferry
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Mackinac Island
— 1 night
Ferry to St Ignace, Drive to Paradise
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Paradise
— 1 night
Drive

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, contemplate the long history of Indian Village, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Museum Ship Valley Camp, then make a trip to Soo Locks, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Riverstone Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Ignace trip maker tool.

Kalamazoo to Saint Ignace is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalamazoo in August, expect nights in Saint Ignace to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are little chillier, around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 1st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

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Getting from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island by ferry takes about an hour. August in Mackinac Island sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Paradise

Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls, and then admire the majestic nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paradise online travel route planner.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Paradise by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Mackinac Island in September, expect little chillier with lows of 49°F in Paradise. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks · Nature · Museums