4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Traverse City
Drive:  2​h
1
Garden
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Munising
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + bus + ferry:  6​h 15​min
3
Mackinac Island
— 1 day
ferry + bus:  4​h 15​min
End: Traverse City

1
day
Garden

Garden ©
Garden is a village in Delta County of the U.S. On the 24th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Historical Village Fayette Park and then admire the majestic nature at Fayette Historic State Park.

Start your trip to Garden by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traverse City to Garden is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Traverse City in May; daily highs in Garden reach 58°F and lows reach 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Garden

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park
Historical Village Fayette Park ©
Historical Village Fayette Park

2
nights
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 25th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, admire the sheer force of Munising Falls, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Munising holiday planning app .

Getting from Garden to Munising by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

1
day
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 27th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, then play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mackinac Island trip tool .

Traveling by combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Golf Outdoors Museums
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Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

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