4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h
1
Marquette
— 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 + Drive:  2​h
4
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Detroit

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 14th (Wed), hike along North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail) and then take a stroll through Downtown Marquette.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Marquette trip itinerary builder site .

Detroit to Marquette is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Detroit in August, expect Marquette to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail)
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1
night
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 15th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Tannery Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Munising trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Marquette to Munising takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Tannery Falls ©
Tannery Falls
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. On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Biddle House, pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, look for gifts at Island House Bike Shop, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mackinac Island route planning app .

You can do a combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In August in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Shopping
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Paradise holiday planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mackinac Island in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 53°F in Paradise. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Nature
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Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park

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