4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  8​h
1
Marquette
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Munising
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + bus + ferry:  6​h 15​min
3
Mackinac Island
— 1 day
car:  5​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 22nd (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Jilbert Dairy, immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, and then wander the streets of Downtown Marquette.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marquette tour itinerary planner .

Detroit to Marquette is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Detroit in August: high temperatures in Marquette hover around 73°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Downtown Marquette ©
Downtown Marquette
Jilbert Dairy ©
Jilbert Dairy

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 23rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach, admire the sheer force of Spray Falls, and then enjoy the sand and surf at 12-Mile Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at UP-Scale Art, take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, then explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, and finally admire the sheer force of Munising Falls.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Munising online trip builder .

You can drive from Marquette to Munising in an hour. 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 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

12-Mile Beach
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Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

1
day
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 25th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Biddle House, then identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park

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