4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Upper Peninsula trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Saint Ignace
— Few hours
ferry:  15​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h
3
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Detroit

few
hours
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 18th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture and then admire the majestic nature at Straits State Park.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Saint Ignace holiday planning tool .

Detroit to Saint Ignace is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Detroit in July, things will get slightly colder in Saint Ignace: highs are around 73°F and lows about 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Straits State Park ©
Straits State Park

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 19th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Biddle House, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, then identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, and finally play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mackinac Island trip itinerary maker tool .

Mackinac Island is just a short distance from Saint Ignace. In July, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Golf
Highlights from your plan
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Jewel Golf Course ©
Jewel Golf Course

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 21st (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls, and then see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paradise trip planning app .

Getting from Mackinac Island to Paradise by combination of ferry and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Paradise when traveling from Mackinac Island in July, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Similar Plans

5 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 5 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Upper Peninsula BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans