4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Marquette
— Few hours
+2
bus + Drive + ferry:  6​h 45​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 day
+2
ferry + bus + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Munising
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Blackrocks Brewery and then view the masterpieces at Lakenenland Sculpture Park.

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Chicago to Marquette is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Marquette. In September, Marquette is little chillier than Chicago - with highs of 68°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mackinac Island.

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Blackrocks Brewery ©
Blackrocks Brewery

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mackinac Island trip website .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Marquette to Mackinac Island in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Mackinac Island when traveling from Marquette in September, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Munising.

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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

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Upper Peninsula Inspired, then take an in-depth tour of Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Point Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Munising online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and car from Mackinac Island to Munising takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Upper Peninsula Inspired ©
Upper Peninsula Inspired

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