4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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4 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Marquette
— Few hours
+2
bus + Drive + ferry:  6​h 45​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
3
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Boston

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Marquette route planner .

Boston to Marquette is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Boston in August, things will get slightly colder in Marquette: highs are around 73°F and lows about 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Marquette

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail)
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1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 10th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, steep yourself in history at Biddle House, then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Jewel Golf Course, stop by Island House Bike Shop, and then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mackinac Island visit planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Marquette to Mackinac Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Marquette in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mackinac Island, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Golf
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Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Jewel Golf Course ©
Jewel Golf Course

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 12th (Mon), stop by Mackinac Fudge Shop, admire the landmark architecture of Indian Village, then examine the collection at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Straits State Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Saint Ignace tour builder website .

Saint Ignace is very close to Mackinac Island. In August in Saint Ignace, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Nature Parks Museums
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Straits State Park ©
Straits State Park
Mackinac Fudge Shop ©
Mackinac Fudge Shop
Indian Village ©
Indian Village

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