5 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula holiday planner

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Mackinac Island
— 1 night
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Saint Ignace
— 1 night
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Paradise
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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 1st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes and then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, then stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, and finally see some colorful creatures with Great Turtle Kayak Tours.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island online journey builder.

New York City to Mackinac Island is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Mackinac Island reach 55°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
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Must see
Arch Rock
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Must see
Fort Mackinac
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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, then stroll around Bridge View Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Saint Ignace road trip planner.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Saint Ignace by ferry takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Lookout
Castle Rock
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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): look and learn at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, then explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls, and then admire the majestic nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light and then see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paradise road trip tool.

You can drive from Saint Ignace to Paradise in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Saint Ignace in October, Paradise is a bit cooler at night with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums
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Water Body
Tahquamenon Falls
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Specialty Museum
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
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