5 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Sault Ste. Marie
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Paradise
— 2 nights
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights

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Sault Ste. Marie

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Sault Ste. On the 14th (Wed), try your luck at Bay Mills Resort & Casinos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Name of Mary Church, and then stop by Bird's Eye Outfitters.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sault Ste. Marie trip maker site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sault Ste. Marie. In October in Sault Ste. Marie, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos · Outdoors

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Bird's Eye Outfitters
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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 15th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light, then examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then see the sky in a new way at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Tahquamenon Falls State Park and then visit a coastal fixture at Point Iroquois Lighthouse.

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Paradise tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Sault Ste. Marie to Paradise by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Paradise can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Specialty Museum
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
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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 17th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Liberty Lego Display, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, then contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Eagle Point Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mission Church, relax and rejuvenate at Lilac Tree Spa, then find your balance on the water with Great Turtle Kayak Tours, then stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, and finally play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mackinac Island day trip website.

Getting from Paradise to Mackinac Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Fort Mackinac
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Arch Rock
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