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
— 2 nights
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights

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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. Step off the beaten path and head to Tahquamenon Falls and Museum Ship Valley Camp. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sault Ste. Marie: Point Iroquois Lighthouse (in Brimley) and Saint Ignace (Deer Ranch, Straits State Park, &more). There's more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Soo Brewing Company and take in the views from Sault Ste Marie International Bridge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sault Ste. Marie online day trip planner.

Chicago to Sault Ste. Marie is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chicago to Sault Ste. Marie, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chicago in September, with highs in Sault Ste. Marie at 70°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Must see
Tahquamenon Falls
4.8

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Is It You Spot From Somewhere in Time Movie!, tee off at Jewel Golf Course, then contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Island House Bike Shop, then examine the collection at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Round Island Lighthouse, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Lilac Tree Spa.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mackinac Island road trip planner.

Getting from Sault Ste. Marie to Mackinac Island by combination of bus and ferry takes about 5 hours. In September in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf · Spas
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Jewel Golf Course
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Must see
Fort Holmes
4.6

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