5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Grand Rapids
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Iron Mountain
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Marquette
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Munising
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Grand Rapids

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Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain ©
Iron Mountain is a city in the U.S. On the 17th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Fumee Falls, then walk around Fumee Lake Natural Area, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church Iron Mountain.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Iron Mountain vacation maker tool .

Grand Rapids to Iron Mountain is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Rapids to Iron Mountain is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Rapids in October, things will get slightly colder in Iron Mountain: highs are around 57°F and lows about 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Marquette.

Things to do in Iron Mountain

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Fumee Falls
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Fumee Falls ©
Fumee Falls
Fumee Lake Natural Area ©
Fumee Lake Natural Area

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night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Marquette Regional History Center, see the interesting displays at Marquette Maritime Museum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Upper Peninsula Children's Museum, and finally take a stroll through Downtown Marquette.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Marquette trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Iron Mountain to Marquette takes 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Iron Mountain to Marquette. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in October, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Museums Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
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Marquette Regional History Center ©
Marquette Regional History Center
Marquette Maritime Museum ©
Marquette Maritime Museum
Upper Peninsula Children's Museum ©
Upper Peninsula Children's Museum

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nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Spray Falls, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center, and finally Head underground at Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Laughing Whitefish Falls, then take in the pleasant sights at Autrain Falls, then admire the sheer force of Au Train Falls, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Hiawatha National Forest.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Munising itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Marquette to Munising takes an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Autrain Falls, Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge
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Spray Falls ©
Spray Falls
Hiawatha National Forest ©
Hiawatha National Forest

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