5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Iron Mountain
— Few hours
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Marquette
— 1 night
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Munising
— 2 nights

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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 hike along Fumee Lake Natural Area, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church Iron Mountain.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Iron Mountain holiday planner.

Grand Rapids to Iron Mountain is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Rapids to Iron Mountain. Traveling from Grand Rapids in October, expect Iron Mountain to be a bit cooler, temps between 57°F and 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel 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
Immaculate Conception Church Iron Mountain ©

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Marquette

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

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Marquette travel route website.

Getting from Iron Mountain to Marquette by journey takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Marquette can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

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

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Spray Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Laughing Whitefish Falls, admire the sheer force of Au Train Falls, and then take a peaceful walk through Hiawatha National Forest.

To find photos and tourist information, you can read our Munising tour planning app.

You can drive from Marquette to Munising in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge
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Laughing Whitefish Falls ©
Laughing Whitefish Falls
Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge ©
Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge
Hiawatha National Forest ©
Hiawatha National Forest

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