5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Fort Smith
Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 day
+2
ferry + Drive + bus:  6​h 45​min
2
Marquette
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Escanaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 45​min
End: Fort Smith

1
day
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, then tee off at Jewel Golf Course, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island trip maker website .

Fort Smith to Mackinac Island is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fort Smith to Mackinac Island due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Fort Smith, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Mackinac Island, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Marquette.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites
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Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes

1
day
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Michigan Iron Industry Museum, then shop like a local with Lakenenland Sculpture Park, then take a stroll through Downtown Marquette, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blackrocks Brewery.

Plan my day in Marquette using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Marquette by combination of ferry and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Escanaba.

Things to do in Marquette

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Michigan Iron Industry Museum
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Michigan Iron Industry Museum ©
Michigan Iron Industry Museum
Blackrocks Brewery ©
Blackrocks Brewery

2
nights
Escanaba

Escanaba ©
Escanaba is a port city in Delta County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Leigh's Garden Winery, contemplate the long history of Historical Village Fayette Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fayette Historic State Park.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Escanaba online road trip planner .

You can drive from Marquette to Escanaba in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Escanaba are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. On the 21st (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Escanaba

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Garden
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Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park
Historical Village Fayette Park ©
Historical Village Fayette Park
Leigh's Garden Winery ©
Leigh's Garden Winery

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