5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Janesville
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 30​min
3
Newberry
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Munising
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Janesville

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night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Ignace online travel planner .

Janesville to Saint Ignace is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Janesville in May: high temperatures in Saint Ignace hover around 58°F and lows are around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Mackinaw City
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Colonial Michilimackinac ©
Colonial Michilimackinac
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock
Mystery Spot ©
Mystery Spot

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 27th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Biddle House, then explore the galleries of Fort Mackinac, then admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mackinac Island online vacation maker .

Mackinac Island is just a stone's throw from Saint Ignace. In May, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Newberry.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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Newberry

Newberry ©
Newberry is a village in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Oswald's Bear Ranch, explore the engaging exhibits at Tahquamenon Logging Museum, and then explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls.

Discover how to plan a Newberry trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mackinac Island to Newberry. May in Newberry sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Newberry

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Tahquamenon Falls
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Oswald's Bear Ranch ©
Oswald's Bear Ranch
Tahquamenon Logging Museum ©
Tahquamenon Logging Museum
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls

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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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock and then stroll through Sand Point Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munising trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Newberry to Munising by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

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