5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly + Drive:  8 h
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
Ferry + Bus:  3 h 45 min
2
Sault Ste. Marie
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Munising
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Kalamazoo

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night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Biddle House and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island travel route planner.

Kalamazoo to Mackinac Island is an approximately 8-hour flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kalamazoo in March: high temperatures in Mackinac Island hover around 32°F and lows are around 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature 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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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): tee off at Wild Bluff Golf Course, then don't miss a visit to Soo Locks, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Soo Brewing Company.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sault Ste. Marie driving holiday planning site .

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Sault Ste. Marie in 4 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 33°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Golf Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

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Wild Bluff Golf Course
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Wild Bluff Golf Course ©
Wild Bluff Golf Course
Soo Brewing Company ©
Soo Brewing Company
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks

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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 10th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munising road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Sault Ste. Marie to Munising takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. March in Munising sees daily highs of 33°F and lows of 19°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Presque Isle Park and then tee off at Marquette Golf Club.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Marquette road trip website .

You can drive from Munising to Marquette in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Munising in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Marquette, with lows of 14°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Golf Outdoors Parks
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Marquette Golf Club ©
Marquette Golf Club
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park

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