5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Saint Ignace
— Few hours
ferry:  15​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Munising
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Copper Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 20th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture and then immerse yourself in nature at Straits State Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Ignace trip maker site .

Detroit to Saint Ignace is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Detroit in June, expect Saint Ignace to be slightly colder, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Nature Parks Museums
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Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Straits State Park ©
Straits State Park

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course, see the interesting displays at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, then stop by Island House Bike Shop, then don't miss a visit to Fort Holmes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mackinac Island trip builder app .

Mackinac Island is very close to Saint Ignace. In June, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

1
day
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 22nd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Chapel Rock and Beach, then admire the sheer force of Tannery Falls, and then stroll through Sand Point Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Munising trip app .

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car from Mackinac Island to Munising in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In June in Munising, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Chapel Rock and Beach ©
Chapel Rock and Beach
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Tannery Falls ©
Tannery Falls

2
nights
Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor ©
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, then grab your bike and head to Copper Harbor Bike Trail System, and then admire all the interesting features of Fort Wilkins State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums, then stop by The Jampot, then admire the sheer force of Jacob's Falls, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Harbor.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Copper Harbor trip planner .

You can drive from Munising to Copper Harbor in 5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Copper Harbor can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eagle Harbor, Jacob's Falls
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Fort Wilkins State Park ©
Fort Wilkins State Park
Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums ©
The Jampot ©
The Jampot

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