5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + ferry:  9​h
1
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  15​min
2
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Biddle House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mackinac Island travel site .

New York City to Mackinac Island is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Mackinac Island to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Golf
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Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Jewel Golf Course ©
Jewel Golf Course

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Deer Ranch, admire the majestic nature at Straits State Park, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then admire the landmark architecture of Indian Village, and finally view the masterpieces at Fort de Baude Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Ignace travel route planner .

Saint Ignace is very close to Mackinac Island. July in Saint Ignace sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Marquette.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Nature Museums
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Straits State Park ©
Straits State Park
Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Fort de Baude Museum ©
Fort de Baude Museum

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): hike along North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail), browse the exhibits of Lakenenland Sculpture Park, and then wander the streets of Downtown Marquette.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marquette day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Ignace to Marquette takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Saint Ignace in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 53°F in Marquette. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

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North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail)
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