5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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5 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Taxi:  3​h 45​min
1
Munising
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Bus + Ferry:  6​h 15​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+3
Ferry + Bus + Taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Fayette Historic State Park and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Step out of Munising to go to Paradise and see Tahquamenon Falls State Park, which is approximately 1h 50 min away.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Munising tour website .

Minneapolis to Munising is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. Traveling from Minneapolis to Munising, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, expect Munising to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Fayette Historic State Park, Tahquamenon Falls State Park
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mackinac Island trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

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