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 + Taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Detroit

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Munising side-trips: Fayette Historic State Park (in Garden) and Manistique (Palms Book State Park & Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, putt your heart out at Miners Falls Mini Golf, kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach, and look for gifts at Open Wings Pottery & Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Munising online driving holiday planner .

Detroit to Munising is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Detroit in August, expect Munising to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Manistique, Fayette Historic State Park
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) ©
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 12th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain, and then walk around Presque Isle Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Marquette trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Munising to Marquette by car takes about an hour. In August in Marquette, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

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