6 days in Mackinac Island, Munising & Marquette Itinerary

6 days in Mackinac Island, Munising & Marquette Itinerary

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6 days in Mackinac Island, Munising & Marquette Itinerary

Start: Detroit
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  5​h 30​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Detroit

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder site .

Detroit to Mackinac Island is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, Mackinac Island is a bit cooler than Detroit - with highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Munising.

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

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Bring the kids along to Oswald's Bear Ranch and 12-Mile Beach. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Sand Point Beach, explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, and take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Munising route 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 July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

12-Mile Beach, Oswald's Bear Ranch
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Oswald's Bear Ranch ©
Oswald's Bear Ranch

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, and then immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Marquette online holiday planner .

You can drive from Munising to Marquette in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Marquette are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

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

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