6 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

6 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula travel planner

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Mackinac Island
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Saint Ignace
— 1 night
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Paradise
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Mackinac Island

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Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Eagle Point Cave, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island trip maker tool.

Canton to Mackinac Island is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Canton in August: highs in Mackinac Island hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Tours · Museums
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Must see
Arch Rock
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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock, then stroll around Bridge View Park, and finally snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saint Ignace trip planner.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Saint Ignace by ferry takes about an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks · Museums
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Lookout
Castle Rock
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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): tour the old-fashioned way with Toonerville Trolley Train and Boat Tours, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light, then see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paradise trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Saint Ignace to Paradise in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Saint Ignace in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 53°F in Paradise. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Water Body
Tahquamenon Falls
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Specialty Museum
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
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