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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Make it your trip
Drive
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Newberry
— 1 night
Drive
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Saint Ignace
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Mackinaw, Fly to Detroit

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Newberry

— 1 night
On the 2nd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Tahquamenon Logging Museum. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Oswald's Bear Ranch, take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park, and then explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls.

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

Detroit to Newberry is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. In July, Newberry is a bit cooler than Detroit - with highs of 74°F and lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Newberry

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Saint Ignace

— 2 nights
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Tower of History, observe the fascinating underwater world at Museum Ship Valley Camp, then make a trip to Soo Locks, and finally look for gifts at Bird's Eye Outfitters. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the wide-open spaces of Deer Ranch, then examine the collection at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, and finally get great views at Castle Rock.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Ignace driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Newberry to Saint Ignace takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Mackinac Island

— 2 nights
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, get engrossed in the history at Fort Mackinac, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mackinac Island trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island takes an hour. In July in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Tours · Nature · Historic Sites