6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  7​h
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  2​h
2
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Ironwood
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Cleveland

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mackinac Island trip itinerary planner .

Cleveland to Mackinac Island is an approximately 7-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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cleveland in August: high temperatures in Mackinac Island hover around 72°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 18th (Tue), examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, then explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paradise trip planner.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Paradise by combination of ferry and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Mackinac Island in August since evenings lows in Paradise dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ironwood.

Things to do in Paradise

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Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls

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Ironwood

Ironwood ©
Ironwood is a city in Gogebic County in the U.S. You've now added Copper Peak to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Michigan's Iron Belle Trail - Western Gateway Trail, get engrossed in the history at Ironwood Historic Depot & Museum, hit the slopes at Copper Peak, then look for all kinds of wild species at Black River Harbor Recreation Area, then stroll around Miners Memorial Heritage Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Downtown Miners Mural.

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

Drive from Paradise to Ironwood in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paradise to Ironwood is minus 1 hour. August in Ironwood sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ironwood

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Copper Peak ©
Copper Peak

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Munising Falls and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): look for gifts at Open Wings Pottery & Gallery, take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Miners Falls Mini Golf.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Munising route planner .

You can drive from Ironwood to Munising in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ironwood to Munising, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

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