6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Fly
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Munising
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Houghton
— 1 night
Drive
3
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Ferry
4
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Mackinaw, Fly to Chicago Midway

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Munising

Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Take a break from Munising with a short trip to Nature's Kennel Sled Dog Racing and Adventures in McMillan, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Head underground at Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, and ski along the peaceful trails at Valley Spur.

To find out how to plan a trip to Munising, use our trip itinerary maker.

Chicago to Munising is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Munising. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chicago in February, with highs in Munising at 25°F and lows at 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Houghton.

Things to do in Munising

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

1
night
Houghton

Houghton is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Mineral Museum of Michigan, hit the slopes at Mont Ripley, then glide through natural beauty at Swedetown Ski Trails, and finally stop by Copper World.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Houghton road trip planner.

Getting from Munising to Houghton by car takes about 3 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 21°F, and evening lows to 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Houghton

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Swedetown Ski Trails ©
Cross-country Ski Area
Swedetown Ski Trails
5.0
Mont Ripley ©
Ski Area
Mont Ripley
4.2

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): look for gifts at Manley’s Fish Market, then snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge, then admire the majestic nature at Straits State Park, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Indian Village.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Ignace trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Houghton to Saint Ignace in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°F in February, and nighttime lows around 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Mackinac Bridge ©
Must see
Mackinac Bridge
4.8
Straits State Park ©
State Park
Straits State Park
4.6
Indian Village ©
Architectural Building
Indian Village
3.7

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, then Head underground at Eagle Point Cave, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island itinerary builder website.

You can ride a ferry from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 24°F, while nighttime lows are 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Arch Rock ©
Must see
Arch Rock
4.7
Trinity Church ©
Church
Trinity Church
4.9

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