6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Flint
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Saint Ignace
— Few hours
ferry:  15​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h
3
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Munising
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Flint

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, and then take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock.

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

Flint to Saint Ignace is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Flint in June, expect Saint Ignace to be slightly colder, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 22nd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Biddle House, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Caddywampus, steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder .

Mackinac Island is very close to Saint Ignace. In June, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls, and then immerse yourself in nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our 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. June in Paradise sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls

1
night
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Munising Falls and then explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Munising trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Paradise to Munising in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. June in Munising sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain, and then admire the majestic nature at Presque Isle Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Marquette road trip planner .

Drive from Munising to Marquette in an hour. In June in Marquette, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

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