6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Omaha
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  7​h 45​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
2
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Munising
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Omaha

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night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 12th (Sat), 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 immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island online trip itinerary planner .

Omaha to Mackinac Island is an approximately 8-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. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Omaha, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mackinac Island, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 13th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Indian Village, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, look for gifts at Mackinac Fudge Shop, take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, then walk around Bridge View Park, and finally get great views at Castle Rock.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Ignace online trip itinerary planner .

Saint Ignace is just a stone's throw from Mackinac Island. In October, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Paradise.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Shopping Museums
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Bridge View Park ©
Bridge View Park
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 14th (Mon), see the interesting displays 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 maps and tourist information, go to the Paradise trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Saint Ignace to Paradise in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Saint Ignace in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Paradise, with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Nature Parks Museums
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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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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 15th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls and then explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Munising planning app .

Drive from Paradise to Munising in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

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

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 16th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, and then admire the majestic nature at Presque Isle Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Marquette route planning tool .

You can drive from Munising to Marquette in an hour. Traveling from Munising in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Marquette, with lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

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