6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  4​h
1
Sault Ste. Marie
— Few hours
bus + ferry:  3​h 45​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Munising
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

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hours
Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. On the 10th (Mon), meet the residents at Museum Ship Valley Camp and then don't miss a visit to Soo Locks.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sault Ste. Marie trip planner .

Minneapolis to Sault Ste. Marie is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Minneapolis to Sault Ste. Marie, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in June, with highs in Sault Ste. Marie at 72°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Biddle House, learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park. On the next day, stop by Caddywampus, make a trip to Fort Holmes, trot along 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 other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Sault Ste. Marie to Mackinac Island in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in June: highs in Mackinac Island hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Munising.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

1
night
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 13th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, then explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Miners Falls Mini Golf.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Munising online trip builder .

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and car from Mackinac Island to Munising in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

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night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blackrocks Brewery.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Marquette travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Munising to Marquette in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Marquette are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

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

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