6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Garden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Munising
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h
4
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Kalamazoo

1
night
Garden

Garden ©
Garden is a village in Delta County of the U.S. Plan a Garden trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Kalamazoo to Garden is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kalamazoo in August, with highs in Garden at 75°F and lows at 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Garden

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park

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 13th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Alger Falls and then kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Munising vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Garden to Munising takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Paradise.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Alger Falls ©
Alger Falls

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light, then examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

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Traveling by car from Munising to Paradise takes 2.5 hours. In August in Paradise, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums Parks Nature
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Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Whitefish Point Light ©
Whitefish Point Light

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, then admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and then explore the galleries of Fort Mackinac. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Fort Holmes, identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island vacation app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paradise to Mackinac Island in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In August in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

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