6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Milwaukee
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Marquette
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Sault Ste. Marie
— 1 night
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
4
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Milwaukee

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Marquette road trip app .

Milwaukee to Marquette is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Milwaukee to Marquette, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milwaukee in June, expect Marquette to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Shopping Museums
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Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Sand Point Beach and Miners Castle Rock. Change things up with these side-trips from Munising: Oswald's Bear Ranch (in Newberry) and Fayette Historic State Park (in Garden). Spend the 17th (Mon) exploring nature at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. There's still lots to do: stop by Open Wings Pottery & Gallery and take an in-depth tour of Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Munising trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Marquette to Munising in an hour. June in Munising sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Fayette Historic State Park, Oswald's Bear Ranch
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Oswald's Bear Ranch ©
Oswald's Bear Ranch
Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park

1
night
Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Museum Ship Valley Camp, look for gifts at Bird's Eye Outfitters, then make a trip to Soo Locks, and finally visit a coastal fixture at USDA Iroquois Lighthouse.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sault Ste. Marie online route planner .

Traveling by car from Munising to Sault Ste. Marie takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Sault Ste. Marie can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Parks Shopping Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Museum Ship Valley Camp ©
Museum Ship Valley Camp
Point Iroquois Lighthouse
Point Iroquois Lighthouse
Bird's Eye Outfitters ©
Bird's Eye Outfitters

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mackinac Island online attractions planner .

Getting from Sault Ste. Marie to Mackinac Island by combination of bus and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in June, plan for slightly colder days in Mackinac Island, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

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