6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Ontonagon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. When in Ontonagon, make a side trip to see Copper Peak in Ironwood, approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Porcupine Mountains State Park, go deep underground at Adventure Mining Company, explore the activities along Presque Isle River, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bond Falls.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ontonagon trip planner .

New York City to Ontonagon is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Ontonagon reach 73°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Copper Peak, Adventure Mining Company
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Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park
Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds

2
nights
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 10th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Chapel Rock and Beach and then explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, then admire the sheer force of Miners Falls, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Miners Falls Mini Golf.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Munising travel planner .

Getting from Ontonagon to Munising by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

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

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 12th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain and then immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Marquette online journey builder .

You can drive from Munising to Marquette in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow 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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