6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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6 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Munising
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Garden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Kalamazoo

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mackinac Island trip builder app .

Kalamazoo to Mackinac Island is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kalamazoo in August: highs in Mackinac Island hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Munising.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

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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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. On your second day here, look for gifts at Upper Peninsula Inspired, then take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Munising online vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and car from Mackinac Island to Munising takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. August in Munising sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Garden.

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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Garden

Garden ©
Garden is a village in Delta County of the U.S. On the 10th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Historical Village Fayette Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Fayette Historic State Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Garden online trip planner .

You can drive from Munising to Garden in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Garden are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Garden

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

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Presque Isle Park, look for gifts at Touch of Finland, and then take in the exciting artwork at Lakenenland Sculpture Park.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marquette trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Garden to Marquette takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Touch of Finland ©
Touch of Finland

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