7 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Paradise
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Saint Ignace
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Mackinac Island
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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 10th (Sat), explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light, examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then see the sky in a new way at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Paradise trip itinerary builder website.

Chicago to Paradise is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Chicago to Paradise, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, expect Paradise to be little chillier, temps between 53°F and 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory ©
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): examine the collection at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock, then stroll around Bridge View Park, and finally take in the views from Mackinac Bridge. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Bird's Eye Outfitters, don't miss a visit to Soo Locks, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Museum Ship Valley Camp, and finally take in the views from Sault Ste Marie International Bridge.

For more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Saint Ignace trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Paradise to Saint Ignace in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Saint Ignace are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

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Bridge View Park ©
Bridge View Park
Bird's Eye Outfitters ©
Bird's Eye Outfitters
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Visiting Arch Rock and The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island trip planner.

Getting from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island by ferry takes about an hour. October in Mackinac Island sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Great Turtle Kayak Tours ©
Great Turtle Kayak Tours
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park

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