7 days in Mount Pleasant, Traverse City & Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Mount Pleasant, Traverse City & Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Mount Pleasant, Traverse City & Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Mount Pleasant
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Mount Pleasant
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Traverse City
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Sault Ste. Marie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Paradise
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Munising
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
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Christmas
— 1 night
car:  11​h 30​min
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Mackinac Island
— 1 night
car:  8​h 30​min
8
Mount Pleasant
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h
End: Hattiesburg

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Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant
Mount Pleasant is a city in the U.S. For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Pleasant journey planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Mount Pleasant. In July, daily temperatures in Mount Pleasant can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 30th (Tue), you'll travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mount Pleasant

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Traverse City

Traverse City
Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Traverse City day trip planner .

You can drive from Mount Pleasant to Traverse City in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 59°F. You will leave for Sault Ste. Marie on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie
Sault Ste. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Soo Locks, Tower of History and USDA Iroquois Lighthouse. On the 30th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Tower of History and then don't miss a visit to Soo Locks.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sault Ste. Marie trip planner .

Traveling by car from Traverse City to Sault Ste. Marie takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Paradise.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Point Iroquois Lighthouse
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Point Iroquois Lighthouse
Point Iroquois Lighthouse
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks
Tower of History ©
Tower of History

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tahquamenon Falls as well as Whitefish Point Light. On the 1st (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paradise journey planner.

You can drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Paradise in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Paradise are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums Nature Parks
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Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Whitefish Point Light ©
Whitefish Point Light

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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pictured Rocks Cruises. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take a tour by water with Pictured Rocks Cruises.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Munising trip planner .

You can drive from Paradise to Munising in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Christmas.

Things to do in Munising

Outdoors Tours
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Pictured Rocks Cruises ©
Pictured Rocks Cruises

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Christmas

Christmas
Au Train Township is a civil township of Alger County in the U.S. To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Christmas trip itinerary builder tool .

Christmas is just a stone's throw from Munising. In August in Christmas, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. You'll set off for Mackinac Island on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in Christmas

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Christmas to Mackinac Island. August in Mackinac Island sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 59°F at night. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll travel to Mount Pleasant.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Outdoors Tours Shopping

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Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Pleasant trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mackinac Island to Mount Pleasant. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mackinac Island in August: highs in Mount Pleasant hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 58°F. On the 4th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Mount Pleasant

Parks Outdoors Museums

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