7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Paradise
— 1 day
Drive + ferry:  2​h
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
3
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Las Vegas

1
day
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 19th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paradise trip builder website .

Las Vegas to Paradise is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of shuttle, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Paradise. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get colder in Paradise: highs are around 73°F and lows about 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

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Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 20th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Biddle House, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paradise to Mackinac Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mackinac Island when traveling from Paradise in August, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the striking features of Indian Village, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, look for gifts at Mackinac Fudge Shop, get great views at Castle Rock, then walk around Bridge View Park, and finally snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, use the Saint Ignace trip itinerary builder site .

Saint Ignace is very close to Mackinac Island. In August, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Bridge View Park ©
Bridge View Park
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Miners Falls Mini Golf.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munising trip planner .

Getting from Saint Ignace to Munising by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Munising are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, then admire the majestic nature at Presque Isle Park, and then view the masterpieces at Lakenenland Sculpture Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Marquette tour itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Munising to Marquette in an hour. August in Marquette sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park

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