7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
+3
Fly + Taxi + Bus + Ferry:  12 h
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
Ferry:  15 min
2
Saint Ignace
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Munising
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  8 h
End: Sacramento

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 8th (Wed), brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mackinac Island travel planning app.

Sacramento to Mackinac Island is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train, subway, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Sacramento to Mackinac Island, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sacramento, expect much colder days and about the same nights in Mackinac Island, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Tours
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

2
nights
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, then stroll around Bridge View Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Bird's Eye Outfitters, then don't miss a visit to Soo Locks, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Museum Ship Valley Camp, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tower of History.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Saint Ignace itinerary maker site.

Saint Ignace is very close to Mackinac Island. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sault Ste. Marie
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Bridge View Park ©
Bridge View Park
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge

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 12th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and then take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Open Wings Pottery & Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Munising online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Saint Ignace to Munising takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls

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