7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Negaunee
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Munising
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Garden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h
5
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Detroit

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night
Negaunee

Negaunee
Negaunee is a city in Marquette County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Upper Peninsula and then see the interesting displays at Da Yoopers Innovation Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Negaunee holiday maker app .

Detroit to Negaunee is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. In August, Negaunee is a bit cooler than Detroit - with highs of 75°F and lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Negaunee

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Da Yoopers Innovation Museum, Upper Peninsula

1
night
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 13th (Mon): explore the activities along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach, admire the sheer force of Spray Falls, and then view the masterpieces at Lakenenland Sculpture Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Munising attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Negaunee to Munising takes 1.5 hours. August in Munising sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Garden.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lakenenland Sculpture Park
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Spray Falls ©
Spray Falls

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night
Garden

Garden ©
Garden is a village in Delta County of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Historical Village Fayette Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Fayette Historic State Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Garden road trip planning app .

You can drive from Munising to Garden in 1.5 hours. August in Garden sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 56°F at night. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paradise.

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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night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light, then see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then admire the sheer force of Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Paradise online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Garden to Paradise takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

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

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nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 17th (Fri), look for gifts at Mackinac Island Bike Shop, take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read 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 taxi, bus, and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Biddle House ©
Biddle House

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