7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Mackinaw City
bus:  15​min
1
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Paradise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Marquette
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Mackinaw City

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 3rd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Heritage Village at Mackinaw and then view the masterpieces at Fort de Baude Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saint Ignace vacation tool .

Mackinaw City to Saint Ignace is an approximately half hour bus ride. You can also drive; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Mackinaw City
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Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse ©
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse
Heritage Village at Mackinaw ©
Heritage Village at Mackinaw
Fort de Baude Museum ©
Fort de Baude Museum

2
nights
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. You've now added Tahquamenon Falls State Park to your itinerary. On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light, see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paradise journey planning site .

Traveling by car from Saint Ignace to Paradise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Paradise when traveling from Saint Ignace in August, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Nature Museums
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Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park

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 7th (Wed): stroll around Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Wagner Falls, stop by Open Wings Pottery & Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Munising travel route website .

Drive from Paradise to Munising in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center ©
Wagner Falls ©
Wagner Falls

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night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): have fun and explore at Upper Peninsula Children's Museum, hike along North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail), then examine the collection at Marquette Regional History Center, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Marquette.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Marquette driving holiday planning app .

You can drive from Munising to Marquette in an hour. In August in Marquette, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Museums Neighborhoods Childrens Museums

Side Trip

North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail)
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