7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Flint
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Saint Ignace
— Few hours
ferry:  15​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h
3
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h
End: Flint

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 19th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Deer Ranch and then get great views at Castle Rock.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Ignace trip planner .

Flint to Saint Ignace is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Flint in July, expect nights in Saint Ignace to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.
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Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock
Deer Ranch ©
Deer Ranch

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Biddle House, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Caddywampus, make a trip to Fort Holmes, then trot along with a tour on horseback, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mackinac Island trip itinerary planner.

Mackinac Island is just a stone's throw from Saint Ignace. In July, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls, and then immerse yourself in nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paradise trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mackinac Island in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 53°F in Paradise. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Nature Parks Museums
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Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls

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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. On the 23rd (Tue), explore the activities along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, and finally look for gifts at Upper Peninsula Inspired.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Munising holiday builder app .

Getting from Paradise to Munising by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife
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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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Blackrocks Brewery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Marquette tour planning app .

You can drive from Munising to Marquette in 1.5 hours. In July in Marquette, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Blackrocks Brewery ©
Blackrocks Brewery

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