7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Erie
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Marquette
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Garden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h
5
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Erie

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hours
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Superior Dome and then admire the majestic nature at Presque Isle Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marquette travel planner.

Erie to Marquette is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Erie in June, with highs in Marquette at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Garden.

Things to do in Marquette

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Superior Dome ©
Superior Dome

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night
Garden

Garden ©
Garden is a village in Delta County of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Historical Village Fayette Park and then admire the majestic nature at Fayette Historic State Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Garden trip planning app .

You can drive from Marquette to Garden in 1.5 hours. In June in Garden, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Munising.

Things to do in Garden

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic 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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the activities along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Point Beach.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Munising visit site .

Traveling by car from Garden to Munising takes 1.5 hours. June in Munising sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 21st (Fri), examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light, and then admire the sheer force of Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paradise trip planner.

Drive from Munising to Paradise in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. In June, daily temperatures in Paradise can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Whitefish Point Light ©
Whitefish Point Light

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nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Trinity Church, admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then explore the galleries of Fort Mackinac, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at The Big Store, examine the collection at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, steep yourself in history at Biddle House, don't miss a visit to Fort Holmes, then identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island online tour planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Paradise to Mackinac Island in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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