7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Holland
Drive:  5​h
1
Saint Ignace
— Few hours
ferry:  15​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  2​h
3
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Holland

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 13th (Sat), snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge, stroll around Bridge View Park, and then get great views at Castle Rock.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Ignace trip itinerary builder website .

Holland to Saint Ignace is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Holland in July, you will find days in Saint Ignace are little chillier (73°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks
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Bridge View Park ©
Bridge View Park
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge

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night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 14th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Biddle House, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, then admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island route planner .

Mackinac Island is just a stone's throw from Saint Ignace. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

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night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 15th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Paradise day trip planning tool .

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, plan for slightly colder nights in Paradise, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

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

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nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Sand Point Beach and Munising Falls. When in Munising, make a side trip to see Palms Book State Park in Manistique, approximately 1h 05 min away. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, and try for a hole-in-one at Miners Falls Mini Golf.

To find photos and more tourist information, read our Munising trip planning website .

You can drive from Paradise to Munising in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Munising are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Palms Book State Park
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Palms Book State Park ©
Palms Book State Park
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls

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