7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 45 min
1
Copper Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive + Bus:  6 h 15 min
3
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
Ferry:  15 min
4
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: New York City

1
night
Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor ©
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Copper Harbor day trip planner.

New York City to Copper Harbor is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In August, Copper Harbor is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 71°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

The Jampot, Eagle River Falls
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The Jampot ©
The Jampot
Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary
Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary
Eagle River Falls ©
Eagle River Falls

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 25th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Chapel Rock and Beach, thenadmire the sheer force of Tannery Falls, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Munising trip planner.

Drive from Copper Harbor to Munising in 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Chapel Rock and Beach ©
Chapel Rock and Beach

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Biddle House, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, thenmake a trip to Fort Holmes, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Is It You Spot From Somewhere in Time Movie!, thenlearn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, thentee off at Jewel Golf Course, and finally stop by Island House Bike Shop.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Munising to Mackinac Island by combination of car and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Golf
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Biddle House ©
Biddle House
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 29th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Fort de Baude Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, and then admire the majestic nature at Straits State Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saint Ignace trip planner.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Saint Ignace by ferry takes about an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Saint Ignace can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Nature Museums
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Straits State Park ©
Straits State Park
Fort de Baude Museum ©
Fort de Baude Museum
Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture

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