7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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
+2
Drive + bus + ferry:  6​h 15​min
3
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
4
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + bus:  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 maps and other tourist information, refer to the Copper Harbor journey maker site .

New York City to Copper Harbor is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in Copper Harbor at 71°F and lows at 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Eagle River Falls, The Jampot
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The Jampot ©
The Jampot
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 striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Chapel Rock and Beach, admire the sheer force of Tannery Falls, and then kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach.

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You can drive from Copper Harbor to Munising in 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can 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

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night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Biddle House, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Is it you spot from Somewhere in Time movie!, learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then tee off at Jewel Golf Course, and finally look for gifts at Island House Bike Shop.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Mackinac Island visit planning website .

Traveling by combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Golf
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St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes
Jewel Golf Course ©
Jewel Golf Course

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night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Fort de Baude Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, and then admire the majestic nature at Straits State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Ignace day trip planner.

Saint Ignace is very close to Mackinac Island. In August, daily temperatures in Saint Ignace can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Nature Parks 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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