7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Detroit
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  5​h 30​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Copper Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Detroit

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for gifts at Island House Bike Shop, make a trip to Fort Holmes, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mackinac Island vacation planner.

Detroit to Mackinac Island is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Detroit in July, things will get slightly colder in Mackinac Island: highs are around 73°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island 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. On the 29th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Tannery Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chapel Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Chapel Falls, and finally identify plant and animal life at Chapel Rock and Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Munising road trip planning website .

Getting from Mackinac Island to Munising by combination of ferry, bus, and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Chapel Falls
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Chapel Rock and Beach ©
Chapel Rock and Beach
Tannery Falls ©
Tannery Falls

2
nights
Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor ©
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Harbor, and then grab your bike and head to Copper Harbor Bike Trail System. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Brockway Mountain Drive, take in the dramatic scenery at Eagle River Falls, stop by Copper World, then see human ingenuity at work at Hungarian Falls, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Haven Waterfalls and Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Copper Harbor online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Munising to Copper Harbor takes 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Copper World, Haven Waterfalls and Park, Hungarian Falls, Eagle River Falls
Highlights from your plan
Fort Wilkins State Park ©
Fort Wilkins State Park
Copper World ©
Copper World
Hungarian Falls ©
Hungarian Falls

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