7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Marquette
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Garden
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Sault Ste. Marie
— 1 night
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
5
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Kalamazoo

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Marquette trip builder website .

Kalamazoo to Marquette is an approximately 6-hour flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kalamazoo in June, with highs in Marquette at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Shopping Museums
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Jilbert Dairy ©
Jilbert Dairy

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 30th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, then admire the sheer force of Munising Falls, and then kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Munising holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Marquette to Munising takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Garden.

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Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

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Garden

Garden ©
Garden is a village in Delta County of the U.S. On the 2nd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Historical Village Fayette Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Fayette Historic State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Garden trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Munising to Garden takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Garden are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sault Ste. Marie.

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Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park
Historical Village Fayette Park ©
Historical Village Fayette Park

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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Tower of History, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Name of Mary Church, then get a taste of the local shopping with Bird's Eye Outfitters, then make a trip to Soo Locks, and finally enjoy the sea views from USDA Iroquois Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sault Ste. Marie day trip app .

You can drive from Garden to Sault Ste. Marie in 2.5 hours. In July in Sault Ste. Marie, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors
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USDA Iroquois Lighthouse ©
USDA Iroquois Lighthouse
Holy Name of Mary Church ©
Holy Name of Mary Church
Bird's Eye Outfitters ©
Bird's Eye Outfitters

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 4th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Biddle House, steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Eagle Point Cave, then pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, then look for gifts at Island House Bike Shop, and finally learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island online visit planner .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Sault Ste. Marie to Mackinac Island in 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

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