7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Copper Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Ferry:  15​min
4
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
+3
Ferry + Bus + Taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Boston

1
night
Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor ©
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums, then take in the dramatic scenery at Haven Waterfalls and Park, then identify plant and animal life at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Wilkins State Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Copper Harbor trip planner .

Boston to Copper Harbor is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Boston in July; daily highs in Copper Harbor reach 72°F and lows reach 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums, Haven Waterfalls and Park
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Fort Wilkins State Park ©
Fort Wilkins 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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll around Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and then contemplate the waterfront views at Chapel Rock and Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Tannery Falls, then kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Munising trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Copper Harbor to Munising takes 5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Munising are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Saint Ignace.

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
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, steep yourself in history at Indian Village, get a taste of life in the country at Deer Ranch, then admire the majestic nature at Straits State Park, and finally snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Saint Ignace trip planner .

You can drive from Munising to Saint Ignace in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Straits State Park
Straits State Park
Indian Village ©
Indian Village
Deer Ranch ©
Deer Ranch

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Biddle House, take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, don't miss a visit to Fort Holmes, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course, and then don't miss a visit to Is it you spot from Somewhere in Time movie!.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder app .

Mackinac Island is just a short distance from Saint Ignace. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

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