7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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7 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Marquette
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Drive + Ferry:  6​h 45​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
Ferry + Bus:  4​h 15​min
3
Sault Ste. Marie
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Cincinnati

3
nights
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Get some historical perspective at Fayette Historic State Park and Historical Village Fayette Park. Get out of town with these interesting Marquette side-trips: Munising (Spray Falls, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, & more). There's more to do: wander the streets of Downtown Marquette and relax in the rural setting at Jilbert Dairy.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Marquette sightseeing planner.

Cincinnati to Marquette is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Cincinnati in September, expect Marquette to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Munising, Garden
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park
Historical Village Fayette Park ©
Historical Village Fayette Park

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, and then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course, contemplate the long history of Trinity Church, contemplate the long history of Biddle House, then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, and finally look for gifts at Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Marquette to Mackinac Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Marquette in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mackinac Island, with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church

1
night
Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie
Sault Ste. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Soo Locks and then enjoy the sea views from Point Iroquois Lighthouse.

Start your trip to Sault Ste. Marie by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Sault Ste. Marie in 4.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Sault Ste. Marie are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Point Iroquois Lighthouse
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Point Iroquois Lighthouse
Point Iroquois Lighthouse
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks

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