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:  2​h
2
Ontonagon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Fort Wilkins State Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Copper Harbor Bike Trail System, and then cruise along Brockway Mountain Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): look for gifts at The Jampot, admire the sheer force of Manganese Falls, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Copper Harbor attractions planner .

New York City to Copper Harbor is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in August: high temperatures in Copper Harbor hover around 71°F and lows are around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

The Jampot
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Fort Wilkins State Park ©
Fort Wilkins State Park
Manganese Falls ©
Manganese Falls
The Jampot ©
The Jampot

2
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake of the Clouds, take a peaceful walk through Porcupine Mountains State Park, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Adventure Mining Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Bond Falls.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ontonagon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Copper Harbor to Ontonagon takes 2.5 hours. August in Ontonagon sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Adventure Mining Company
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Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park
Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, then admire the sheer force of Munising Falls, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Miners Falls Mini Golf.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munising tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Ontonagon to Munising in 3 hours. In August in Munising, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls

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night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 12th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain and then immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marquette trip planner .

Traveling by car from Munising to Marquette takes an hour. August in Marquette sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

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