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
Ferry + Drive:  2​h
2
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
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 21st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Trinity Church and then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary 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. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Detroit in July: high temperatures in Mackinac Island hover around 73°F and lows are around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Paradise online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mackinac Island in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Paradise, with lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Nature Parks Museums
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Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Fayette Historic State Park and Alger Falls. Explore hidden gems such as Palms Book State Park and Miners Falls Mini Golf. Change things up with a short trip to Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) in Manistique (about 58 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, and take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls.

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You can drive from Paradise to Munising in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Manistique, Fayette Historic State Park
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain, and then immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Marquette trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Munising to Marquette in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park

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