8 days in Marquette & Pittsburgh Itinerary

8 days in Marquette & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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Marquette
— 3 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 3 nights

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Marquette

— 3 nights
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Step out of the city life by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Sugarloaf Mountain. Attractions like Presque Isle Park and Lakenenland Sculpture Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Marquette's surroundings by going to Manistique (Palms Book State Park & Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)) and Munising (Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center, Miners Castle Rock, &more). The adventure continues: trek along Iron Ore Heritage Trail, wander the streets of Downtown Marquette, relax in the rural setting at Jilbert Dairy, and have fun and explore at Upper Peninsula Children's Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Marquette holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Marquette. August in Marquette sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pittsburgh

— 3 nights

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Family-friendly places like Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Duck Tours will thrill your kids. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fallingwater and Point State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pittsburgh: Ohiopyle (Ohiopyle State Park & Cucumber Falls). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, stop by Strip District, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Aviary, and get in on the family fun at Kennywood Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip builder.

Getting from Marquette to Pittsburgh by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Marquette in August, expect Pittsburgh to be somewhat warmer, temps between 80°F and 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips