8 days in Michigan’s Central Upper Peninsula, Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula & Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Michigan’s Central Upper Peninsula, Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula & Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Escanaba
— 2 nights
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Ontonagon
— Few hours
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Copper Harbor
— 1 night
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Marquette
— 1 night
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Paradise
— 2 nights

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Escanaba

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Escanaba is a port city in Delta County in the U.S. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Sand Point Lighthouse and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Iron Mountain Iron Mine.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Escanaba sightseeing planner.

Rochester to Escanaba is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rochester in September: high temperatures in Escanaba hover around 69°F and lows are around 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Tue) before leaving for Ontonagon.

Things to do in Escanaba

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Ontonagon

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On the 29th (Tue), delve into the lush surroundings at Porcupine Mountains State Park.

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Ontonagon trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Escanaba to Ontonagon by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, daytime highs in Ontonagon are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Copper Harbor online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Ontonagon to Copper Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Copper Harbor sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 54°F at night. You'll set off for Marquette on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Marquette online itinerary planner.

You can travel from Copper Harbor to Marquette in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Copper Harbor in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Marquette, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Marquette

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Presque Isle Park
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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paradise road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Marquette to Paradise takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October in Paradise, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 38°F at night. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Paradise

Nature · Parks
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