8 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula trip planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Newberry
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saint Ignace
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
Ferry to Mackinaw, Fly to Detroit

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Newberry

— 2 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newberry: Paradise (Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Whitefish Point Light, &more).

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Newberry trip website.

Detroit to Newberry is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Detroit in July, expect Newberry to be slightly colder, temps between 74°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Newberry

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Saint Ignace

— 2 nights
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge, then stroll around Bridge View Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of History, observe the fascinating underwater world at Museum Ship Valley Camp, then make a trip to Soo Locks, and finally stop by Bird's Eye Outfitters.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Saint Ignace route planner.

Traveling by car from Newberry to Saint Ignace takes 1.5 hours. July in Saint Ignace sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

Mackinac Island

— 3 nights
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Mackinac Island is known for nature, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island journey site.

You can ride a ferry from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Tours