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 vacation planner

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Paradise
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Saint Ignace
— 3 nights
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Mackinac Island
— 3 nights

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light and then see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park, then explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls, and then explore the galleries of Whitefish Point Bird Observatory.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paradise online tour itinerary planner.

Saint Louis to Paradise is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Paradise is 1 hour. In September, Paradise is a bit cooler than Saint Louis - with highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums
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Specialty Museum
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
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Water Body
Tahquamenon Falls
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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint Ignace: Sault Ste. Marie (Holy Name of Mary Church, Soo Locks, &more) and Oswald's Bear Ranch (in Newberry). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, admire the majestic nature at Straits State Park, don't miss a visit to Indian Village, and take some stellar pictures from Castle Rock.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Saint Ignace trip planner.

You can drive from Paradise to Saint Ignace in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Oswald's Bear Ranch
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Landmark
Soo Locks
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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, don't miss a visit to Is It You Spot From Somewhere in Time Movie!, get interesting insight from Tours, and admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island day trip planning website.

Getting from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island by ferry takes about an hour. September in Mackinac Island sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Tours
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Arch Rock
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Fort Mackinac
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