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 tour planner

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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
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Paradise
— 2 nights
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Sault Ste. Marie
— 3 nights

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Get outdoors at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory and Eagle Point Cave. Get some historical perspective at Fort Holmes and St Anne's Catholic Church. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Biddle House, tee off at Jewel Golf Course, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, and get engrossed in the history at Robert Stuart House.

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Detroit to Mackinac Island is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, Mackinac Island is a bit cooler than Detroit - with highs of 42°F and lows of 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Fort Holmes
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Historic Site
Biddle House
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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 19th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light, then look and learn at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, and then examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the old-fashioned way with Toonerville Trolley Train and Boat Tours, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paradise route builder app.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Paradise can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Water Body
Tahquamenon Falls
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Specialty Museum
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Point Iroquois Lighthouse and Tower of History. Explore hidden gems such as Soo Brewing Company and Kings Club Casino. Explore Sault Ste. Marie's surroundings by going to Saint Ignace (Kewadin Shores Casino, Straits State Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Kewadin Casino and examine the collection at Museum Ship Valley Camp.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sault Ste. Marie trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Paradise to Sault Ste. Marie takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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History Museum
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
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