8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Marquette
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h
4
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  15​min
5
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 15th (Sat), wander the streets of Downtown Marquette.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Marquette day trip website .

New York City to Marquette is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Marquette hover around 70°F and lows are around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 17th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Munising Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, and finally stop by Upper Peninsula Inspired.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Munising trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Marquette to Munising by car takes about an hour. In June, daytime highs in Munising are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Paradise.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, then explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paradise day trip site .

You can drive from Munising to Paradise in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. June in Paradise sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

Nature Parks Museums
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Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 20th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Biddle House, then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Caddywampus, contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, then trot along with a tour on horseback, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island driving holiday app .

Getting from Paradise to Mackinac Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Tours
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Indian Village, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then get great views at Castle Rock, and finally snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Saint Ignace trip website .

Saint Ignace is very close to Mackinac Island. In June, daytime highs in Saint Ignace are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Castle Rock ©
Castle Rock

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