8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Toledo
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Paradise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Munising
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + bus + ferry:  6​h 15​min
4
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+4
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
End: Toledo

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 9th (Wed), get great views at Castle Rock, enjoy the sea views from McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site, then take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, and finally stroll around Bridge View Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saint Ignace trip maker tool .

Toledo to Saint Ignace is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Toledo in October, you will find days in Saint Ignace are slightly colder (55°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site
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Bridge View Park ©
Bridge View Park
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge

2
nights
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 10th (Thu), examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Whitefish Point Light, and then explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls.

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Traveling by car from Saint Ignace to Paradise takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Paradise when traveling from Saint Ignace in October, with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Nature 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
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and then admire the sheer force of Miners Falls.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Munising trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Paradise to Munising takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Biddle House, then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Mackinac Island holiday maker app .

Traveling by combination of car, bus, and ferry from Munising to Mackinac Island takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. October in Mackinac Island sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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