8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Drive:  6​h
1
Paradise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Garden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Kalamazoo

2
nights
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls and then immerse yourself in nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light, examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then look and learn at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Paradise trip planning website .

Kalamazoo to Paradise is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kalamazoo in June, with highs in Paradise at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Garden.

Things to do in Paradise

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

1
night
Garden

Garden ©
Garden is a village in Delta County of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Historical Village Fayette Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Fayette Historic State Park.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Garden road trip planning app .

Getting from Paradise to Garden by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Munising.

Things to do in Garden

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park
Historical Village Fayette Park ©
Historical Village Fayette Park

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 3rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Wagner Falls, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Munising fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Garden to Munising by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Munising, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Wagner Falls ©
Wagner Falls
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 5th (Fri), stop by Thill's Fish House, view the masterpieces at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, then walk around Presque Isle Park, and finally take a stroll through Downtown Marquette.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marquette trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Munising to Marquette takes an hour. July in Marquette sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Shopping Nature
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Downtown Marquette ©
Downtown Marquette
Thill's Fish House ©
Thill's Fish House

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