8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Orlando
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Ontonagon
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Wallace
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Ferry:  15 min
5
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Orlando

1
day
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake of the Clouds, delve into the lush surroundings at Porcupine Mountains State Park, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Adventure Mining Company.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ontonagon sightseeing site.

Orlando to Ontonagon is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Orlando in July, plan for slightly colder days in Ontonagon, with highs around 75°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Wallace.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Adventure Mining Company
Highlights from your plan
Adventure Mining Company ©
Adventure Mining Company
Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park

1
night
Wallace

Wallace ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): meet the residents at DeYoung Family Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Wallace day trip website.

Drive from Ontonagon to Wallace in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ontonagon to Wallace, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Wallace, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Wallace

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
DeYoung Family Zoo ©
DeYoung Family Zoo

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 20th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, and then kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Munising trip maker site.

You can drive from Wallace to Munising in 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wallace to Munising due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Indian Village, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, immerse yourself in nature at Straits State Park, thenwander the wide-open spaces of Deer Ranch, and finally snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Saint Ignace trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Munising to Saint Ignace in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Saint Ignace sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Deer Ranch ©
Deer Ranch
Straits State Park ©
Straits State Park

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 23rd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Biddle House, contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Murdick's Fudge, don't miss a visit to Is It You Spot From Somewhere in Time Movie!, and then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island trip maker app.

Getting from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island by ferry takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes

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