8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Sault Ste. Marie
— Few hours
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
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Paradise
— 1 night
4
Munising
— 2 nights
5
Marquette
— 2 nights

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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. On the 7th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Tower of History, make a trip to Soo Locks, and then visit a coastal fixture at Point Iroquois Lighthouse.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sault Ste. Marie trip itinerary planner.

Minneapolis to Sault Ste. Marie is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, Sault Ste. Marie is slightly colder than Minneapolis - with highs of 72°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Point Iroquois Lighthouse
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Point Iroquois Lighthouse ©
Point Iroquois Lighthouse
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks
Tower of History ©
Tower of History

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, and finally contemplate the long history of Biddle House. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Wawashkamo Golf Club, make a trip to Fort Holmes, then play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island trip tool.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Sault Ste. Marie to Mackinac Island in 5 hours. When traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mackinac Island: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Golf · Outdoors
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Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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Paradise

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

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paradise trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In June in Paradise, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Munising.

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
Whitefish Point Light ©
Whitefish Point Light

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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 (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Miners Falls, explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, then admire the sheer force of Munising Falls, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach.

Discover how to plan a Munising trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Paradise to Munising in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) 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
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cognition Brewing Company, then see the interesting displays at Michigan Iron Industry Museum, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, then take a stroll through Downtown Marquette, then sample the tasty concoctions at Blackrocks Brewery, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Marquette trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Munising to Marquette in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Ishpeming, Michigan Iron Industry Museum
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

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