8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
ferry:  15​min
2
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Manistique
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Marquette
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Kalamazoo

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, steep yourself in history at Biddle House, then contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary planner.

Kalamazoo to Mackinac Island is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kalamazoo in June: high temperatures in Mackinac Island hover around 67°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Museums
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Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Jewel Golf Course ©
Jewel Golf Course

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 25th (Tue), explore and take pictures at Deer Ranch, immerse yourself in nature at Straits State Park, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then admire the landmark architecture of Indian Village, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Fort de Baude Museum.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Saint Ignace trip itinerary builder website .

Saint Ignace is just a stone's throw from Mackinac Island. In June in Saint Ignace, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Manistique.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Nature Parks Museums
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Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Fort de Baude Museum ©
Fort de Baude Museum
Straits State Park ©
Straits State Park

1
night
Manistique

Manistique ©
Manistique, formerly Monistique, is the only incorporated city in and the county seat of Schoolcraft County of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): stroll through The Manistique Boardwalk and River Walk, stop by The Mustard Seed, then view the masterpieces at Lake Effect Art Gallery, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Palms Book State Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Manistique trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Saint Ignace to Manistique in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Manistique are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Manistique

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Palms Book State Park ©
Palms Book State Park
Lake Effect Art Gallery ©
Lake Effect Art Gallery
The Mustard Seed ©
The Mustard Seed

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Chapel Rock and Beach, then admire the sheer force of Tannery Falls, and then kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach.

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Traveling by car from Manistique to Munising takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) 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
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Chapel Rock and Beach ©
Chapel Rock and Beach

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Presque Isle Park, take a stroll through Downtown Marquette, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blackrocks Brewery.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Marquette trip planner .

You can drive from Munising to Marquette in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Marquette can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Downtown Marquette ©
Downtown Marquette
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Blackrocks Brewery ©
Blackrocks Brewery

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