8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Paradise
— Few hours
Drive + ferry:  2​h
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Munising
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Marquette
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Escanaba
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Ontonagon
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Detroit

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paradise tour itinerary builder website .

Detroit to Paradise is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Detroit in June, with highs in Paradise at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mackinac Island trip builder app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paradise to Mackinac Island in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. On the 30th (Sun), you're off toMunising.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Outdoors Tours Shopping

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night
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 30th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Point Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Munising trip builder site .

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and car from Mackinac Island to Munising in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. June in Munising sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach

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night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blackrocks Brewery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Marquette day trip website .

You can drive from Munising to Marquette in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Marquette can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Escanaba.

Things to do in Marquette

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Blackrocks Brewery ©
Blackrocks Brewery

1
night
Escanaba

Escanaba ©
Escanaba is a port city in Delta County in the U.S. Start your trip to Escanaba by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Marquette to Escanaba by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Escanaba

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sand Point Lighthouse ©
Sand Point Lighthouse
Leigh's Garden Winery ©
Leigh's Garden Winery
Bonifas Art Gallery ©
Bonifas Art Gallery

3
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. On the 4th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Adventure Mining Company, then take a peaceful walk through Porcupine Mountains State Park, and then explore the activities along Lake of the Clouds. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Bond Falls.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ontonagon trip planner .

Drive from Escanaba to Ontonagon in 3 hours. In July in Ontonagon, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Adventure Mining Company
Highlights from your plan
Adventure Mining Company ©
Adventure Mining Company
Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park

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