8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: London
+3
Fly + Drive + bus + ferry:  19​h 30​min
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 day
ferry + Drive:  2​h
2
Paradise
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Manistique
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Marquette
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Munising
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  12​h
End: London

1
day
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island road trip planning app .

London, UK to Mackinac Island is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Mackinac Island. In September, daily temperatures in Mackinac Island can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Museums
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 7th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paradise trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Mackinac Island in September, Paradise is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Manistique.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums Nature Parks
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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
Manistique

Manistique
Manistique, formerly Monistique, is the only incorporated city in and the county seat of Schoolcraft County of the U.S. On the 8th (Sun), stop by The Mustard Seed, contemplate the waterfront views at Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring), and then explore the striking landscape at Palms Book State Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Manistique road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paradise to Manistique takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Marquette.

Things to do in Manistique

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) ©
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)
The Mustard Seed ©
The Mustard Seed

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 9th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain, immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Blackrocks Brewery.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Marquette trip planner .

Traveling by car from Manistique to Marquette takes 2 hours. In September in Marquette, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Blackrocks Brewery ©
Blackrocks Brewery

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 10th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Alger Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Munising Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Munising trip builder .

Traveling by car from Marquette to Munising takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Munising Falls ©
Munising Falls
Alger Falls ©
Alger Falls

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