8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Copper Harbor
— 1 night
2
Marquette
— 1 night
3
Munising
— 2 nights
4
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
5
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights

1
night
Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. On the 3rd (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at Fort Wilkins State Park.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Copper Harbor trip itinerary maker app.

Kalamazoo to Copper Harbor is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Kalamazoo in August, you will find days in Copper Harbor are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Marquette.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Eagle River Falls
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Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary
Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary
Eagle River Falls ©
Eagle River Falls

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Jilbert Dairy, thenhike along North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail), thenstop by Downtown Marquette, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Blackrocks Brewery.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Marquette trip maker app.

You can travel from Copper Harbor to Marquette in 3 hours. Traveling from Copper Harbor in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Marquette, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Neighborhoods Parks Trails

Side Trip

North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail)
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North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail) ©
Downtown Marquette ©
Downtown Marquette
Jilbert Dairy ©
Jilbert Dairy

2
nights
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 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Point Beach and then step off the mainland to explore Grand Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Tannery Falls, thenadmire the sheer force of Chapel Falls, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Chapel Rock and Beach.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Munising online visit planner.

You can drive from Marquette to Munising in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Beaches
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Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Chapel Rock and Beach ©
Chapel Rock and Beach
Tannery Falls ©
Tannery Falls

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night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 8th (Thu), wander the wide-open spaces of Deer Ranch, immerse yourself in nature at Straits State Park, thensee the interesting displays at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, and finally view the masterpieces at Fort de Baude Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Ignace online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Munising to Saint Ignace takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

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

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): look for gifts at Island House Bike Shop, get outside with The Greens of Mackinac, make a trip to Is It You Spot From Somewhere in Time Movie!, thendon't miss a visit to Fort Holmes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Trinity Church, thencontemplate the long history of Biddle House, and then play a few rounds at Jewel Golf Course.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island trip planner.

Getting from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island by ferry takes about an hour. In August, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes
Jewel Golf Course ©
Jewel Golf Course
The Greens of Mackinac ©
The Greens of Mackinac

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