8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Higgins Lake
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Marquette
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Munising
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Sault Ste. Marie
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Higgins Lake

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 14th (Sun), take a stroll through Downtown Marquette.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Marquette itinerary maker site .

Higgins Lake to Marquette is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Downtown Marquette ©
Downtown Marquette

4
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oswald's Bear Ranch as well as Pictured Rocks Cruises. Go for a jaunt from Munising to Paradise to see Tahquamenon Falls State Park about 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach, admire the sheer force of Munising Falls, putt your heart out at Miners Falls Mini Golf, and delve into the lush surroundings at Hiawatha National Forest.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Munising road trip planner .

You can drive from Marquette to Munising in an hour. July in Munising sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Oswald's Bear Ranch
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Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Pictured Rocks Cruises ©
Pictured Rocks Cruises
Oswald's Bear Ranch ©
Oswald's Bear Ranch

2
nights
Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at USDA Iroquois Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Soo Locks, then view the masterpieces at Riverstone Gallery, then examine the collection at Museum Ship Valley Camp, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Name of Mary Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Tower of History and then see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sault Ste. Marie day trip planning app .

Drive from Munising to Sault Ste. Marie in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
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Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
USDA Iroquois Lighthouse ©
USDA Iroquois Lighthouse
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks

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