8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Ontonagon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Marquette
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. On the 25th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Main Overlook and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bond Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Clouds, take a peaceful walk through Porcupine Mountains State Park, and then go deep underground at Adventure Mining Company.

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New York City to Ontonagon is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Ontonagon at 75°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Adventure Mining Company
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Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park
Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Munising: Manistique (Palms Book State Park & Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)) and Fayette Historic State Park (in Garden). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, admire the sheer force of Autrain Falls, stop by Open Wings Pottery & Gallery, and putt your heart out at Miners Falls Mini Golf.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Munising online trip builder .

You can drive from Ontonagon to Munising in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Manistique, Fayette Historic State Park
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) ©
Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring)
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

2
nights
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 30th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, and then immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): admire the sheer force of Yellow Dog Falls and then stroll around Laughing Whitefish Falls State Park.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Marquette trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munising to Marquette takes an hour. July in Marquette sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yellow Dog Falls
Highlights from your plan
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park

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