8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Ontonagon
— 1 night
2
Munising
— 2 nights
3
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
4
Paradise
— 1 night

1
night
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake of the Clouds and then take a peaceful walk through Porcupine Mountains State Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ontonagon vacation planner.

Babbitt to Ontonagon is an approximately 5-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

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

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 18th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls and then explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock.

Find out how to plan Munising trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Ontonagon to Munising takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Munising can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Miners Falls ©
Miners Falls

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Biddle House, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, thenexplore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, thentake a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mackinac Island route builder app.

Do a combination of car and bus from Munising to Mackinac Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Paradise trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Mackinac Island to Paradise in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Mackinac Island in July since evenings lows in Paradise dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Tahquamenon Falls ©
Tahquamenon Falls
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

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