8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h
1
Marquette
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Munising
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Ontonagon
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Detroit

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 19th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Laughing Whitefish Falls State Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, and then admire the majestic nature at Presque Isle Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Marquette journey maker site .

Detroit to Marquette is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Detroit in July: high temperatures in Marquette hover around 75°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Manistique (Kitch-Iti-Kipi (The Big Spring) & Palms Book State Park) and Fayette Historic State Park (in Garden). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, admire the sheer force of Miners Falls, explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, and take an in-depth tour of Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Munising day trip planning app .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ontonagon.

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

3
nights
Ontonagon

Ontonagon ©
Ontonagon is a village in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Ontonagon: Mineral Museum of Michigan (in Houghton), Lower Silver Falls (in Baraga) and Copper Peak (in Ironwood). There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Porcupine Mountains State Park, go deep underground at Adventure Mining Company, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Clouds, and admire the sheer force of Bond Falls.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ontonagon trip planner.

You can drive from Munising to Ontonagon in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mineral Museum of Michigan, Adventure Mining Company, Copper Peak, Lower Silver Falls
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Bond Falls ©
Bond Falls
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park
Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds

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