8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

8 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Sault Ste. Marie
— Few hours
2
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
3
Paradise
— 1 night
4
Munising
— 2 nights
5
Marquette
— 2 nights

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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Soo Locks.

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Buffalo to Sault Ste. Marie is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also fly; or drive. In April, Sault Ste. Marie is a bit cooler than Buffalo - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mackinac Island.
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Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 21st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Biddle House, browse the exhibits of Fort Mackinac, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, tee off at Jewel Golf Course, and then identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island trip planning site.

Take a bus from Sault Ste. Marie to Mackinac Island in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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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 23rd (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, see the interesting displays at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paradise trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Mackinac Island to Paradise in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Paradise are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks Museums Nature
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Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory ©
Whitefish Point Bird Observatory

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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 24th (Wed), walk around Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge, glide through natural beauty at Valley Spur, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Munising online travel planner.

You can drive from Paradise to Munising in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Munising can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge
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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge ©
Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge
Valley Spur ©
Valley Spur

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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 26th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Sugarloaf Mountain, immerse yourself in nature at Presque Isle Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Blackrocks Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Marquette Mountain Ski and Bike Area.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Marquette road trip app.

Drive from Munising to Marquette in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Marquette are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks Nature Winter Sports
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Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Blackrocks Brewery ©
Blackrocks Brewery

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