9 days in Indian River, Mackinaw City & Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

9 days in Indian River, Mackinaw City & Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Indian River
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Mackinaw City
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Mackinac Island
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Saint Ignace
— 1 night
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Paradise
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Indian River

Indian River ©
Indian River is an unincorporated community in Cheboygan County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get interesting insight from Big Bear Adventures and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cross In The Woods National Shrine. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Little Traverse Bay Golf Course, explore the striking landscape at Boyne Highlands, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Oden State Fish Hatchery.

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Wheeling to Indian River is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Wheeling in September; daily highs in Indian River reach 72°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Indian River

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Tours

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Boyne Highlands
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River Rafting / Tubing
Big Bear Adventures
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Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, get insight into ancient worlds with Colonial Michilimackinac, then steep yourself in history at McGulpin Point Lighthouse & Historic Site, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heritage Village at Mackinaw. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Del Sol - Color-Change - Mackinaw Crossings and then see the interesting displays at Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum Inc..

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Mackinaw City is very close to Indian River. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Indian River in September: highs in Mackinaw City hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 54°F. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Mackinac Island is known for nature, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and explore the galleries of Fort Mackinac.

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Traveling by ferry from Mackinaw City to Mackinac Island takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Tours
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Arch Rock
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Fort Mackinac
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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then get great views at Castle Rock, then walk around Bridge View Park, and finally snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge.

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Traveling by ferry from Mackinac Island to Saint Ignace takes an hour. September in Saint Ignace sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks · Museums
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Lookout
Castle Rock
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Paradise

Paradise
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paradise vacation builder site.

You can drive from Saint Ignace to Paradise in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Saint Ignace in September since evenings lows in Paradise dip to 49°F. On the 29th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks · Museums · Nature · Fun & Games

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