9 days in Mackinac Island, Paradise & Munising Itinerary

9 days in Mackinac Island, Paradise & Munising Itinerary

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9 days in Mackinac Island, Paradise & Munising Itinerary

Start: Mackinac Island
1
Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h
2
Paradise
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Munising
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + bus + ferry:  6​h 15​min
End: Mackinac Island

3
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Mackinac Island is known for nature, museums, wildlife, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mackinac Island trip itinerary site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Mackinac Island. In August, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Paradise.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

2
nights
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Tahquamenon Falls State Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light, contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, don't miss a visit to Soo Locks, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Museum Ship Valley Camp.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paradise online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Mackinac Island to Paradise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mackinac Island in August, Paradise is a bit cooler at night with lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sault Ste. Marie
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Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum ©
Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum
Tahquamenon Falls State Park ©
Tahquamenon Falls State Park
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Munising is known for nature, adventure, beaches, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, look for gifts at Upper Peninsula Inspired, take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Munising trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Paradise to Munising in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. In August in Munising, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munising

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

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