9 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

9 days in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Paradise
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Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
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Saint Ignace
— 4 nights

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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. On the 22nd (Tue), explore the activities along Tahquamenon Falls and then admire the majestic nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, then examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paradise day trip tool.

Kalamazoo to Paradise is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In September, Paradise is slightly colder than Kalamazoo - with highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

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

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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: explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, identify plant and animal life at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory, see the interesting displays at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mackinac Island travel route builder site.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Paradise to Mackinac Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Mackinac Island are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park

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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Venture out of the city with trips to Sault Ste. Marie (Holy Name of Mary Church, Soo Locks, &more) and Newberry (Oswald's Bear Ranch & Newberry Country Club). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge, examine the collection at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, stop by Mackinac Fudge Shop, and get great views at Castle Rock.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Saint Ignace trip maker site.

You can ride a ferry from Mackinac Island to Saint Ignace in an hour. In September in Saint Ignace, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Sault Ste. Marie, Newberry
Highlights from your plan
Oswald's Bear Ranch ©
Oswald's Bear Ranch
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks

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