9 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

9 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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9 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Dayton
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Marquette
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Calumet
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Copper Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Grand Marais
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
ferry:  15​min
7
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+4
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
End: Dayton

few
hours
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. On the 20th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Marquette Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Upper Peninsula Children's Museum, and then trek along North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail).

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Marquette online itinerary maker .

Dayton to Marquette is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Dayton in July, things will get slightly colder in Marquette: highs are around 75°F and lows about 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Museums Childrens Museums Trails

Side Trip

North Country Trail (aka Canyon Falls Trail)
Highlights from your plan
Marquette Maritime Museum ©
Marquette Maritime Museum
Upper Peninsula Children's Museum ©
Upper Peninsula Children's Museum

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the sheer force of Spray Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Point Beach, then take in the dramatic scenery at Laughing Whitefish Falls, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Upper Peninsula Inspired, admire the sheer force of Chapel Falls, immerse yourself in nature at Laughing Whitefish Falls State Park, then admire the sheer force of Au Train Falls, and finally get engrossed in the history at Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center.

Discover how to plan a Munising trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Marquette to Munising takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Calumet.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Laughing Whitefish Falls State Park, Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Laughing Whitefish Falls ©
Laughing Whitefish Falls

1
night
Calumet

Calumet ©
Calumet is a village in Calumet Township, Houghton County, in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Keweenaw National Historical Park. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Keweenaw National Historical Park.

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Traveling by car from Munising to Calumet takes 3 hours. July in Calumet sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Marais.

Things to do in Calumet

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Keweenaw National Historical Park ©
Keweenaw National Historical Park

2
nights
Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor ©
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at The trail to Copper Harbor, enjoy the sea views from Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums, then visit a coastal fixture at Eagle Harbor Lighthouse, then admire the sheer force of Jacob's Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Eagle River Falls.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Copper Harbor trip planner .

You can drive from Calumet to Copper Harbor in an hour. July in Copper Harbor sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Marais.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eagle River, The trail to Copper Harbor, Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jacob's Falls ©
Jacob's Falls
Brickside Brewery ©
Brickside Brewery
Eagle River Falls ©
Eagle River Falls

1
night
Grand Marais

Grand Marais ©
Grand Marais is an unincorporated community in Burt Township, Alger County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Chapel Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at 12-Mile Beach, then get outside with Sable Falls, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Grand Marais Maritime Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Marais trip planner .

Drive from Copper Harbor to Grand Marais in 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Grand Marais

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sable Falls ©
Sable Falls
12-Mile Beach ©
12-Mile Beach
Chapel Falls ©
Chapel Falls

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. On the 27th (Sat), stroll through Emmet County Beach 1 Mackinaw City, take an in-depth tour of Heritage Village at Mackinaw, examine the collection at Great Lake Light House Keepers, enjoy the sea views from Shepler's Lighthouse Cruises, then enjoy the sea views from Wawatam Lighthouse, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Fort de Baude Museum.

Discover how to plan a Saint Ignace trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Grand Marais to Saint Ignace in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Mackinaw City
Highlights from your plan
Wawatam Lighthouse ©
Wawatam Lighthouse
Heritage Village at Mackinaw ©
Heritage Village at Mackinaw
Fort de Baude Museum ©
Fort de Baude Museum

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Biddle House.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island trip planner .

Mackinac Island is just a stone's throw from Saint Ignace. In July in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Golf Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jewel Golf Course ©
Jewel Golf Course
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes

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