9 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

9 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Marquette
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Munising
— 2 nights
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Paradise
— 1 night
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Saint Ignace
— 1 night
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Mackinac Island
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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Marquette Regional History Center and then admire the majestic nature at Presque Isle Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Michigan Iron Industry Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Upper Peninsula Children's Museum, then see the interesting displays at Marquette Maritime Museum, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Marquette.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marquette visit planner.

Fort Wayne to Marquette is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fort Wayne in July, things will get slightly colder in Marquette: highs are around 75°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

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Munising

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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 26th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Tannery Falls, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally get engrossed in the history at Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, take in the dramatic scenery at Laughing Whitefish Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Au Train Falls.

To plan Munising vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Marquette to Munising by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Munising sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Munising

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Paradise

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Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): look and learn at Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tahquamenon Falls, and then admire the majestic nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paradise trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Munising to Paradise takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in July, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife
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Saint Ignace

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Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ojibwa Culture, then enjoy the sea views from Wawatam Lighthouse, then immerse yourself in nature at Straits State Park, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Deer Ranch.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Saint Ignace travel planner.

Getting from Paradise to Saint Ignace by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Saint Ignace, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
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Mackinac Island

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Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Mackinac and The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Holmes and St Anne's Catholic Church. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, visit a coastal fixture at Round Island Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Is It You Spot From Somewhere in Time Movie!, and see some colorful creatures with Great Turtle Kayak Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary maker site.

Ride a ferry from Saint Ignace to Mackinac Island in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours
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