9 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

9 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
Ferry:  15 min
2
Saint Ignace
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Munising
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Manistique
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Copper Harbor
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23 h
End: Paris

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Biddle House, take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, thensteep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, thentee off at Jewel Golf Course, thenlearn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mackinac Island trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Paris, France to Mackinac Island is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in Mackinac Island hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Golf
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Biddle House ©
Biddle House
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes ©
Fort Holmes

1
night
Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): wander the wide-open spaces of Deer Ranch, immerse yourself in nature at Straits State Park, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ojibwa Culture, thenadmire the striking features of Indian Village, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Fort de Baude Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saint Ignace online vacation maker.

Traveling by ferry from Mackinac Island to Saint Ignace takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Saint Ignace can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks Nature Museums
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Deer Ranch ©
Deer Ranch
Museum of Ojibwa Culture ©
Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Straits State Park ©
Straits State Park

2
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 17th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Chapel Rock and Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Tannery Falls, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Point Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Munising trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Saint Ignace to Munising in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Munising can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Manistique.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Chapel Rock and Beach ©
Chapel Rock and Beach

1
night
Manistique

Manistique
Manistique, formerly Monistique, is the only incorporated city in and the county seat of Schoolcraft County of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): trek along The Manistique Boardwalk and River Walk, thenstop by The Mustard Seed, thenview the masterpieces at Lake Effect Art Gallery, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Palms Book State Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Manistique trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Munising to Manistique in an hour. August in Manistique sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Manistique

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Lake Effect Art Gallery ©
Lake Effect Art Gallery
The Mustard Seed ©
The Mustard Seed

1
night
Copper Harbor

Copper Harbor
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Wilkins State Park, thenenjoy the sea views from Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums, and finally admire the sheer force of Eagle River Falls.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Copper Harbor driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Manistique to Copper Harbor in 4.5 hours. August in Copper Harbor sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums, Eagle River Falls
Highlights from your plan
Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary
Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary
Eagle River Falls ©
Eagle River Falls

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