9 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

9 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Marquette
— 1 night
2
Munising
— 3 nights
3
Paradise
— 1 night
4
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
5
Sault Ste. Marie
— 1 night

1
night
Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): look for gifts at Touch of Finland.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marquette driving holiday planner.

Kalamazoo to Marquette is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kalamazoo in June: high temperatures in Marquette hover around 70°F and lows are around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Munising.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks · Nature · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lakenenland Sculpture Park ©
Lakenenland Sculpture Park
Presque Isle Park ©
Presque Isle Park
Downtown Marquette ©
Downtown Marquette

3
nights
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Visiting Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Palms Book State Park will get you outdoors. When in Munising, make a side trip to see Fayette Historic State Park in Garden, approximately Garden away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach, explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, look for gifts at Open Wings Pottery & Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Munising trip builder.

Traveling by car from Marquette to Munising takes an hour. June in Munising sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Palms Book State Park, Fayette Historic State Park
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Palms Book State Park
Palms Book State Park
Fayette Historic State Park ©
Fayette Historic State Park

1
night
Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): examine the collection at Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Whitefish Point Light, and then admire the majestic nature at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

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Traveling by car from Munising to Paradise takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. In June, daily temperatures in Paradise can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Paradise

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

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and finally contemplate the long history of Biddle House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, look for gifts at Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, then steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally tee off at Jewel Golf Course.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paradise to Mackinac Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In June in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

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

1
night
Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. On the 29th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Name of Mary Church, look for gifts at Bird's Eye Outfitters, then don't miss a visit to Soo Locks, and finally enjoy the sea views from Point Iroquois Lighthouse.

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Getting from Mackinac Island to Sault Ste. Marie by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Point Iroquois Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Point Iroquois Lighthouse ©
Point Iroquois Lighthouse
Bird's Eye Outfitters ©
Bird's Eye Outfitters
Holy Name of Mary Church ©
Holy Name of Mary Church

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