9 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

9 days in Upper Peninsula Itinerary

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

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Murdick's Fudge. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, trot along with a tour on horseback, pause for some serene contemplation at Mission Church, and learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island online route planner.

Columbus to Mackinac Island is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Columbus in May, things will get a bit cooler in Mackinac Island: highs are around 58°F and lows about 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Saint Ignace.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours
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Must see
Arch Rock
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Military Museum
Fort Mackinac
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Saint Ignace

Saint Ignace ©
Saint Ignace, usually written as St. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Soo Locks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Mackinac Bridge, then walk around Bridge View Park, and then get great views at Castle Rock.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Saint Ignace travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mackinac Island to Saint Ignace takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in May, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Paradise.

Things to do in Saint Ignace

Parks

Side Trip

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Landmark
Soo Locks
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Paradise

Paradise ©
Paradise is an unincorporated community in Whitefish Township, Chippewa County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Paradise trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Ignace to Paradise takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Paradise sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Munising.

Things to do in Paradise

Parks · Nature
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Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. On the 14th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and then admire the sheer force of Spray Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic natural features at Miners Castle Rock, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Miners Falls.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Munising road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Paradise to Munising takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. In May in Munising, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Marquette.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours
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Marquette

Marquette ©
Marquette is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Lakenenland Sculpture Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Presque Isle Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marquette trip builder.

Traveling by car from Munising to Marquette takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marquette

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
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State Park
Presque Isle Park
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