10 days in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula Itinerary

10 days in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Duluth International Airport, Drive to Ironwood
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Ironwood
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ontonagon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Copper Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive to Houghton County Memorial Airport, Fly to Atlanta

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Ironwood

— 2 nights
Ironwood is a city in Gogebic County in the U.S. state of Michigan, about 18mi south of Lake Superior. Ironwood is known for winter sports, parks, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Copper Peak, stroll around Miners Memorial Heritage Park, contemplate the long history of Downtown Miners Mural, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Michigan's Iron Belle Trail - Western Gateway Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ironwood attractions planning site.

Atlanta to Ironwood is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Ironwood is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Atlanta in September, things will get a bit cooler in Ironwood: highs are around 69°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ontonagon.

Things to do in Ironwood

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Ontonagon

— 3 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ontonagon: Mineral Museum of Michigan (in Houghton) and Quincy Mine (in Hancock).

Find out how to plan Ontonagon trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Ironwood to Ontonagon in 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. September in Ontonagon sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Copper Harbor.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Copper Harbor

— 4 nights
Copper Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Keweenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Step out of Copper Harbor to go to Eagle Harbor and see The Jampot, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: cruise along Brockway Mountain Drive, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Wilkins State Park, stroll around Hunter's Point Park, and visit a coastal fixture at Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Copper Harbor trip planning site.

You can drive from Ontonagon to Copper Harbor in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Copper Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips