3 days in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula Itinerary

3 days in Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Michigan’s Western Upper Peninsula route maker

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Ontonagon
— 1 night
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Hancock
— 1 night
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Ontonagon

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake of the Clouds and then delve into the lush surroundings at Porcupine Mountains State Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ontonagon online trip planner.

Escanaba to Ontonagon is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hancock.

Things to do in Ontonagon

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Hancock

— 1 night
Hancock is a city in Houghton County, Michigan, United States and is located on Copper Island, which is part of the Keweenaw Peninsula, on the Keweenaw Waterway directly opposite Houghton, Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): examine the collection at Mineral Museum of Michigan, get engrossed in the history at Quincy Smelter, and then go deep underground at Quincy Mine. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Eagle Harbor Lighthouse and Museums, then admire the sheer force of Eagle River Falls, then stop by Copper World, and finally admire the majestic nature at McLain State Park.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hancock trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Ontonagon to Hancock takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hancock

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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