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Upper Peninsula of Michigan Fall 2017

Wednesday, October 4th

2 hours to get Wisconsin / Michigan state Sign 44.084939, -87.65392236 minutes to Eat at Kewpees – 520 Wisconsin Ave, Racine, WI 53403  Wednesday           7AM–6PM

5 hour drive to Lake of the Clouds overlook

107th Engineers Memorial Hwy

Ontonagon, MI 49953

46.803755, -89.765646

Sunset at 7:30pm
Thursday, October 5th

sunrise 8:02am for Ontonagon sunset 7:18pm for Munising, MI 49862

possible ship wreck tours only 10am

possible Marquette Harbor Lighthouse 300 N Lakeshore Blvd, Marquette, MI 49855

get Christmas, MI sign
3 hour drive from Superior Shores Resort

Pictured Rock Cruises, Inc.
100 City Park Drive
Munising, MI, 49862

6pm cruise – 2017 Spray Falls Cruise – All the beauty of the Regular Cruise, plus an additional waterfall!

Munising, MI 49862

Go further down the shoreline to view the majestic Spray Falls, cascading 70 feet into Lake Superior. Enjoy more time on the water and even more fabulous photo opportunities.

Pictured Rocks Inn & Suites
420 M28 East, Munising, MI 49862

Friday, October 6th

7:52am sunrise for Munising, 7:09pm for St. Ignance

Pictured Rock Lakeshore with view of Grand Island East Channel Lighthouse

From Pictured rock (Miner’s Castle Rd Munising, MI 49862  46.493444, -86.550685 )

One hour drive to Au Sable Point Light – E18850 County Road H58, Grand Marais, MI 49839

Hurricane River Campground maybe use drone to get shots.

It is a 1-1/2 mile walk (one way) to the lighthouse. Walk the hiking trail to the east beginning at the picnic area near the Hurricane River mouth. The trail is on the historic U.S. Coast Guard road to the light station. Be alert for occasional vehicle traffic.  Au Sable Light Station tours are scheduled Wednesday through Sunday from mid-June through the end of September or through the first week of October (as staffing permits). No tours on Monday and Tuesday. Tours begin at 11 am and run through 4:30 pm (11 am – 12 pm – 1 pm – 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm).

1 hour 21 minutes to Tahquamenon Upper Falls
Tahquamenon Upper Falls 46.575612, -85.256145
Tahquamenon Falls Brewery & Pub – M-123, Paradise, MI 49768  Many come from miles to try an Upper Peninsula Tradition – Pastie! Beef, potatoes, and vegetables wrapped in a tender flaky crust.

34 minutes to Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum 18335 N Whitefish Point Rd, Paradise, MI 49768
Open from 10 am to 6 pm with nearby  Whitefish Point Lighthouse

1.5 hours to from Great Lake Shipwreck to hotel

Bridge View Park – Boulevard Dr, St Ignace, MI 49781 – 45.846757, -84.725969

Saturday October 7th

sunrise 7:45am  sunset 7:07pm

Soo Locks Boat Tours – 515 E Portage Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783

 8:30 Ferry to Mackinac Island leave from Mackinac island every hour until 7pm.

Rent a bike from Mackinac Cycle $32 got 4 hours

Attractions Tour

This adventurous tour is an “immersive experience” that takes you where no other island tour can! Great for bike enthusiasts of all ages, the attractions tour covers approximately 3 miles and can be completed at a leisurely pace within 2-1/2 hours, including time for photo opportunities and restroom breaks along the way. Once you’ve completed the loop, simply ride back to our bike shop, or feel free to continue exploring the island and historic downtown area.

We recommend our 4 hour half day rental which

gives you plenty of time to complete the self-guided tour, stop and visit area attractions, and see all of Mackinac Island’s exciting points of interest.

You’ll ride to all of these great attractions:

Littlestone Church  Skull Cave

Grand Golf Course Sugar Loaf

West Bluff Lookouts Arch Rock

Governor’s Residence  Fort Mackinac

Island Cemeteries  East Bluff Lookouts

Southside of the bridge

Paranormal on Island
The Mission Point Resort theater is so haunted, in fact, that it drew the attention of SyFy’s Ghost Hunters who filmed an episode there in 2010. One Lakeshore Drive, Mackinac Island, MI 49757

The Drowning Pool , Fort Mackinac, The Grand Hotel

Ride the Fringe: The M-185 Perimeter Tour

The M-185 Perimeter Tour is an 8 mile state highway that loops around Mackinac Island’s shoreline. From start to finish, the flat, smooth asphalt road places you right between dramatic forestry and the rocky shores of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron with majestic views of their deep blue waters.

You’ll enjoy pristine air and the tranquility of the island at your own pace, as you ride past incredible limestone formations, trickling island streams, and numerous historic points of interest.

Suitable for all ages and riding abilities, the perimeter tour can be completed at a leisurely pace within 1-1/2 hours, including time for photo opportunities and restroom breaks along the way.

Sunday, October 8th
Sunrise 7:47am

Check-out: Sunday, October 8, 2017 until 10:00 AM

Before leaving Ignace

Mystery Spot – gravity defying area N916 Martin Lake Rd, St Ignace, MI 49781 open 10-6 each day
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse – 526 N Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701

Fort Michilimackinac –  113 Straits Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701.St. Anthony’s Rock

Historic Mackinaw Boat

Historical markers near 435 N State St, St Ignace, MI 49781

Leave noon for Milwaukee, Wisconsin for 6 hour drive