Here’s The Perfect Weekend Itinerary If You Love Exploring Michigan’s Waterfalls

Have you been searching for a unique and relaxing weekend getaway that won’t break the bank? We’re lucky to live in a state with so many unique natural attractions that bring adventure and excitement right into our own backyards. If you’re a fan of gorgeous waterfalls (and, honestly, who isn’t?), here’s the ideal weekend itinerary for seeing the best of Michigan’s watery wonders.

For an interactive map of our route, click here. Of course, feel free to adjust the route to fit your needs, interests, and timeline — but this is a great schedule to follow if you want take planning out of your own hands! In total, the driving time is approximately seven hours, and we’ve planned this trip to take place over the course of a Saturday and Sunday.

NEW! Only In Michigan is now offering a guided Waterfalls Tour. If you are interested in seeing these amazing natural falls in person with other likeminded Michiganders, contact us for more information before the spots fill up: [email protected]

This weekend itinerary is only a small sampling of the waterfalls you’ll discover in Michigan’s breathtaking Upper Peninsula. You could truly spend years exploring and never experience all that the U.P. has to offer, so we strongly encourage you to create your own ideal route, follow your favorite paths, and discover the best and most beautiful elements of our incredible Great Lakes State. Happy trails!