Great Lake Trip – Day 10 – Michigan

Great Lake Trip – Day 10 – Michigan

Mackinaw City, Michigan The next morning we got up, had a good breakfast at our hotel, and headed to our northernmost point on this trip – Sault Ste. Marie. The Soo, as Sault Ste. Marie is called, means Rapids of Saint Marie. The “Mighty Mac” is...
Great Lake Trip – Day 9 – Michigan

Great Lake Trip – Day 9 – Michigan

Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island We head out early from Petoskey, Michigan, taking the short drive north to Mackinaw City. On our agenda for the day is to catch the 11 AM ferry from Mackinaw City to the scenic Mackinac Island. We chose the Star Line as our transport....
Great Lake Trip – Day 8 – Michigan

Great Lake Trip – Day 8 – Michigan

Petoskey, Michigan The next morning we traveled a little bit further North to Petoskey, Michigan. Petoskey is a lovely old town situated on the Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan. It is a popular stop for those on their way to Mackinac Island. Since it was...
Great Lake Trip – Day 7 – Michigan

Great Lake Trip – Day 7 – Michigan

Traverse City, Michigan Traverse City is on the northwest edge of Michigan – at the little finger of “the mitt”, as Michigan is often referred to because of its shape. It is situated on an enormous bay called the Grand Traverse Bay. Most of...
Great Lake Trip – Day 6 – Michigan

Great Lake Trip – Day 6 – Michigan

Traverse City, Michigan We continue our northern journey. Next destination is Traverse City on Lake Michigan’s Grand Traverse Bay. This city is well known for it Cherry Festival. In this area of Michigan, we see many acres of cherry orchards. Before leaving New...
Great Lake Trip – Day 5 – Michigan

Great Lake Trip – Day 5 – Michigan

Using Harbor Grand Hotel, New Buffalo as our home base, we ventured out to see The Warren Woods State Park, and visit St. Joseph, the boyhood hometown of a good friend of mine. The Warren Woods State Park is home to one of the few remaining stands of Beech trees....