Category Archive: Michigan

Pop quiz – Can you name all of the Great Lakes?

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If there were a game show with “Name all of the Great Lakes” as the deciding question to win, I would have lost a few months ago.  Before we came into this area for… Continue reading

Hangin’ out in “Da U.P.” – pt. 2

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This is a continuation of my previous U.P. post, part 1.  Click here if you’d like to read it first. Whitefish Point We continued northward from Paradise (#3 on the map) to visit the graveyard of… Continue reading

Hangin’ out in “Da U.P.” – Newberry, Michigan pt. 1

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As Don and Lisa headed southeast back to Ohio, we drove Betsy the farthest north we’ll be this year – the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  The state of Michigan is made up of two peninsulas, the upper… Continue reading

Fun with friends continues – Sault Ste Marie U.S. and Canada

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After a great day of biking on Mackinac Island (remember, its pronounced “Mackinaw”), the four of us still had plenty of places we wanted to check out.  Don and Lisa, driving from Warren, Ohio… Continue reading

Biking around a charming (but stinky) little island – Mackinac Island, MI

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Our active and fun-filled days with Don and Lisa continued, as we moved Betsy up into northern Michigan.  Destination: Mackinaw City, just across from Mackinac Island.  This small island lies in the Strait… Continue reading

The Henry Ford -Dearborn, MI

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Dearborn, Michigan was not originally on our route of travel, as we had planned to stay closer to Lake Michigan while heading north.  But during a Skype call with our good friends Don and Lisa, they… Continue reading