Church Hill Inn
Travel Blogs from Sister Bay
... stopped by the pub. When I left that first evening she told me to drive carefully, with the warning that "the deer are moving". Not something I generally worry about, but I was glad she mentioned it because they were indeed out and about,lurking by the side of the road. It's very rural out here.
Door County has two sides, the Bay side and the 'Quiet' side (or Lake side). Baileys Harbor, our home for the last few days, is on the Quiet Side. The ...
... the late afternoon yesterday we stopped at Orchard State Beach and I got the full impact of Lake Michigan. I've got to say, I'm not sure I'm buying this 'lake' business. It's got waves, cliffs, beaches, storms, the works. I might be persuaded to call it an inland sea, but Lake? Nah. Way too impressive for a mere lake (see video if you need more evidence).
Evening brought us to the Snug Harbor Inn, ye of weak internet service (hence no post ...
... Sturgeon Bay
The channel light guides watercraft from Lake Michigan into the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal
Cana Island Lighthouse
... and the Lloyd Loom was born — a process still in use today. Today, Menominee relies on manufacturing (paper products, wicker lawn furniture, auto supplies, tourism, etc.) for its economic well-being.
This will be our last stop in Michigan!! ...
... very relieved after 30 minutes when the storm passed out over Lake Michigan and produced one of the best sunsets of our trip.
The next day we started by taking a 4 mile hike along Lake Michigan. We rewarded ourselves after exercising with miniature golf (which we tied in), cheese and wining tasting, and some afternoon beers at some of the local bars in Fish Creek. Our time in Door County concluded with yet another sunset and drinks and food around our campfire.