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We spent two nights in Grand Marais before the trip to Isle Royale so we decided on the day between to drive up the 50 miles of Gunflint Trail to the eastern section of the Boundary Waters Area to kayak and maybe pick blueberries.
This vast network of lakes, rivers and portages had been used by traders for centuries to transport furs east and trading goods and supplies west into the north woods and boreal forest areas.
... on to Wakefield a further 2 hours on where we found an overnight camping place on the Sunday Lake. It was a really sweet place with power for hook ups and water taps. It was just before 11 before we were finally ready to call it a in night along with 4 other vehicles already parked there. Today we drove just over 1200kms even with a boarder ...
... overwhelmed them. And, it put us behind another hour today.
Fourth stop - Sable Falls, also very beautiful.
Fifth stop - Miner's castle -my favorite stop. Overlook at the painted rocks cove. Gorgeous also.
We had 170 miles to go to get to Ironwood, so we had to boogie! Made it to the hotel at around 2000 hours (1900 local with the time change).
Approx. 400 miles ...
... A lady in one of the stores said it warms up in July and August to 85, it was 55 today. I wonder if she realized that there were only 7 days to July:))
I am writing this at 8 at night and it is 50. Probably be in the mid 40's tonight. Tomorrow we head over to Iron Mountain, Michigan for a few days. Hopefully to sunshine and warmer ...
We had a nice drive on Sunday to Bayfield, WI, The drive reminded us of some of the roads in Alaska. Bayfield is a tourist town with a population of less than 500, located on Lake Superior the largest of the Great Lakes with over 37,000 square miles. Also located here is the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, which consists of 21 islands off the coast of the Bayfield Peninsula.
We are really enjoying our visit and took a ...