McLain State Park Campground
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... ever as the campground did not have showers. It worked surprisingly well.
On Friday, we took a day trip up the peninsula to Copper Harbor, the easternmost city on this section of the peninsula, and drove along a long section of the Lake Superior shoreline. Felt like we were driving along the Oregon coast. Lots of beautiful wooded areas, nice waterfalls, interesting wildlife.
On Saturday, we traveled west to the Porcupine ...
... It really is a great way to break from up driving if you have the time.
Baraga State Park Campground is across the street from the water and although nice for families, since it had a good playground and hiking trail right from the campground, it is on the main road and can be loud due to traffic and not a place I would recommend except for a stopover or if you were exploring this area specifically. It did not ...
... beaqring rocks in the refuse heap of an abandoned copper mine. A pretty unique experience and we can't wait to see what they find when they cut the rocks open in their studio. The sunset and the final rays of golden sunshine made some of the pine branches glow like burnished copper - truly magical.
... at McLain State CG. MI CGs are rather pricy, as is their gas. But, it's nice. Quite like being on the ocean, windy with a noisy surf. Tomorrow we'll go out to the end and visit Fort Wilkins built in1840 to protect the copper miners that flooded into the region. However, there was never any problems with the native Ojibwa Indians. It seems that the miners really ...
... Park Service has stepped in to facilitate tours and save the historical communities - very cool. Then we went to Fort Wilkins State Park which was a wooden fort build in the mid 1800s ... and then we did see very wonderful lakes (notice a pattern here) and trees and vistas and beautiful countryside.
Will be in Canada either tomorrow or Tuesday - enroute to Niagra Falls.
Stay tuned for more adventures.
Laurie and Pete