Travel Blogs from Ironwood
... would be there at 0730, so we waited! Good breakfast, but it put us quite a bit behind on time. While we were waiting, I was conversing with the old guy. Ends up he was a WWI veteran, an Army Air Corps officer and in the intelligence field. Very interesting guy. I shook his hand and thanked him for his service.
First stop - Whitefish Point Lighthouse and Shipwreck Museum. It was closed, ...
No wait a minute, it should be The Deer Jumped Over The Mini. Yes, a deer jumped over the Mini as we were skidding down the highway. Thank you St. Christopher! (I have a St. Christopher medal clipped to my sun visor) So the deer in Michigan have no sense of time. Today I saw three deer along the highway in different places. The first ran across in front of us. I saw it soon enough to slow way down, so there was no excitement there. The second deer was just grazing along the shoulder ...
... made the hike worth it. Every day we attempted to hike/walk at least three miles to keep us moving and so Lou could work on building up his leg muscles again after his full knee replacement surgery 10 months ago. However, our third day in the Porcupine’s didn’t allow for this since we ran our car battery to dead the night before trying to listen to the Tigers game on our XM car radio. We had been starting the car periodically but got a little lazy toward the ...
... deer, pristine woods, peace. Untouched by man, no man made structure anywhere from lookout to Lake of the Clouds. Park road took us next to Lake Superior shoreline, got out of the car-really pretty-calm and clear, clean water. Both surprised that each time we saw Superior it was as calm as a mill pond (unlike Lake Michigan which was windy most all the time).
... about an hour, and I was soaked. But as they say, you can only get so wet, so I rode another hour or so before stopping for breakfast. I soaked the chair and floor around me in the restaurant. It was a relatively short ride to the center from there, and I arrived here at 3pm. So here I sit, having taken over the entire bunkhouse by spreading my belongings all over the place to dry, leaving little room to walk. Somewhere on Moose lake road WI > Manitowish WI, 80 miles, day ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking