Travel Blogs from Sister Bay
Arrived yesterday afternoon at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Staying at a campground where our dear friends Robin and Steve Albertson have a permanent site. We have a site very close to them and can see the bay from our site. This is a beautiful place. Had plans to stay 5 days but have decided to extend it to 8 days. Spent the day traveling up the ...
... sleepier, much less touristy, but both are beautiful. In between the two shores is farmland, mostly orchards (apples and cherries are quite famous here), corn and ridiculously picturesque barns. Geologically Door County is the far western edge of the Niagara Escarpment, a rock bowl of dolomite (compressed limestone) that stretches all the way to Niagara Falls. The west side has more cliffs and rocky outcroppings, whereas the east side is gentler, with ...
... The other four times were in Michigan over the last two days. Each time, the Michigan Department of Public Works saw fit to announce this important passage. It's the halfway point between the Equator and the North Pole (did you know that? I didn't). We crossed it in Wisconsin this afternoon and the only demarcation was the 44th Parallel Winery. Wisconsin is clearly much less impressed with it's singular geography.
I stopped in Sturgeon ...
... Sturgeon Bay
The channel light guides watercraft from Lake Michigan into the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal
Cana Island Lighthouse
... production, local business interests, interested in diversifying Menominee's manufacturing base, attracted to Menominee inventor Marshall Burns Lloyd and his Minneapolis company Lloyd Manufacturing — a manufacturer of wicker baby buggies. In 1917 Lloyd invented an automated process for weaving a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center