Brainerd Hotel and Conference Center
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... maintaining the original design but continuing to add modern touches. They have many upscale stores too!
We had wanted to check out this area of Minnesota before heading east! There are some amazing lakes & charming ...
Weather: Start 16C 6pm 18C
After bragging about out marvelous weather a huge storm system hit us around 7am. At 9am I decided to stay an extra night because of the storm. The thunder and lightning lasted until 12 noon while the heavy rain did not lighten up until about 2pm. Of course I have had a migraine all day and spent a good part of ...
... The route follows the river and is very twist not an A to B Interstate highway and it took me a 1/2 day to get used to the slower pace.
Stopping off in Bemindji I was surprised to find Steam Punk style sculptures. I originally went there to shot the Paul Bunyan and Babe statues. I also got a couple of fabulous shots of a bird using telephoto.
The Mississippi river grows wide over a shot distance, you can see from my shots today comparing it ...
... from a farmer's yard, we stopped. We found some fresh steelhead at Costco, (of course, it was enough for several meals.) and bought it for dinner. John cooked it on our little grill and the whole meal was delicious. After dinner, we walked down to Edna Lake at the Nisswa Resort to watch the sunset. It is still warm in the evenings in the Midwest, which makes them quite pleasant.
We figured out a route to get to Cape ...
Last night we stayed at the Porcupine Wilderness State Park in Ontonagon, MI. Had a site right on Lake Superior. Arrived just before it stormed. Lots of people camping in tents and there we were sitting in our motor home nice and dry watching a movie and eating popcorn! Too bad for the rain, we were hoping to see the Northern Lights.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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