Chippewa Hotel Waterfront
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We found our beachside campsite in Hiawatha Park of Lake Michigan just ten miles or so after crossing the Mackinaw Bridge. We are on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Our tent is pitched, it's about 72 degrees. The girls are all wound up, so it's a good to stop and let them burn off some energy running from our campsite in the woods down the ...
... shore there were places to stop and investigate, the arch, rock totem fields, beautiful homes and shore line. Once back in town, I found a great place to have lunch, Blackened White fish sandwich. I also found the original fudge shop and picked up some fudge to share with everyone back home. After a few more purchases it was time to meet the boat for the return trip. While waiting for the boat, I had the opportunity to visit with a recent high school graduate of ...
Today was one of the most amazing days so far! We started off with a yummy, home cooked breakfast. The shuttle picked us up and delivered us to the Star Line Ferry for our trip over to Mackinack Island. Since the late 1800's vehicles have been banned on this island. You either travel by horse, bike, or foot. They do allow airplanes to land and golf carts on the golf course. It was one of the most beautiful, unique, easy trails we have ridden. It is 8 ...
... Lakes fur trade. This led to the establishment of Fort Mackinac on the island by the British during the American Revolutionary War. It was the site of two battles during the War of 1812.
In the late 19th century, Mackinac Island became a popular tourist attraction and summer colony. There are less than 500 people who live full-time on the ...
... of the Straits of Mackinac was turned over to the Americans. The British retook Fort Mackinac for a brief period during the War of 1812.In 1875, Mackinac (pronounced Mackinaw) became the nation's 2nd National Park. 20 years later the park was turned over to the State of Michigan. 85% of the Island are ...