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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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After a nice long sleep in our tent in Hiawatha Natl Forest of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, we are on the road again, and just in time. We missed the rain by about 20 minutes. It raining now, with no hopes of clear sky in sight. It's a perfect driving day to get more miles behind us. We are now at 1103 miles and GPS says 467 miles to go! Mara and are getting a chuckle out of UP MI convenience store supplies....about a dozen different kinds of whiskey ...
... I talked to the locals and found out the following: A Yooper is a common term for residents of the Upper Penisula of Michigan. It is derived from the initials U.P. which is pronounced you-pee. U.P. stands for Upper Peninsula, as opposed to the lower peninsula of Michigan. Yoopers make fun of Trolls. Trolls are from 'down below', referring to lower Michigan. Yoopers come from above the bridge, referring to the Mackinac Bridge, which separates upper Michigan from lower ...
A few miles into Michigan means EST, but at least Michigan roads are better that WI and MN! Thunderstorms here definitely get our attention..and rain!!! Yikes...puts Oregon to shame! The Northern Calumet and Keweenaw Peninsula revealed the first hint of fall colors on the tree-canopy over Hwy 26. Log trucks were loaded with maple ...
... some towels with some embroidery on them with a tab and button . . . so they can be fastened over a dishwasher handle or refrigerator freezer pull-out handle. I hadn't seen them since a visit to Alaska 3 years earlier--and those were embroidered, too!! I bought two of them--never know when I might find these again!!
We called it a night and agreed to stop by Nick & Connie's in the morning before turning south for the Mackinac Bridge (The Mighty Mac!).
... side of the road and little zoom on them. They are fascinating to watch, but we had to get moving!!
Some 17 miles out and across the bay there is a pullout where you can see the two power plants in Marquette, the loading docks for the freighters, and the Superior Dome on NMU's campus, the largest wooden dome structure in the world!!
We got to our motel, The Brentwood, a Budget Host property. We don't stay in these very often, but brother ...