Country Inn & Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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We continue to make our way east, next stop the Upper Peninsula of the state of Michigan to the city of Marquette. The population was 21,355 at the 2010 census, making it the most populated city of the UP. Note: the entire UP only has a little over 311,000 residence. Marquette is a major port on Lake Superior, primarily for shipping iron ore (see picture below of train dock), and is the home of Northern Michigan University. In town we saw T- shirts and signs with "Yooper" ...
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 ...
On the way I passed what looked like a sizable water leak . . . like from a city water system. I had to navigate around this . . . but went on my way. After I got a 'Pike's Peak' brew for Carol and a 'Komodo Dragon' for me . . . I headed back . . . again, I had to navigate around the water leak. I considered that this probably needs reporting . . . but there were about 200 cars and hour going past it . . . and it was in front of the AutoZone ...
... recommneded it last time; it is close to where they live, easy to get to, and a well-kept older property. The rooms are clean and quite large with extra space for bags, etc.
We got settled and checked in at home. Then, made our way to Nick & Connie's. We visited until 11:00 pm, then called it a night. We made plans for them to pick us up for breakfast, then visit some of the attractions, including The Yooper Museum in Ispeming!! We turned in.
... Hemisphere , 5 miles long. Saturday morning we left overcast Winnipeg and headed south to the Emersion US border crossing into North Dakota traveling south to Grand Forks before heading east to Thief River Falls, Minnesota, onward to Duluth and into Superior, Wisconsin. I was expecting a different landscape, but it looked exactly like the prairies and I have never been on so many straight roads that you can see at least 20 kms ahead before you might come upon a slight curve. ...