Travel Blogs from Mackinaw City
... Hotel, built back in 1887. It has the worlds largest porch and the only way to get inside is to be a registered guest or pay $10 a person. After six, men must be wear a coat and tie and woman must be in a dress. The cheapest room during the summer is over $600 per night!! Guess we won't be staying at the Grand.
This is a neat island with lots of tourists like us and a great way to spend a sunny day!
... is on Lake Huron, and is really the dividing point between the upper peninsula and the lower peninsula of Michigan. We have now seen Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.
We are having a wonderful trip, the dogs are having fun and the truck and the camper are doing great!!
Remember -- Life is Good!!
... and all four movies showings started at 7PM. We enjoyed Tom Cruise in "Edge of Tomorrow". We had a hard time finding a restaurant serving after 9PM but luckily stumbled upon Nonna Lisa’s Italian Restaurant in Mackinaw City. It was magical inside with the most creative stuffed animal displays and furniture made out of trees. One of the neatest places we've ever eaten!
... 6 mile highway to Point Iroquois Lighthouse, where the boys and Dex climbed to the top and Maggie
and I walked the beach along Lake Superior. Driving further to Paradise, MI and then to Tahquamenon Lower Falls, where we hiked thru a million mosquitoes to view the falls. A long
drive back to St. Ignace, we stopped at the Mackinaw Grill for dinner and then did 3 more geocaches before getting back to camp and the campfire and s’mores.
... Mackinac Bridge across the straits that join Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. The bridge is the third largest suspension bridge in the world and still holds the title of longest in the western hemisphere-- another major engineering feat. Unlike the Confederation Bridge, there is only a railing on the sides which means you can look down more easily.
We easily ...