Franklin Square Inn
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Well, we've been in the Upper Peninsula, in a city called Houghton (Ho-ton) for the past three nights (including tonight). We arrived from Wausau on Thursday. The trip up was really pleasant. The scenery changed more than we expected it to, with farm fields all around for awhile, then pine forests, the rolling hills. Lot's of nice rivers and lakes.
We stopped for lunch in Eagle River, WI, a nice quaint city about half way to Houghton and ...
by Pam Riehl Szakal
We finally had an 'all clear' day for crossing the Mackinac Bridge and took advantage of it. To maximize our time and hit places we had never visited before in the U.P., we decided to head straight for the Keewanau Peninsula. After a drive through Marquette we made it as far as Baraga before pulling over for the night. Along the drive we stopped for some geo-caches to stretch the legs and get ...
... beaqring rocks in the refuse heap of an abandoned copper mine. A pretty unique experience and we can't wait to see what they find when they cut the rocks open in their studio. The sunset and the final rays of golden sunshine made some of the pine branches glow like burnished copper - truly magical.
... from the mine owners exploitation instead. Driving up we passed a monastery, eastern Catholic, complete with Onion dome. They had a fantastic bakery and made jams and jellies from local berries and fruit. We indulged... Copper Harbor is at the end of the road, a former mining down, now a tourist destination and terminus for a boat trip to Isle Royale 48 ...
Pete posted photos and I went to read what he wrote, and found out he didn't - so I'll add my written blog update to go with his photos.
After Duluth we headed east (of course) to Keweenaw Peninsula in Upper Peninsula, Michigan which is why we are "yoopers" for the moment
Last night stayed in Twin Lakes State Park (yes there are lakes) and woke to a major downpour. Decided to not make pancakes and packed up and went out for ...