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... course was closed they offered their kids an experience of a lifetime. As they traveled they incorporated the places, cultures, and history of the places they visited into their kids' curriculum. What a wonderful experience for a child. We told them about geo-caching and how great it was for kids and the math and problem solving skills that could be learned from it and they thought it was a great addition to what they were ...
We enjoed the drive through the cities of Houghton and Hancock MI, both university towns, on our way along northeastern side of the river to the Maclean State Park where we spent the night. Once we set up, we went to see the town of Calumet, a former mining town, and then helped Rita & John hunt ...
... into Lake Superior. Leaving the tip of MI we drove through a leafy green tunnel along a twisty Rte. 41. Once in the main part of the UP (upper peninsula) we sped east toward our next "must see", Mackinac Island, off the isthmus between UP and LP, in Lake Huron. On the way we ran across the top of Lake Michigan. It was remarkably calm and flat for such a huge body of ...
... Park Service has stepped in to facilitate tours and save the historical communities - very cool. Then we went to Fort Wilkins State Park which was a wooden fort build in the mid 1800s ... and then we did see very wonderful lakes (notice a pattern here) and trees and vistas and beautiful countryside.
Will be in Canada either tomorrow or Tuesday - enroute to Niagra Falls.
Stay tuned for more adventures.
Laurie and Pete
... of areas, including forests, meadows and more larger dunes. Then we went on to see the Pictured Rocks area with many nice views from the coast. After a long day of sightseeing, we headed on to Houghton. We video chat toured with Colleen as she showed us Michigan Tech and where she went to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility