North Shore Inn

2305 US 31 North, Traverse City, Michigan, 49686, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Traverse City

The Endless Bonfire Intro

A travel blog entry by lizonya


The Endless Bonfire Intro

In my forward, I mentioned that the guidelines in my “Life Story Writing Class” only allow me to tell my sibling’s stories, if they are a part of my story. My first story, “The Big Monster,” is a prime example of that. Since our whole family lived through the same tornado together, I asked my siblings, who were ...

The Sky Grew Darker

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian


... the body. It has been crash & burn since then! He left work early last Friday and has not worked since. He hasn't had a radiation treatment since last Thursday. He has been in bed Sat., Sun., Mon., & Tue. trying to recover from total exhaustion. It is a constant battle to fight his other symptoms (nausea, no appetite, constipation, foggy fishbowl sight, woozy mind (from narcotic pain reliever ...

Things Go Thump in the Night (1968)

A travel blog entry by lizonya


Out of this World

"Oooowwwaaaaaeeeeaaaaooooweaooowhwhwhwe eee!"

What is that? I wonder. My heart pounds fast, and terror consumes me.

Moments earlier, I'm riding home in the front passenger seat with Gennie, Thumper, and Deacon. Sister Gennie is driving her 10-year-old, 1958 black Rambler. I’m a sophomore in Traverse City High School. The MI countryside is pitch black as we near ...

Flying Low (1967)

A travel blog entry by lizonya


Regrets -- I Have a Few – Part I

"Elizabeth!" my sister shouts. “You took the wrong turn. We're lost!”

“Don’t worry, I’ll find our way back.”

My life is full of wrong turns, however, I view my regrets as new adventures or chances to learn. Like the time Slick took over our farm in MI in 1967 when I was 15, and our remaining family of five ...

The Arrival of Sprall (Spring into Fall)

A travel blog entry by rosaslovian


... out to dinner. They are on their final leg of a round the world lecture tour with final stops in Florida, Amsterdam and Singapore before flying home to the capital city Canberra, Australia. Gail lectures on soda glazed ceramics. We love the ceramic piece she gave us as a host gift. It is currently raining in ER and turning back to snow later today, with freezing rain & ice in the ...

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This hotel, located on 2305 US 31 North, Traverse City, is near Suttons Bay, Traverse City State Park, Dennos Museum Center, and Timber Ridge Resort Trails.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent