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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 ...
... It really is a great way to break from up driving if you have the time.
Baraga State Park Campground is across the street from the water and although nice for families, since it had a good playground and hiking trail right from the campground, it is on the main road and can be loud due to traffic and not a place I would recommend except for a stopover or if you were exploring this area specifically. It did not ...
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 ...
The Keweenaw peninsula juts out from Upper Michigan into Lake Superior. On the way we passed through Hancock-Houghton which looked really interesting, worthy of much more than a pass through. There was a Finnish College there and a big river/canal going from one side of the peninsula (island?) to the other. It seemed to be old, with some history to it. Tonight ...
... 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
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