Open Hearth Lodge
Travel Blogs from Sister Bay
Arrived yesterday afternoon at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Staying at a campground where our dear friends Robin and Steve Albertson have a permanent site. We have a site very close to them and can see the bay from our site. This is a beautiful place. Had plans to stay 5 days but have decided to extend it to 8 days. Spent the day traveling up the ...
... the 'Door' part of it stuck. Wisconsin is quite proud of it's tragic maritime heritage. At each state park there is at least one informational display about a shipwreck off the coast, complete with details of the ship, how it met its end and photos of what wreckage still survives (complete with scuba divers).
It's ironic that such a lovely place has such a calamitous lineage. I don't remember where I ran across mention of Door County when I ...
... swells out there today. The gal taking your tickets has some motion sickness pills if you need them'. Uh oh. Some quick googling confirmed that she can take the same dramamine that I could, so I bought us a dose and we split it between us. We needed it.
Dry land awaited us in Milwaukee. Today was mostly about getting somewhere. It was a pleasant drive, but not a remarkable one. Though we did cross the 44th Parallel for the fifth time ...
Door County, Wisconsin
Considered the Cape Cod of the Midwest, Door County is situated on a peninsula on Lake Michigan and is a very popular destination for vacations. The peninsula offers a unique mix of leisure, recreation, and natural beauty. The culture has a rich history of the arts, ...
... and the Lloyd Loom was born — a process still in use today. Today, Menominee relies on manufacturing (paper products, wicker lawn furniture, auto supplies, tourism, etc.) for its economic well-being.
This will be our last stop in Michigan!! ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking