Open Hearth Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Yes we are here. Had a good long drive. The roads are monotonous so Geoff was tired. We checked out of hotel on Mackinac Island at 10am to catch boat at 10.30. They took care of our luggage and it was derived to boat by bike. We walked over about ten mins. The boat was late coming in and leaving but we were very quick getting over there and were there before 11am. We collected our car and luggage. I called in the shop at the port and bought a bag. We then set off on the ...
After a couple of flights - one being on the new 787 Dreamliner, and a 45 minute drive- we arrived at the Beach Harbor resort.
Got a nap in before we all met up to plan the next day, had a bite to eat and off to bed.
I did see MadMen season finale.
We do have wifi, but it's not great. Also, for some reason, my room smells like french onion ...
... but I think I fell in love. I found the best little cottage to rent, rustic and off the beaten path, exactly what I've always imagined when I heard about spending the summer on a lake in Wisconsin. Randall's custard just outside of Sheboygan served as our lunch stop. Yummy custard, huge cheese steak, and pork sandwiches, sweet potato fries, fried mozzarella, fried ...
... here. There are numerous orchards. We stopped at one today and sampled cherry everything. From cherry fudge to cherry salsa. Oh, we did leave with fresh cherry donuts in hand. Don't want to leave out that Wisconsin is the frozen custard capital in the US. We may have to roll ourselves home in 2 months. (But loving every minute of it) Life is ...
Sounds suitably creepy for the season, doesn't it? I finally learned how Door County got it's name. Door County is a peninsula that juts up into Lake Michigan and creates, on its west side, Green Bay (of Packers fame). Off the tip of Door county is an island, Washington Island. Apparently the waters between the peninsula and the island are particularly treacherous and home to many a shipwreck. This earned it the moniker 'port des mortes', or Death's Door, ...