Sault Sainte Marie Inn
Travel Blogs from Sault Sainte Marie
... around 7:15pm. I got gas immediately and changed out my Canadian money for US. The Canadian dollar is 95 cents to the US dollar today.
I found my way over to the most adorable little motel with a gazebo and cute globe lighting, etc... hoping that they were dog-friendly. And when I opened the door and saw a huge sheep dog sitting at the host station, I knew I'd found the right place!
Musical accompaniment today: Indigo Girls
This morning came and and it was 50 degree, cloudy and spritzing. I cleaned the motorhome and we decided to ride around and over the bridge to St Ignace. It was deserted so we decided to drive up today to see the locks.
Another boring trip with no towns to go thru or billboards until we got close to Sault Sainte Marie. It was still drizzling when we stopped by the welcome center. They directed us to the Corp ...
First day of my big adventure! Pretty uneventful day. Driiving went well, got some minor cramping towards the end of the day but it was fine other than that. Not the best sightseeing weather (cloudy with some rain) but then there wasn't that much to see anyway so it was actually great for driving!
... and gloomy. We made it to Saulte St. Marie, viewed the docks, made a u turn and headed back down to the Mackinac Bridge.
Having been given tickets to the Detroit Tigers game the next evening, we decided to travel some distance before stopping for the night. At around 8 p.m. we found a state park and hooked up the electric in the rainy dark night. Very comfortable sleeping to the sound of the raindrops.
... we were hungry and it was getting dark. We went for a hotel room instead of camping. We checked out the waterfront which was surprisingly nice and then settled to our room looking forward to watching tv in bed. Unfortunately the power went out and we were stuck in he dark. . . Might as well have been camping. There was a big cheer when the power finally came back ...