Travel Blogs from Sister Bay
... sleepier, much less touristy, but both are beautiful. In between the two shores is farmland, mostly orchards (apples and cherries are quite famous here), corn and ridiculously picturesque barns. Geologically Door County is the far western edge of the Niagara Escarpment, a rock bowl of dolomite (compressed limestone) that stretches all the way to Niagara Falls. The west side has more cliffs and rocky outcroppings, whereas the east side is gentler, with ...
... beach for as long as I can stand the cold and wind, with no one the wiser.
Travel is always an eye-opening experience and I love how it challenges my perceptions and assumptions. Yesterday's drive down the west coast of the lower peninsula (the east coast of Lake Michigan - there are all those qualifiers again) was the first time I truly understood the meaning of the phrase 'Peak Color' in terms of fall foliage. Growing up on the west ...
... Sturgeon Bay
The channel light guides watercraft from Lake Michigan into the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal
Cana Island Lighthouse
... production, local business interests, interested in diversifying Menominee's manufacturing base, attracted to Menominee inventor Marshall Burns Lloyd and his Minneapolis company Lloyd Manufacturing — a manufacturer of wicker baby buggies. In 1917 Lloyd invented an automated process for weaving a ...
After spending a few days in Chicago we were happy to arrive at Peninsula State Park. We couldn't have asked for a better campground with the park having a site right on Lake Michigan. Shortly after making dinner on our first night we were surprised when a park ranger drove around the campground announcing severe thunderstorm. We wisely moved to cover in the bathroom becoming concerned when the park ranger drove by again to announce a tornado warning was in affect. ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Scandia Cottages Sister Bay
Other places to stay in Sister Bay
264 Highway 57, Sister Bay | Hotelfrom $80
10571 Highway 57, Sister Bay | Hotelfrom $183
2468 Sunnyside Road, Sister Bay | 3 star hotelfrom $138
2544 S. Bay Shore Drive, Sister Bay | Hotelfrom $59
414 Bay Shore Rd., Sister Bay | Hotelfrom $42
2669 S. Bay Shore Drive (Hwy. 42), Sister Bay | Hotelfrom $60
2715 Little Sister Hill Road, Sister Bay | Hotelfrom $87
North Bay Shore Drive, Sister Bay | Hotelfrom $65
2721 Nordic Drive , Sister Bay | Hotelfrom $78