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We purchased a ferry and a horse carriage ride ticket for our day on the island which covers 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2) in land area. It is located in Lake Huron, at the eastern end of the Straits of Mackinac, between the state's Upper and Lower Peninsulas. European exploration began in the 17th century. It served a strategic position amidst the commerce of ...
... and the longest suspension bridge between anchorages in the Western Hemisphere. Mackinaw City is the most popular tourist city in the state of Michigan. Since it was late in the tourist season the crowds were less than in the peak time during the summer. We stayed at a great campground over looking Lake ...
... and steamed potatoes (no butter or sour cream). Felt more like a proper meal. if any food is left on your plate, you are offered a box to take it away. i stripped the meat off the bones when we got back to the motel - lunch for tomorrow.
Finding bread rolls has been a bit tricky. We have had wraps for the last 2 days as an alternative.
Visited the old lighthouse in St Ignace before going back to the motel. Off south tomorrow
... into Canada was quite long at times. They are doing lots of roadwork on the US side of the bridge. The bridge is very high above the water to allow boats to go through.
Had lunch in the carpark of the welcome centre. Again could not find a bakery or buy just 2 rolls in the supermarket. Had wraps today - ham, tomato and some of the Wisconsin cheese that Madge gave us. The cheese still has the orange colour we saw last time but these cheeses ...
... Tobermory, ON with it's quaint tourist harbor and Lion's Head, ON which gained it's name by the hillside rock formations viewable from the water.
Our next port of entry was Parry Sound, which in itself was not too exciting, however I was granted permission to escape the summer for two nights and fly to Boston to surprise my sister, Amy and my mother as they were hitting the town for a family bachelorette party. Once docked I rented a car a drove ...