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... and a beautiful old Victorian house that serves as the Admissions Office.
Houghton contains the Michigan Institute of Technology, which is a fairly large campus and has way more Greek houses that I ever expected a tech school would have!
Our plan was to stay here for a few days and explore, so it was kind of nice to actually unhook the trailer and get everything all set up. We even used the shower in the trailer for the ...
... course was closed they offered their kids an experience of a lifetime. As they traveled they incorporated the places, cultures, and history of the places they visited into their kids' curriculum. What a wonderful experience for a child. We told them about geo-caching and how great it was for kids and the math and problem solving skills that could be learned from it and they thought it was a great addition to what they were ...
We enjoed the drive through the cities of Houghton and Hancock MI, both university towns, on our way along northeastern side of the river to the Maclean State Park where we spent the night. Once we set up, we went to see the town of Calumet, a former mining town, and then helped Rita & John hunt ...
... from the mine owners exploitation instead. Driving up we passed a monastery, eastern Catholic, complete with Onion dome. They had a fantastic bakery and made jams and jellies from local berries and fruit. We indulged... Copper Harbor is at the end of the road, a former mining down, now a tourist destination and terminus for a boat trip to Isle Royale 48 ...
... Park Service has stepped in to facilitate tours and save the historical communities - very cool. Then we went to Fort Wilkins State Park which was a wooden fort build in the mid 1800s ... and then we did see very wonderful lakes (notice a pattern here) and trees and vistas and beautiful countryside.
Will be in Canada either tomorrow or Tuesday - enroute to Niagra Falls.
Stay tuned for more adventures.
Laurie and Pete
Other places to stay in Baraga
900 US 41 South, Baraga | Hotelfrom $86