The Straits Hotel Mackinaw City
Travel Blogs from Mackinaw City
... MIchigan: a whitefish reuben, fried fish, with coleslaw and 1000 island dressing on rye and cobb salad with dried cherries.) Saved room for carrot apple cake.
Skipped all the fudge shops enroute to the 4pm ferry. Recollected our VW and headed south through gorgeous fall color along I75. Just perfect weather.
Got to Midland in time to watch the Tigers and Justin Verlander end the Oakland A's hopes in the American League. A good ...
... island trail. Nick should have been with me (we've had a few of these adventures before...) In any event I finally abandoned the "smart" phone and found my way home to Mom in time for a visit to the Cupola bar for a Big Porch ale and...a diet coke! before...dinner! We joined the current bishop, the "first" bishop of Eastern Michigan and another couple (see kilt below) that were long time friends of Mom and Dad's and talked about Michigan versus Alaskan ...
... br> Enough for now.
ps.I didnt realize women were required to wear dresses, skirts or "very nice pants suits" after 6:30pm...they will be seeing A LOT of the one skirt I brought!
pps. Dinner was too much from appetizer to soup and salad to whitefish to dessert. I think we are on a landlocked cruise ship (including imported wait staff counting the days to return to Jamaica!)
... unpacking the camper:
- Plastic baskets and shoebox storage containers work well for keeping small canned goods, spices and other items from rolling around and make them easily accessible in the pantry.
- Small suspension current rods are great at holding items in or creating shelves out of non-shelf spots in the camper.
- The hanging, soft-sided shelves you can hang in closets are ...
After departing Alpena with following John & Rita we followed highway 23 through Cheboygan to the bridge. Connie got a great picture of the magnificent bridge as we crossed it onto the Upper Peninsula (UP), beginning our Yooper experience. Both Lake Michigan and Lake Huron are really only one body of water, sharing the same water level elevation.
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services