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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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We found our beachside campsite in Hiawatha Park of Lake Michigan just ten miles or so after crossing the Mackinaw Bridge. We are on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Our tent is pitched, it's about 72 degrees. The girls are all wound up, so it's a good to stop and let them burn off some energy running from our campsite in the woods down the ...
Today the morning was cloudy and rainy. I waited the weather out, and packed up to travel to the Ferry to Mackinac Island. The ferry ride over was chilly, but the rooster tail from the jet boat was pretty impressive. After a 15 minute trip, and a great view of the Mackinaw bridge, we arrived at the docks on the island. The island does not allow any travel by cars, all travel is by foot, bike or horse drawn wagons, and carriages. The roads are all tarred except when ...
... around, but it is such a pleasant ride it seems much shorter. There are at least 5 bike rental companies and each has a license for over 300 bikes to be out. The downtown is quaint, touristy, and has beautiful old buildings. If you want to buy a t-shirt, rent a bike, eat or drink in a pub, or buy home-made fudge you will find it here. We chose to explore the inner island on our bikes as well. It is quite hilly, but is lush and overgrown. We ...
... grounds is $10, but includes a $10 credit toward a purchase at the Grand Hotel. My favorite spot at the Grand Hotel is the Cupola Bar at the top. It has an amazing view and is nearly vacant during the day time. Formal dress is required after 6 PM.Built of Michigan white pine in 1887, the Grand Hotel is one of ...
... camp. When it comes to tenting I defer to MTC, she is the master of all things campy, especially breaking down a soaking wet mess. She set her sites on Little Hog Island campground on the banks of Lake Michigan and thankfully, it only sprinkled!