Churchill Pointe Inn
Travel Blogs from Hubbard Lake
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.
... town… quiet this time of year. All motels close soon with only one staying open this winter
& same with restaurants. The Star Line high speed ferry ride was only 18
minutes, including a buzz under the Mackinaw Suspension bridge, the longest
suspension bridge in North America. Mackinaw Island was a nice surprise. The
island is a State Park as of 1895, Michigan’s first, no vehicles transportation
We stopped to see the beach in Twasa on our way to John & Rita's
home in Ossineke. Later we enjoyed three types of delicious fish for supper.
.Rita's artwork has recently encompassed
molten glass fishes in various forms. In the morning, we met ...
It has been many years since I traveled up the eastern side of the lower peninsula of Michigan. All of the old country roads seem to have become freeways. Progress, hmmmmphhhh!
We headed up to Frankenmuth, a town settled by German Lutheran immigrants in 1846. The pseudo Bavarian town is famous for its fried chicken family style dinners, breweries and annual Oktoberfest. Being Labor Day weekend, the place was packed, but ...
Most of my friends are so anxious to leave Alpena; move on to imagined 'bigger and better things'. For me, this is not the case. Even though I live 25 minutes out of town, I have traveled there daily. This has been such a good place to grow up, and I am sad to leave it behind. ...