Jackson Harbor Inn
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... this trip, but I'm glad I did. It has been a wonderful place to chill out for a few days. I haven't done much while I've been here, hiking, napping, knitting, eating. That's pretty much it. I rented a little cabin up in the woods and it has been a great base for exploring the peninsula. Most mornings have started out with my trusty thermal mug of coffee and Addie dancing in the waves at Whitefish Bay State Park.
Most of the restaurants ...
... I had grown up with this.
The weather was funny. I think because I was driving either north or south, and the weather system was moving west to east, I kept driving in and out of it. All day long, wipers on...no - wipers intermittent...oops, sunglasses on...sunglasses off...hail...rain...brilliant sunshine..sunshine and rain at the same time...and on and on. No worry about falling asleep at the wheel, with all that fussing going on.
... Sturgeon Bay
The channel light guides watercraft from Lake Michigan into the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal
Cana Island Lighthouse
After spending a few days in Chicago we were happy to arrive at Peninsula State Park. We couldn't have asked for a better campground with the park having a site right on Lake Michigan. Shortly after making dinner on our first night we were surprised when a park ranger drove around the campground announcing severe thunderstorm. We wisely moved to cover in the bathroom becoming concerned when the park ranger drove by again to announce a tornado warning was in affect. ...
... in East Chicago and Gary IN. And there seemed to be housing right in the middle of all of it. After 500 miles or so we stopped south of Indianapolis slightly beyond a huge racetrack and resort casino combined. Since we had decided to stay in a motel that night we had kept driving while looking for a Best Western (takes dogs) which no longer existed. We finally found a Quality Inn (also takes dogs) close to the ...