Batcke'S Baldwin Creek Lodge
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... of gently rolling hills. The forests are even-storied (only about 80' tall max), healthy, dense & mixed specie. Very pretty. People grow vegetable gardens but minimal flowers in the ground - but lots and lots of spots of color in varying flower pots and hanging baskets - they're beautiful. Plenty of fruit stands along the way. There are lakes, lakes & more lakes everywhere! Too bad the winters here are so brutal. Half way to Mackinac Island. More on this ...
Left at 0700 and rode 500 feet for breakfast because the sky looked like it was going to open up.
Did the Tunnel of Trees, then stopped for custard at Bop-In in Bay View, Michigan.
Stopped for lunch in at a bowling alley/restaurant called Tucker's in a cute little town called Northport, Michigan.
We rode by the lake almost all day today. Just really gorgeous scenery.
Onward to ...
... the beach and put their feet in the 52 degree Lake Michigan. This was their second lake of their Great Lakes experience.
In the afternoon, we rented two more kayaks and we all cruised 6 miles down the Pere Marquette River. Dinner at the RV, we later had a campfire and S’mores. It stays light here till 10:00 PM!
A perfect day? You bet!
Time to move on in the morning ...
... 8230;found a private park, no state parks in the area. We pulled in to find 400 kids having a Halloween party. Decided to move on, we were not ready for the Halloween Bash (no costumes), We found a nice park, 10 miles down the road, Arrowhead, now it is getting late so a decision was made to stay. They only had one site open, and that was due to a cancelation, A ...
... all going over and down...crazy. Someone died there the day before. Not many rules and regs that's for sure. Loud partiers at night till 3am Heavy partying for a no booze campgrounds. In fact all the Michigan state parks in the beach areas said no booze allowed at all! (yeah right). The boat traffic in the ...
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