BEST WESTERN Pioneer Inn & Suites
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After almost 8 hours on the road we finally made it to Escanaba and our lodging for the night: Sunset Lodge, an independent locally owned motel. They were very welcoming of us and our hounds. A late night bite at Hudsons Bar and Grill and fast asleep. The next morning we woke and did some work before hitting the road around 10:30a to St ...
... using local hardwood forests for fuel and quarrying limestone from the bluffs to purify the iron ore. When the charcoal iron market began to decline, the Jackson Iron Company closed its Fayette smelting operation.
...and some birds....
... I threw in the towel, 15 miles short of Escanaba. I would ride an extra 15 miles at the end of the trip to account for this lapse. I told MTC that I felt like a cat with nine lives and I had used 10 lives today. I thanked the heavens for allowing me to survive this day of horror. I renewed my vow to "go with the gut" and to be mindful to silence the ego of imprudent goals.
We drove to Escanaba, a city of 13,140, and ...
... museum on the bay along with a retired tugboat to tour. Also took a cruise out to a lighthouse and the views along the bay coastline were beautiful. Sturgeon Bay is a large ship building port. Interesting to find out it played an integral role in World War II. Employment in the ship building industry is still a major part of this community. Rob and I of course visited a local winery and distillery. Came home with of all things cherry brandy- which is ...
... 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 ...