Travel Blogs from Escanaba
Today was forecasted to be overcast. Indeed when I woke at 5am, rain was pouring outside, so I went back to sleep. 6:19am, bluebird day. Once again I packed, frustrated that I may have missed some prime riding time, and hit the road. I arrived in Gladstone and took a dip in Lake Michigan. There is barely any grade here in the lake, so I walked out 100 ft until the water was at my knees, gave up, and belly flopped into the warm water. ...
We toured the Door Peninsula on Thursday and agree that it is the Cape Cod of the Midwest. Much like the Cape, there are tourists ,galleries, quaint, but crowded, towns and little public access to the water. One surprise was the prevalence of cherry orchards. Of course we had to sample them and they were delicious. We had a wonderful brunch in bailey's harbor where we enjoyed eggs Benedict made with a whitefish cake . We left Maribel Fri. morning and had a beautiful ...
We journeyed across beautiful M2. M2 goes right along lake Michigan. We stopped along the way at scenic points. We were inundated w midges, yucky flies. But then greeted by a lovely hostess at our escanaba hotel motel, the sunset lodge. Now enjoying dinner @ The Buck ...
... 2 theater companies permanently in residence out there, many restaurants, local events and activities, and artists of every medium, that create a real feeling of community. We could feel why people love living out there - even in the cold of winter. They are like a huge family and all look out for one another.
Some more photos of our days adventures...
... the worst time even finindg a public beach!
We almsot gave up when we found a camp ground about 15 miles SW of Escanaba. It was a great spot -beautiful view of Green Bay, nice picnic area and a play ground. Only problem is the storm from the night before blew up on shore too much mud and it was awful. We thought we could wade through the water to get out to ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hiawatha Motel Escanaba
Other places to stay in Escanaba
2415 North Lincoln Road, Escanaba | 1 star motelfrom $75
2635 Ludington Street, Escanaba | 2 star motelfrom $97
3600 Ludington Street, Escanaba | 2 star motelfrom $110
6386 N. 11th St., Escanaba | Motelfrom $48
620 N. Lincoln Road, Escanaba | Motelfrom $39