McGowan's Motel & Restaurant
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... the winter. But during the peak summer season 15,000 people come to visit per day! Much of the island has undergone extensive historical preservation and restoration (ban on almost all motor vehicles); as a result, the entire island is listed as a National Historic Landmark.
The weather was fantastic which made for a very beautiful day back in ...
Woke to find an overcast and very chilly day. Wind had a bite to it. It was 11 degrees C when we left the motel. Decided to go for plan B which was a tour of the western tip of the Lower Peninsular of Michigan rather than freezing on Mackinac Island.
Motel does not serve breakfast and the restaurant next door was not open at 7.30 even though they advertise breakfast on their website. Drove into St Ignace and found Java Joe's Cafe which has ...
People from the Upper Peninsular of Michigan are called Yoopers. We are on the southern tip of the UP in St Ignace.
As predicted the weather has turned sour and it has rained or drizzled for most of the day. We had planned a quiet day so that was good for us.
Breakfast in Paradise was danish pastries or donuts, coffee and juice. I opted for one of our apples and some sultanas (courtesy of Comfort Hotel Chicago).
Headed off on ...
... served with almost every item on the menu at lunch and evening in the form of crisps, baked potatoes or fries. A pickle seems to be included as well. After one week I am almost "potatoed out".
We left the others at Grand Marais and while they headed west, we continued east to Tahquamenon Falls. Wes was getting a little sleepy on the way there so I drove for about 20 miles. It was a good road to get a feel for the car. Wide road, not too much traffic. ...
... not have been happier with the success of the afternoon. Captain Steve and I celebrated our hard work with a bottle of our own in the marina hot tub.
With the stress of their perfect lunch date behind them, cruising became much more relaxed and we pressed on enjoying the beauty of Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair River, aptly named of course ;) While we all were very impressed with the stunning landscapes, we couldn't help but comment on how ...