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 ...
... menu printed as a newspaper. So maany choices of omelets. crepes, pancakes, waffles, cereals, bagels and eggs in a host of different ways. Very good value and the owner, Joe was keen to give us lots of information about things to do.
Crossed the Mackinac Bridge and went to Cross Village. From there the road is called the Tunnel of Trees as the trees reach across the narrow road. caught glimpses of Lake Michigan between the trees and ...
... route south and first stop was Port Iroquois Light Station. We were able to walk to the top of the tower. Overcast day and view over Lake Superior was a little affected but still worth the walk up the 76 steps. Had passed lots of bike riders along the way and came across their support vehicles at the Light Station. Food and drinks were waiting for them. It was an organised bike holiday.
At Bay Mills we saw an interesting old Indian Cemetery ...
... to the Upper falls which are quite pretty with the different colours showing up in the water. A short drive to the Lower falls and a longer walk to see a series of cascades - again quite pretty. We did our exercise on the steps at the falls - about 100 at the first and closer to 200 at the second.
Drove to Paradise to find a room for the night. It is a very small spot on the map and not much bigger when we got there but there were 3 hotels/motels ...
... was a lively harbor side town crammed with tourist shops, outdoor pubs and restaurants and more local white fish, Walleye. As if the constant menu of fish isn't tiring enough now we are dining on strangely named and funny tasting lake fish, Man I miss the ocean!
Leaving Lake Erie and entering the Detroit River our next stop en route was the highly anticipated, exhaustingly planned out stop in Detroit where we were to entertain guests for a ...