Sierra Sands Family Lodge
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... up being close to 40,000 people at this festival -- it was sold out!) and set up to make room for tents and continuing traffic (going aisle for driving, car, tent, tent, car, aisle for driving, and so on for around ten rows per block). John and I, bringing only my small tent, quickly set up and helped our neighbors set their up too. They were all-too kind and offered us beer for our trouble, which was the kindling to a beautiful relationship we had with them. That ...
Severe thunderstorm on the way...so we booked!
Nice motel - glad it's brick because there is a MAJOR storm coming through this area tonight!
Got an alarm on my iPad that there was smoke in my condo, so spent the better part of the afternoon trying to get in touch with neighbors every time we stopped, Using on of the other rider's cell phones! Not fun!
After a scary first drive out of Chicago we arrived in the evening at electric forest music festival. Strangely the set up is that everyone camps next to there cars and we were fortunate enough to neighbour some hospitable texans whose set up was class. They really showed us what 'glamping' was about- they had tent fans, picnic tables, fish and shrimp dinners, cooked breakfasts and bafflingly they never had warm beer. Camping next to them ...
... 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 ...
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