Sierra Sands Family Lodge
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... separate Lake Michigan from the town's lake - very pretty! The sky was mostly cloudy but you could tell if the sun had been out, the water & trees would have been brilliant in color. By late afternoon, we were in our motel room relaxing (Lakewood Motel - super basic room & hard beds!). Janell & Rich arrived and we visited the rest of the day and eve. Monday was spent visiting with Janell and Rich, sitting and sunning ourselves on the beach of ...
... It was at this point the party began. People stood on the roofs of their cars, drinking, smoking, and dancing as they thumped dubstep and other electronic music in anticipation of the festival. It took nearly 90 minutes of waiting before we made it through security (who were mostly checking for glass bottles and other objects that became dangerous around intoxicated people).
We were ushered to our parking spot alongside countless other people ...
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!
... very minimal set up much better as they showed us what people mean by southern hospitality. The music was really enjoyable and not knowing many of the bands we were able to just 'follow our ears' around what was a fantastically planned festival- the 'electric forest' itself was amazing. At night it became vibrantly littered with colours and in the day it provided much needed shade as we crumbled under the Michigan heat- we literally had to ...
... 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 ...
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