Star Gate Motel
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Microwave in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Free parking
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... find elk. We also saw the Gaylord Car one of the first cars built in the town factory in 1911. We also went to the City's Elk Park, a 100+ acre habitat that houses the town Elk Herd. There was exactly one grazing out in the open with the rest presumably hunkered down somewhere in the heavily treed valley on the property. We then headed for the Pigeon River County State Forest. This area was really ...
To get to the U.S. at Sault Ste. Marie you have to take the International bridge over the St. Marie river which is where Lake Superior dumps into Lake Huron. The Canadian Shield has been replaced by a bit of farmland, but the trees are still plentiful, I even saw a maple syrup farm. It's all about the bridges today! For a toll of $4 you get to cross the awesome Mackinac Bridge which takes you from St. Ignace to Mackinaw ...
... around, but it is such a pleasant ride it seems much shorter. There are at least 5 bike rental companies and each has a license for over 300 bikes to be out. The downtown is quaint, touristy, and has beautiful old buildings. If you want to buy a t-shirt, rent a bike, eat or drink in a pub, or buy home-made fudge you will find it here. We chose to explore the inner island on our bikes as well. It is quite hilly, but is lush and overgrown. We ...
... We walked among them flying around eating from flowers and bananas.
There is a fancy hotel on the island called The Grand Hotel which was quite stunning. We knew we would not be able to fit in there since it cost $10.00 just to go inside if you are not a registered guest. This hotel sits close to the Governor of Michigan's summer home so you see how "uptown" this setting is!
The tour continued on to the ...
We made our way south to Mackinaw City which is at the northern tip of the Michigan's Lower Peninsula along the southern shore of the Straits of Mackinac. These two land masses are physically connected by the 8,614-foot (2,626 m) Mackinac Bridge. Opened in 1957, it is the world's 16th-longest in ...
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