Super 8 Houghton
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... ever as the campground did not have showers. It worked surprisingly well.
On Friday, we took a day trip up the peninsula to Copper Harbor, the easternmost city on this section of the peninsula, and drove along a long section of the Lake Superior shoreline. Felt like we were driving along the Oregon coast. Lots of beautiful wooded areas, nice waterfalls, interesting wildlife.
On Saturday, we traveled west to the Porcupine ...
... It really is a great way to break from up driving if you have the time.
Baraga State Park Campground is across the street from the water and although nice for families, since it had a good playground and hiking trail right from the campground, it is on the main road and can be loud due to traffic and not a place I would recommend except for a stopover or if you were exploring this area specifically. It did not ...
... beaqring rocks in the refuse heap of an abandoned copper mine. A pretty unique experience and we can't wait to see what they find when they cut the rocks open in their studio. The sunset and the final rays of golden sunshine made some of the pine branches glow like burnished copper - truly magical.
The Keweenaw peninsula juts out from Upper Michigan into Lake Superior. On the way we passed through Hancock-Houghton which looked really interesting, worthy of much more than a pass through. There was a Finnish College there and a big river/canal going from one side of the peninsula (island?) to the other. It seemed to be old, with some history to it. Tonight ...
... Park Service has stepped in to facilitate tours and save the historical communities - very cool. Then we went to Fort Wilkins State Park which was a wooden fort build in the mid 1800s ... and then we did see very wonderful lakes (notice a pattern here) and trees and vistas and beautiful countryside.
Will be in Canada either tomorrow or Tuesday - enroute to Niagra Falls.
Stay tuned for more adventures.
Laurie and Pete