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Following a 4 hour trip across Lake Michigan on the Badger into Manitowoc, WI, a 5 1/2 hour drive north to Copper Harbor via No More Ties and a 3 1/2 hour Isle Royale Queen IV ferry on Lake Superior, we visited Isle Royale NP. Since arrival was at noon and departure at 2:45 we decided to hike the shortest trail, Stoll Memorial. Donning my new …
... and Scandinavia Shop and enjoyed drinks at Mariner North. We also stopped a the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge, which was built 75 years ago during the Great Depression by miners and craftsmen as a way to raise spirits of people post-depression. The buildings are set back in time and the resort still has the same charm as when they opened.
On our second day, we hiked out to Hunters Point, which is well worth the walk. The trail can be rough ...
From Munising we travelled to Marquette - home of Northern Michigan University. A lot of the college-age summer help at Mackinac Island was from this school. We continued on US 41 to L'Anse and the Indian reservation of the same name. From there we headed north along Keeweenaw Bay to Houghton and Hancock - towns on either side of Portage Lake. Houghton is the home of ...
... Park. I think it will prove to be the most difficult of all the parks to reach. It took me about 14 hours to travel from the bottom of the state to the northernmost tip of the upper peninsular. Once there, I discovered a few decidedly unpleasant things. First, the ferry to Isle Royale only runs a few days a week. Second, the trip takes about 6 hours one-way which means that you need to spend at least a couple of days on the ...
... to get on this trip! Someone needs to take the National Park Service in hand and get it straightened out! Okay. End of complaint.) Well, to be perfectly fair, we would have come here even if Ed had not moved to Copperland, but since he did, we'll honor the event.
We have been down coal mines before, but never a copper mine, and on this tour, the guide does a great demonstration of how the veins were mined using the tools of the ...