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... who were also staying in Minneapolis for the night but by the time we were checked in it was after seven and the idea of getting back in the car and battling our way across town to have dinner accompanied by rather tired grumpy children was not so appealing.
We did decide to leave the hotel to find some fast food because we didn't want to be there any longer than needed. We had two rooms next to each other so we split the kids and headed to ...
Today was our first day on this trip where we had no plans, nowhere to be and just family to hang out with.
We had a wonderful breakfast of blueberry and wild rice sausages, donuts and scrambled eggs. It was nice to not have to cook for once although it was a lovely kitchen I wouldn't have minded if the kids hadn't been so hands on.
Lake Superior is the largest lake in the world, our cabin was on the shore of it. ...
Unfortunately mother nature decided to not play ball with us and stopped our planned activity of canoeing for the day. This is the first time that weather has prevented us doing anything on the trip, it was bound to happen as we head north east during the latter part of the summer.
We still managed to find a couple of interesting diversions.
Firstly we headed to the ...
Drove 246 miles in 5 hours.
Awoke to a dreary, cold and rainy day, weather that I think is more typical here than the previous two hot sunny days. We were strapped in for a long drive anyway so luckily for us it didn't really matter.
Our usual picnic lunch en route was foiled as we were too cold to eat outside of the car, so had to make do ...
... off we went to Kettle Falls! The Kettle Falls area has been a meeting place for generations, starting with the native people who lived in the area and traveled and traded with each other all along these hundreds of miles of waterways.
Later came the voyageurs, the French Canadian fur trappers and traders for whom the park was named. Loggers, gold miners and finally tourists followed. We had lunch at ...