Category: Michigan


Pictured Rocks National Seashore

We arrived at the northern precipice of our 2017 travel route with ambitions to kayak along the shoreline during our two-day stay at Pictured Rocks National Seashore. It was not until the drive up from Sleeping Bear Dunes that we read of the kayak restrictions; 15 feet or longer and...


Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Thanks to Nina & Paul for turning us on to this great place. I had completely overlooked it in our route planning even though it is a National Lakeshore (part of the NPS). Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore would actually become my 100th National Park visited since I started this...


Putting on the Michigan mitten

Heading to the Great Lakes has been a feature of this year’s planned route since the beginning. Our reasoning has been partly to bypass the mid-west, partly to get some of that ocean-feeling, even without an ocean nearby. It has been working flawlessly, and we have both been enjoying the...