We went on a trip.

26 Jul

Michigan is lovely. I had some idea but not a complete understanding of how very lovely until after our week there earlier in July. The dogs stayed back and we enjoyed a road trip up the coast and home through the upper peninsula.

We took the USS Badger car ferry from Manitowoc, WI to Ludington, MI. I don’t love boats; this was not a whole hearted exception. It was okay but not necessarily my favorite part of the travels.

From there, we drove north discovering cute harbor towns, biking through Sleeping Dune National Lakeshore, picking cherries, and eating lunch out of a cooler. It was low key and super fun.

We met up with many of Dave’s family for three nights in St.Ignace. This included a day trip to Mackinac Island where Dave and I biked around the island and ate fudge samples. We spent time on the many beaches of Lake Heron, picnicked in parks, and swam in the hotel pool.

It’s a BIG boat that holds approx. 140 vehicles.
Looking for Petoskey stones.
Sleeping Bear dunes.
We happened upon Traverse City in cherry season. Dave was thrilled. We even picked our own at one stop.
A ‘mushroom house’ in Charlevoix.
Seven miles into our bike around Mackinac island.
Where’s Dave? Matching the couch in the Grand Hotel.

One Response to “We went on a trip.”

  1. Linda L Christianson July 27, 2022 at 8:59 am #

    Good to see you. Haven’t heard or seen anything for awhile. Looks like a fabulous trip and relaxing trip. All good. Lots of activity. It is good to get away and enjoy each other with out your goggies. We did the Smokey Mts in April. Beautiful part of the country also.

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