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The 108th Race to Mackinac Island

Three summers ago, my now boyfriend, invited me to come out and sail on his teams boat: Edge. I had absolutely no exposure to the sailing world in the past, and between trying to squeeze in hang-outs with all of my college friends before the real world hit and working as a production assistant for my brother, I didn’t actually make it out to the boat until the 2015 season. 926 more words


Scenic view near the end of Wilderness Park Drive

Early morning along the edge of Lake Michigan and the Mackinac Straits.  The full 5-mile stretch of the Mackinac Bridge connecting the tips of Michigan’s lower and upper peninsulas are seen here, along with a passing gull.   22 more words


Mackinaw, Mackinac, and Sault Ste. Marie

I was able to sneak away for a weekend trip to visit some of the most popular tourist destinations in Michigan. It ended up being cool and a bit rainy, but we were able to make the best of it. 12 more words


Mackinac Island

Since the weather is getting colder and though I do love fall and winter months I do like to reminisce on this experience. This summer I finally went to Mackinaw City, the Upper Peninsula, and Mackinac Island with a big group of friends. 148 more words


Mackinac Bridge Celebrates 59 Years

Arguably the most iconic structure in the state of Michigan, the Mackinac Bridge spans the Straits of Mackinac to proudly connect Michigan’s two peninsulas.

And today, it turns 59. 228 more words


Mackinac Island: Road Trip

I’ve mentioned a couple times that I’ve wanted to go back to Mackinac Island forever! It’s been 12 years since I’ve been back and I have missed it so much. 931 more words


11 Days in the Midwest

Today, I leave for an 11-day trip focusing mainly on the Great Lakes area. I normally prefer “independent” trips where I can set the schedule but trying to duplicate this escorted motorcoach trip would have been difficult, especially for this year.  209 more words