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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


Mack In Awe

From central Michigan, it was on to a place I’ve always dreamed of visiting: the U.P. (Upper Peninsula) of Michigan. A little geography lesson is in order: everyone thinks Michigan is a mitten; it’s not. 1,202 more words


Mini Vacation to Mackinac Island, Michigan

No cars allowed! I mean it. 

Then how do you get around you may wonder…Well, to start with, don’t just take the ferry. The exciting adventure starts with taking the Mackinac Suspension Bridge (which you do drive across).

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Round Island Run

Round Island, MI, photo by Bill Johnson

Bill took this photo 21 years ago on September 21, 1995! It shows the Star Line Ferry’s… 139 more words


Pure Michigan - Part 2

Mackinac Island

My interest in visiting this place arose ever since I watched the movie Somewhere in Time starring Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour. The majority of the movie was filmed there with some parts filmed in Chicago. 711 more words


Good Week in Michigan

Every Labor Day in Michigan, tens of thousands of people walk 5 miles across the Mackinac Bridge led by whomever the governor may be at the time. 52 more words