We Loved All of It

We have just completed our first circle tour of Lake Superior. It has been in two parts. Summer 2012: we traveled in Michigan from Sault Ste. Marie to Copper Harbor, over a period of about 8 days. We (wife, Karen, and our 90# flat-coat retriever named Jake) were camping along the way except in Copper Harbor, when we stayed in the King Copper Motel. We loved all of it … More

We Did It!

Dear Circle Tour Club: WE DID IT! My girlfriend and I finally did the Lake Superior Circle Tour! On June 12, we left Dayton and returned on June 20. We started the tour at Sault Ste. Marie, watching 2 freighters in the locks – one going east and one going west. We then crossed the International Bridge and stopped at the Visitor’s Center to exchange money (and to get a More

Michigan Was Like a Picture

Went in September 2012. Missed the turnoff to the Amethyst Mine because of a big truck on Highway 17. Too bad! Loved the Hungry Moose Restaurant in Schreiber, Ontario. The color was fantastic! No red until Michigan, lots of variety of yellows and green there. Michigan was like a picture. The small towns weren’t that interesting in Ontario. Some of the road is very tree-lined, but that’s probably a good More

It Was Gorgeous

I completed the Circle Tour July 24-28. (1) Bond Falls Campground. I left Aitkin in the morning, traveled through Wisconsin, and set up camp at Bond Falls campground at sunset. This was mainly a travel day. (2) Sault St. Marie, Kewadin Casino. In the morning, I checked out the Bond Falls, bought Harley-Davidson sweatshirts in Marquette for the wife and me, and stopped by Tahquamenon Falls. Soon after leaving, I More

Some High Points

Stopping in Schreiber, ON, during a family reunion that involved nearly the whole town (except for a different branch of the family – we didn’t delve into that too deeply). Shipping out of Grand Portage to spend some days diving around Isle Royale. A wonderful meal of very fresh trout eaten a bite at a time while standing around the barbecue. The Duluth vista against the Lake Superior backdrop. The More