Travel on the Side

Monthly Archives: September 2012

Had a three-day weekend, so we drove up to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to do some hiking at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. I hate it when people say the U.P. of Michigan is “empty.” Yeah it may not have loads of chain restaurants and parking lots, but it’s full of natural beauty and endless outdoor adventures. We made Munising our home base. Pictured Rocks is spread out across the Lake Superior… Read More

After Labor Day, the crowds in Door County, Wisconsin (aka the “Cape Cod of the Midwest”) begin to thin out. It’s a great time to visit. Door County is one of my favorite places: hundreds of miles of shoreline, great parks, and lots of things to do! We headed first to one of my favorite outdoor places, Cave Point County Park, on the lakeside. After that it was to the village of… Read More