Michigan Trip Reports
In October of 2007, a business trip to Menominee, Michigan gave me the opportunity to visit the Upper Peninsula for the first time. After three days of work, I spent the next two camping and hiking at the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. I camped at Little Beaver Lake, and dayhiked the Chapel Loop, combining Chapel Falls, Mosquito Falls, and a 5-mile stretch of the North Country Trail along Lake Superior. I also did short hikes to Beaver Lake and Miners Falls.
In August, 2013, Christy and I spent a week and half of our vacation in Michigan and Wisconsin. Originally we planned to visit Isle Royale National Park, but Christy's chronic knee injury forced us to cancel that part of the trip. We still made the most of it, though. We started the trip with a long drive to visit friends in Saint Joseph, Michigan. From there, we headed north along Lake Michigan to Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Lakeshore..     (Photos). From there, we drove to Michigan's Upper Peninsula to visit Tahquamenon Falls and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore..     (Photos). We continued west from there, and spent a couple of nights car camping in Porcupine Mountains State Park.     (Photos). From there, we headed over to the Apostle Islands in Wisconsin.. After a weekend there, we returned to the Porcupine Mountains, camping one night and hiking in the Presque Isle section of Porcupine Mountains State Park. We also visited Bond Falls and Agate Falls.     (Photos).
Please remember to Leave No Trace!