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Mackinac Island – Lake Huron, MI

First let’s get the pronunciation right. It is pronounced Mackin-aw not “ack”. It’s french. Mackinac Island is a 3 mile long summer paradise where the wealthy elite of Chicago and Detroit once summered to escape the city heat. Today it is still a paradise but for tourists from around the world.

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Shipwreck Museum – Whitefish Point, MI

Big reason to come to upper Michigan is to see the Shipwreck Museum on Lake Superior. It is at the top of the upper peninsula or the UP as they call it. You get there by going over the 5 mile long Mackinac bridge. I became a Yooper the other day to learn . . . → Read More: Shipwreck Museum – Whitefish Point, MI

Gaylord KOA – Gaylord, MI

Moved on up north to Gaylord KOA in Gaylord, MI. It is not as close as I would like to Mackinac Bridge between upper Michigan and the upper Michigan peninsula but it is the only campground I could find listed with wireless internet and a reasonable price to stay for a month. Other . . . → Read More: Gaylord KOA – Gaylord, MI

Ford Rouge Factory Tour

From the Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan, catch a tour of the Ford Rouge factory where they make trucks. Lots and lots of trucks, 60 per hour. A major marvel that has been toured by world leaders and other major carmakers, the Rouge plant was Henry’s idea to keep everything needed to build . . . → Read More: Ford Rouge Factory Tour