After driving across Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin, we have finally arrived in Michigan.
Located on the shore of Lake Superior’s Keweenaw Bay, Baraga State Park offers camping and is centrally located for great sightseeing trips throughout the area.
We drove up the peninsula towards Copper Harbor. Named for the large copper deposits, this area is home to Fort Wilkins Historic State Park.
We spent a few hours walking around this beautifully preserved fort. Built in 1844, it has many structures to step inside and enjoy.
Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area. It’s the third largest by volume, and largest in North America.
On our way to Houghton, we found a nice hiking trail that lead us through some dunes, covered with red oak and pines.
After our hike, we found a gem!
Houghton is home to the only bridge crossing the river to get to the Keweenaw Peninsula
Houghton is also the birthplace of professional hockey. We learn something new everyday!