Keweenaw Peninsula, MI.

After driving across Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin, we have finally arrived in Michigan. IMG_5485 (2)

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.IMG_5490

 

We drove up the peninsula towards Copper Harbor. Named for the large copper deposits, this area is home to Fort Wilkins Historic State Park.IMG_5526

We spent a few hours walking around this beautifully preserved fort. Built in 1844, it has many structures to step inside and enjoy.IMG_2751

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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. IMG_2733

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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!IMG_5513

 

Houghton is home to the only bridge crossing the river to get to the Keweenaw PeninsulaIMG_5567

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Houghton is also the birthplace of professional hockey. We learn something new everyday!

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The Bitterroot Valley, Montana

Hanging out in Montana is always fun. We enjoyed our time here by celebrating our nephews wedding and seeing family and friends. Congratulations Kyle and Ingrid!IMG_5464

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Thank you Kathy and Randy for taking us up to Horse Creek Hot Springs. A ride on the 4 wheeler never disappoints!IMG_5429 (2)IMG_5418

A little shack in the middle of nowhere, this hot spring flows naturally from the mountain.IMG_5424

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Inside the shack, the crystal clear 90 deg. water was soothing and relaxing.

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Montana’s version of a day spa!

We are really going to miss Montana. We will be back.IMG_5338 Now its time to cross the country and head to Michigan. Two more weddings await us there!