Tags : lake michigan

Alone at Silver Lake

We were going to head home Monday. But then we realized, we can work anywhere. Serendipity is our rule. And so, instead of returning to our sticks and bricks home on the other side of Michigan, we pointed the nose of our 2017 Roadtrek CS Adventurous XL 4X4 North and followed the Lake Michigan shoreline […]Read More

The end of winter

It's over. No matter the calendar says spring came over a month ago. It really came this weekend, at least to my part of the Midwest – Michigan. Finally. Sunny skies – the first in a long time – and temperatures in the 60's was all it took. So here we are, Jennifer, Bo and […]Read More

Great Lakes Shoreline Tour – Crossing Lake Michigan

Our Roadtrek has its sea legs. Sometimes, to really appreciate something, you have to immerse yourself in it. So it was with Lake Michigan on a trip  around the Great Lakes Region some time ago on our Verizon Great Lakes Shoreline Roadtreking tour. No, we didn’t go swimming in it. Instead of getting wet in the lake, […]Read More

Sometimes, You Just Have to Rush the Season

The calendar says it's springtime in Michigan. But winter still thinks it's in charge, with nightime temps still often dropping to just above freezing. But for dedicated RVers, enough is enough. Sometimes, you just have to take matters in your hands and head out there. So it was with Jennifer and me this week as […]Read More

Great Lakes Shoreline Tour – Southwest Michigan

Of all the eight states that touch the Great Lakes , Michigan – with 2,147 miles – has the most coastline. So as we rounded the bottom of Lake Michigan from the Indiana border and made our way into Southwest Michigan on the last leg of out 10-segment adventure, there was a sense of déjà […]Read More

Great Lakes Shoreline Tour – Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana

The one thing we have learned on this Verizon Great Lakes Shoreline Roadtreking Tour is that very often, a surprise is literally around the next corner. So it was when we got off the car ferry in Manitowoc, WI, directly across Lake Michigan from Ludington, MI As we made a right turn out of the […]Read More

Great Lakes Shoreline Tour – Lake Michigan’s northern shores

Michigan's UP is hemmed in by three of the Great Lakes. Everyone knows about Superior and Huron but the lake on the UP's southern border has some great camping and exploring opportunities, too. So. after three weeks of travel on our Verizon Great Lakes Roadtreking Shoreline Tour, we have now arrived at the fifth of […]Read More

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