Super Yooper Day!

U.S. by us

Lake Superior is the third-largest (by water volume, largest by surface area) fresh water lake in the world and it is stunningly clear and icy cold. We took a boat tour of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore which covers close to 35 miles of Lake Superior’s shoreline from Munising north to Grand Marias. They are colorful sandstone cliffs beautifully stained by minerals; a geological wonder. The captain of our ship shared local lore and history including that the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald was just sixty miles north of our location. He mentioned this as he told us how “lumpy” the water was getting. Thanks. In addition to the colorful cliffs, we saw a tree whose roots created a bridge to the shore and a schoolhouse-style lighthouse on Grand Island. The is no longer functioning, but it is maintained by the local homeowners. Lunch was in Marquette, the largest city…

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