Month: October 2021

Traverse City, Michigan

This was the last stop for our 17-day autumn photo tour of Michigan. Traverse City, a chaming small town is located on the northwest edge of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. It is a hub for foodies, wine connoisseurs, outdoor enthusiasts, and cherry lovers. Surrounded by water, […]

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Mackinac Bridge

Mackinac Bridge, long-span suspension bridge, spanning the Mackinac Straits from the Upper to the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, is the third longest suspension bridge in the United States, after the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge; it is the 25th longest in the world. It was built in 1950’s and open for […]

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Saint Ignace, Michigan

St. Ignace is located along Lake Huron in the Upper Peninsula on the northern side of the Straits of Mackinac. St. Ignace serves as a gateway to the state’s Upper Peninsula for travellers coming from the Lower Peninsula, as the city is at the north end of the Mackinac Bridge, opposite of Mackinaw […]

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Tahquamenon Upper Falls, Michigan

We visited Tahquamenon Upper Falls on the way to Sault Ste. Marie from Munising. The upper falls are more than 200 feet across and drop approximately 48 feet. The water is notably brown in color because of tannins that are leached from the cedar swamps which the […]

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

We stayed at Munising, MI on Lake Superior for four days as a base to tour the Upper Michigan Peninsula, especially to explore the foliage in Hiawatha National Forest. But first to tour the nearby Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore anf Laughing Whitefish Waterfalls.

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Chicago Botanical Gardens

We visited Chicago Botanical Gardens for half of day. It’s a beautiful place to wander around and enjoy all different kinds of blooming flowers. We were lucky to see a Corpse Flower Taman in display on the first day. I was most impressed with the […]

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