Category Archive: beaches

Lake Superior Provincial Park, Part 4: Katherine Cove

Katherine Cove gets a post all to itself even though it only took us twenty minutes to walk around the entire thing; it was another favorite place from our trip around Lake Superior.… Continue reading

Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario, Part 2: Orphan Lake Trail

Orphan Lake is an 8km trail through boreal forest that provides fantastic overlooks of both Orphan Lake and Lake Superior before descending several hundred feet to the mouth of the Baldhead River. The… Continue reading

Lake Superior Provincial Park, Ontario, Part 1

Lake Superior Provincial Park, located on the southeast shore in Ontario, was the first official stop on our 7 week circle tour of Lake Superior that began the first week of June. Upon… Continue reading

Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is a small island in Lake Huron famous for its 19th and early 20th century quaint architecture and its exclusive use of horses for transportation that is due to a ban… Continue reading

Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, Michilimackinac State Park, and the Mackinac Bridge

Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse is gorgeous. The castle-like appearance of the 1890 Norman Revival-style lighthouse tower combined with its setting overlooking the blue and turquoise waters of the Straits of Mackinac and the… Continue reading

Roundup of Travels Through Michigan: Detroit, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Lighthouses, a Hike, and Random Exploring of the Lake Michigan Coast

Tom and I had stopped in the Detroit area to visit his brother and his family, and after the visit to the Detroit Institute of Arts we visited the massive Eastern Market and… Continue reading

Ocean Springs and Biloxi, Mississippi

After a few weeks in Florida I traveled west to visit a couple people in New Mexico and El Paso but on my way I stopped on recommendation in Ocean Springs, Mississippi and… Continue reading

Caspersen Beach, Florida

Most of the days I was in the Venice area I spent at Caspersen Beach, a natural beach farther out on the barrier island from some of the more popular spots. Though the… Continue reading

Beaches Near Venice, Florida

After leaving Myakka State Park I made my way down the gulf coast exploring beaches until I reached the Venice area. Luckily my need for some time to reflect coincided with my arrival… Continue reading

Fort De Soto Park and The Sunshine Skyway Bridge

I actually went to Fort De Soto Park two days in a row. The large park has plenty of space, more than one beach, walking trails, places to refill gallon water containers, and… Continue reading