Michigan Archive

38 – THE GREAT LAKES

Over 10,000 years ago glacial action in the area formed valleys, and melt water from the glaciers collected in these basins, forming the interconnected Great Lakes,

34 – DON’T PICK THE FLOWERS!

Mackinac Island claims to be disabled-friendly, but its rough surfaces are not conducive to using walkers. The bike rental shop does indeed have motorized wheelchairs for

33 – MORE GREAT LAKES

We had a virtual cafeteria of possible Michigan destinations after Detroit, including more of Detroit itself, but the consensus was that we would next stop in

31 – DETROIT – RENCEN

Though now the global headquarters of General Motors, and owned and renovated by them at a cost of 500 million dollars, the GM Renaissance Center was

30 – DEE-TROIT–MOTOWN

The Henry Ford had been a really enjoyable but very long day, and the seven of us wanted to visit Detroit before we headed farther north,

28 – THE HENRY FORD–THE MUSEUM

The Henry Ford has a number of options and directions to go, but too many for us to cover all in one day, so we had

27 – THE SHORES OF ERIE

Even with the much longer stay we still couldn’t see all that we wanted to in the Elkhart area, but it was time to move on.