Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-16-2012, 07:27 AM   #1
Rivet Master

 
Currently Looking...
1995 36' Classic 36
Ludington , Michigan
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1,305
Road trip

We are in week two of our 3 week trip. The first week involved family visits and group camping. It was good to spend time with everyone but much more peaceful now that we are on our own. I'll post more as I can.

We left Colorado beginning of the month and headed east to Michigan. Now in the up on lake superior.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3431453545.jpg
Views:	90
Size:	193.2 KB
ID:	158531   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2129014783.jpg
Views:	94
Size:	213.8 KB
ID:	158532  

Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2263432478.jpg
Views:	86
Size:	611.3 KB
ID:	158533  
__________________

__________________
Kota is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2012, 07:44 AM   #2
Rivet Master
 
MrUKToad's Avatar

 
2011 28' International
Chatham , Ontario
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,372
Images: 17
Blog Entries: 13
Fabulous pics. Has the weather been OK?
__________________

__________________
Steve; also known as Mr UK Toad

"You can't tow that with that!"

http://toadsoftowedhaul.com
MrUKToad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2012, 07:56 AM   #3
4 Rivet Member
 
xo1rider's Avatar
 
2012 27' FB International
Fremont , California
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 268
Images: 9
Nice picture and great trip.

We did a very long trip last year including a fair amount of time around Lake Superior. If you haven't yet there are some great parks right on the Locks at Sault Ste Marie.
__________________
"The bad news: there is no key to the universe.
The good news: it was never locked."
Swami Beyondananda

http://polakoff.com/RamblinRose/
Our travel log
xo1rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2012, 04:48 PM   #4
Rivet Master

 
Currently Looking...
1995 36' Classic 36
Ludington , Michigan
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1,305
What's wrong with this picture?
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-163683987.jpg
Views:	80
Size:	548.0 KB
ID:	158827  
__________________
Kota is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2012, 05:05 PM   #5
Rivet Master

 
Currently Looking...
1995 36' Classic 36
Ludington , Michigan
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1,305
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dakota
What's wrong with this picture?
After looking at the upload the sign probably isn't readable. We stopped by the Gay Bar in Gay Michigan. Gay is the ore processing site on Lake Superior for ore from the Mohawk Copper mine.

Many years ago while I was attending MTU it was called the Gay Tavern. The ceiling and walls were full of weapons and artifacts from every war up to Vietnam. Along with several animal heads and pelts. They had a huge antique mahogany bar. More deer hunting was done on "Mahogany Ridge" than any other place in the UP.

The bar was sold and the building has been remodeled. The bar and antiques are gone along with the character. The new owners are playing on the "Gay Bar" theme. Not a bad place to stop for a $2 longneck and $5 burger.
__________________
Kota is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2012, 05:23 PM   #6
Rivet Master

 
Currently Looking...
1995 36' Classic 36
Ludington , Michigan
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1,305
We climbed Brockway mountain on our way out of Copper Harbor. The crows were having fun in the stiff breeze. I'm very pleased with performance of the Banks Power Pack! I wouldn't hesitate pointing this thing up any mountain pass.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2450739736.jpg
Views:	70
Size:	452.0 KB
ID:	158829   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3611574766.jpg
Views:	60
Size:	496.5 KB
ID:	158830  

Click image for larger version

Name:	image-266697891.jpg
Views:	61
Size:	627.7 KB
ID:	158831   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3733093555.jpg
Views:	70
Size:	391.5 KB
ID:	158832  

__________________
Kota is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2012, 05:52 PM   #7
Rivet Master

 
Currently Looking...
1995 36' Classic 36
Ludington , Michigan
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1,305
Dakota cooling off in Lake Superior
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3017474455.jpg
Views:	65
Size:	421.8 KB
ID:	158834   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1777512427.jpg
Views:	68
Size:	383.3 KB
ID:	158835  

Click image for larger version

Name:	image-129832901.jpg
Views:	61
Size:	536.6 KB
ID:	158836  
__________________
Kota is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2012, 07:47 PM   #8
Rivet Master
 
Lily&Me's Avatar

 
2006 22' Interstate
Normal , Illinois
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 13,563
Love it!

What a beautiful area, one of our favorites.

Travel safe,


Maggie
__________________
🏡 🚐 Cherish and appreciate those you love. This moment could be your last.🌹🐚❤️
Lily&Me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2012, 08:18 AM   #9
Rivet Master
 
1989 34.5' Airstream 345
Silverton , Colorado
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 2,101
We have driven up the North Shore to Thunder Bay...great trip, lots of nice parks and lighthouses...keep the pics and narrative coming...m
__________________
Michael & Tracy
1989 345 Motorhome
CHARTER MEMBERS: FOUR CORNERS UNIT, AND PROUD OF IT!!!
We live for the moment, 'cause when you get there, it's gone...
ScrapIrony-2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2012, 09:13 AM   #10
Rivet Master
 
Lily&Me's Avatar

 
2006 22' Interstate
Normal , Illinois
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 13,563
Quote:
Originally Posted by ScrapIrony-2 View Post
We have driven up the North Shore to Thunder Bay...great trip, lots of nice parks and lighthouses...keep the pics and narrative coming...m
And don't forget a left onto the Gunflint Trail at Grand Marais, which dead-ends at the BWCAW.

Nice campgrounds on lakes on either side of the Trail, and a wilderness campground overlooking the BWCAW.


Maggie
__________________
🏡 🚐 Cherish and appreciate those you love. This moment could be your last.🌹🐚❤️
Lily&Me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2012, 08:49 PM   #11
Rivet Master

 
Currently Looking...
1995 36' Classic 36
Ludington , Michigan
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1,305
We were blessed with this beautiful camp site that we stumbled across after a long day of beating into a strong gusty quartering headwind. We spent last night near Detroit Lake in northern MN. We are at the Snake Creek camp grounds where the Missouri River crosses 44 in SD.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3311846917.jpg
Views:	53
Size:	769.1 KB
ID:	158939   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3052939055.jpg
Views:	52
Size:	677.3 KB
ID:	158940  

Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1187052197.jpg
Views:	55
Size:	712.6 KB
ID:	158941  
__________________
Kota is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2012, 08:51 PM   #12
Rivet Master
 
crazeevw's Avatar

 
1989 34.5' Airstream 345
Saint Petersburg , Florida
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 1,687
Images: 28
Hi,
Just wondering, have you been keeping track of your mpg with your diesel on this trip? Be great to know.
Thanks, Derek
__________________
crazeevw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2012, 10:27 PM   #13
Rivet Master
 
SteSpot's Avatar
 
1968 28' Ambassador
1982 24' Airstream 240
Ventura , California
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1,641
Images: 17
Great photos...

Looks like you are having a great time....paula
__________________
Paula & Ed
Suite Spot
WBCCI # 8252 Air#13593
1968 28'Ambassador
2011 GMC Yukon Denali
1982 24'Motorhome (82Ste P)
SteSpot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-22-2012, 06:45 AM   #14
Rivet Master

 
Currently Looking...
1995 36' Classic 36
Ludington , Michigan
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1,305
Quote:
Originally Posted by crazeevw
Hi,
Just wondering, have you been keeping track of your mpg with your diesel on this trip? Be great to know.
Thanks, Derek
12.4 was the worst and 13.2 the best. We have been fighting those nasty quartering head winds all the way. I'll update my Banks installation in mech corner when we get home. Very happy with it so far.
__________________

__________________
Kota is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.