Ewwwww! Wisconsin was heading for 5 or 6 days of hot hot hot weather. Winds were coming up out of the South and the weather forecast didn't look very nice. Dry and hot.
We figured that we would do what we've always done. Head out to the Great Lakes to get cool. Either along the shore of Lake Michigan or head up to the shore of Lake Superior along the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
We tossed five or six days worth of groceries and clothes into the motorhome, grabbed up little Binney, watered all the flowers and tomatoes and set the security cameras. We also turned off our water main, ice maker, and water heater while we are gone.
I had a place in mind, and since it was only Tuesday, I was hoping we could get a site. It is the Lake Superior State Forest Campground on the shore of Lake Superior. It is rustic camping without hookups. There are only about 25 sites and it is "first come first serve". It is located about halfway between Grand Marais and Whitefish Bay. It is about 200 miles away, so we needed to get a move on and head north. This is where we set our sights...
(top campground on this map below)
As we drove north, it was getting close to lunch time. We were just past Manistique, Michigan on US 2, along the shorelines of Lake Michigan. There is a beautiful pull-off beachside park. We decided to stop here and make a little lunch.
The winds were pretty calm and the temperatures were rising. We found a nice spot to park right next to some picnic tables to enjoy our sandwiches.