Michigan's Upper Peninsula: Great Destinations

Michigan's Upper Peninsula: Great Destinations

by Amy Westervelt



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781581570816
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 06/01/2008
Series: Great Destinations Series
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Amy Westervelt always spent summers vacationing in the Upper Peninsula, until she moved to Michigan permanently and could enjoy its other seasons as well. She is the author of Explorer's Guide Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Backroads & Byways of Minnesota, as well several other guides and many articles. Westervelt now lives in Ann Arbor, MI.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     9
Introduction     10
The Way This Book Works     11
History: Tribes, Timber, Mines, and Ghost Towns     13
Transportation: Waterways, Freeways, and the Mighty Mack     21
Lake Michigan: Southern Hospitality-Ski Resorts, Beaches, Waterfalls, Landlocked Lakes, and Intriguing Ghost Towns     25
Lake Superior: Northern Exposure-Mountains, Moose, Woods, and Pictured Rocks     77
Eastern Lake Superior and Whitefish Bay: Water, Water Everywhere-Waterfalls, World-Class Trout Fishing, Shipwrecks, and the Soo Locks     153
Lake Huron and the Straits of Mackinac: Islands of the East-Beaches, Boats, and Bike Rides     187
Information: Nuts & Bolts     235
General Index     245
Dining by Price     255
Dining by Cuisine     257
Michigan's Upper Peninsula Overview     6
Michigan's Upper Peninsula Access     23
Lake Michigan Region     26
Lake Superior Region     78
Marquette, Michigan     79
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore     80
Eastern Lake Superior & Whitefish Bay     154
Lake Huron & the Straits of Mackinac     188

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