From Happy Trails

Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Tahquamenon Falls State Park in the Upper Peninsula is one of the most beautiful state parks in Michigan.  Unlike most of the other state parks, Tahquamenon Falls is not located on the shore of a Great Lake.  This makes it more like the state parks we have in Ohio.  We visited the park on our …

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St Ignace Historic Walking Tour

While we were visiting all the Mackinac stuff, we stayed at Straits State Park in St Ignace, Michigan.  Because of the proximity of the park to the town, we spent two days doing the Historic Walking Tour of St Ignace. The town of St Ignace only has 2,500 year-round residents, but the population swells in …

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Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse in Mackinaw City

Buying a membership into the Mackinac Association of Friends gave us admission into the six historic Mackinac parks.  Colonial Michilimackinac was the first we visited.  While we were at Colonial Michilimackinac, we realized that Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park was closed.  It would not reopen until 2023.  This was disappointing because we were planning on …

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