Great Lakes Adventure part 2: Lake Superior

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Lake Superior ended up being our favorite all-around lake! It was absolutely beautiful, so peaceful, awe-inspiring… words do not do it justice.

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

First we crossed from Michigan’s lower peninsula to the upper peninsula, on the famous Mackinac Bridge!

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Then we stopped at the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, to watch the boats go through the locks. Soon after that, we crossed the border into Canada!

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

This was my favorite campsite, by a long shot. We were surrounded by trees on 3 sides, with the beach on our 4th side. I fell asleep to the sound of waves crashing on the shore. 

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Lake Superior!

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

They loved playing in the rocks and collecting their favorites!

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

The stones were a colorful display of hues!

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

We went hiking on some crazy terrain!

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Big rocks, big cliffs, no railings!

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Climbing out on this VERY dangerous ledge to see some Native American cliff paintings.

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Connor and the cliff paintings! It was super cool!

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Byron and Lia climbing out to see the paintings.

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Sitting down for a rest on the climb back up.

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Swimming in Lake Superior — it wasn’t NEARLY as cold as I had anticipated!

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

We went down the road to a sandier beach for our swim time.

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Burying mom in the sand.

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

They love climbing out on the rocks!

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

We had fun exploring the tide pools and rock formations.

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Sophie and I on the beach. I love her smile!

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

We went back to the beach again after dinner. Byron and the kids “skipped rocks”, while I read a book.

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

…until this guy came to give me presents!  

Our Cozy Den's Great Lakes Adventure! ~ All 5 Great Lakes in 10 Days!!

Stay tuned for the rest of the trip! We still have Huron, Ontario, and Erie to go! If you missed my last post about Lake Michigan, read it here!

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