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I have to say, to anyone that is on the fence to make this trip, don't hesitate.  The sites are breathtaking.  I would have never thought that Michigan was so beautiful.

  • Sunday we visited Sleeping Bear Dunes and climbed a huge dune then toured the park.
  • Monday we went down to watch the Badger Ferry come into Port...You have to see this thing turn around on a dime.
  • Today we Tubed down a lazy river that emptied into Lake Michigan and some beautiful sandy beaches.
  • Tomorrow we are heading to Silver Lake Dunes to take a dune tour


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X2 BBB it's a great area, I'm leaving Monday to play golf. It's bit cooler in the area.
 

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BigBlockBirch said:
I have to say, to anyone that is on the fence to make this trip, don't hesitate.  The sites are breathtaking.  I would have never thought that Michigan was so beautiful.

Glad you are having a great time BBB!!  :welcome: to Michigan!!! 
Will you still be in the area on Sunday?
 

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Having a great time.  Wish I would have planned it a week later so I could share some time with you guys.

Saw a couple Avy's over the last couple days.  A Black one lifted about 4" in Silver Lake State Park.  No club markings or Ambers being that it was parked.

Went to Pentwater today with the family and ended up at a winery.  Good stuff.

Just got in from the campfire.  You guys have some persistent mosquitos.  :eek:  :needhug:

Have a great time everyone.  Hopefully it will cool down a little.

Sorry, pulling out early on Saturday.  Tomorrow is Tubing in the morning and then prep for leaving.
 

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If you want to stop for lunch saturday near my area let me know.
 

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If you want to stop for lunch saturday near my area let me know.

I will keep that in mind but I think the Duramax fwill be on a "bee" line for home.  You're close to Detroit, correct?
 

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BigBlockBirch said:
I will keep that in mind but I think the Duramax fwill be on a "bee" line for home.  You're close to Detroit, correct?

I'm a bit north of Detroit, but I will head south. AnnArbor or Toledo or anywhere in the area I have to see the the great White Denali. You have my phone number.

BigC sorry for  :jacked:
 

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BigBlockBirch said:
I have to say, to anyone that is on the fence to make this trip, don't hesitate.  The sites are breathtaking.  I would have never thought that Michigan was so beautiful.

  • Sunday we visited Sleeping Bear Dunes and climbed a huge dune then toured the park.
  • Monday we went down to watch the Badger Ferry come into Port...You have to see this thing turn around on a dime.
  • Today we Tubed down a lazy river that emptied into Lake Michigan and some beautiful sandy beaches.
  • Tomorrow we are heading to Silver Lake Dunes to take a dune tour

Why is it I am always in Pitts and you are now in Michigan (or were) and we STILL haven't seen each other in ages??  (n)
 

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Shels Land said:
Why is it I am always in Pitts and you are now in Michigan (or were) and we STILL haven't seen each other in ages??  (n)

Shell,
I was telling MzBBB the same thing on the way home yesterday.  We have been so crazy this summer.  I can't believe that we are one week off from the Nationals.  But...would you guys let me pull in without my Big Block?  :cry:

I can't wait to see pics of this week.  We had a blast and will be back in the area again.

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Getting close Waz and I are about 5 miles south of Sturgis, staying here till Wednesday morning.
 

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What time are people rolling in on Weds?  We should be in town around 11am, or noon.  Thinking of visit a few lighthouses and marinas on the shores of Lake MI.  Look forward to seeing/meeting everyone.
 

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I won't be there till about 5 or 6 in the evening.
 

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I'll probably be there around 12 I'm not sure what I'll do till check in time around 4 at the camp sight. What's the best way to contact very one I'm coming from Canada so it will be to expensive to use my phone and Internet there.
 

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We are heading out first thing in the morning.We are going to drive a little over half way tomorrow somewhere around or close to Louisville I hope and then drive on in Wed. afternoon.See ya'all real soon!! chevy
 

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Thule box put on my AV rack tonight!  ATV gear staged in the garage.  I'm excited to my road trip over to MI.  I hope to be at Double JJs around noon.  Look for the White AV with the Blue Polaris Scrambler in the bed. 
 

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I'll probably be there around 12 I'm not sure what I'll do till check in time around 4 at the camp sight. What's the best way to contact very one I'm coming from Canada so it will be to expensive to use my phone and Internet there.

Well I don't think you will have a problem. >:D
 

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Howdy Everyone!!!! (That's cowboy talk for HI  :wave: )

Sorry I haven't been on in a few days, we have been having a blast here at Double Jj!!  We arrived on Sunday Afternoon and things are going GREAT!!!
When everyone checks in at the front desk you will be directed to go to my cabin to get your welcome bag. 

No one should have a problem checking in before 4pm.  We checked in at 1pm and they had our cabin ready.  The RV park is not that busy either.  Plenty of camp spots available.

I will try to check in once a day and start loading pictures on here that I have taken so far!!

Oh yeah, and we already have 5 Avalanches here!!!!  :woohoo:
 

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we are in the back fourty family cabin #9
We will be sticking around close to the cabin tomorrow waiting for everyone to come in.
weather has been PERFECT!!!!!!!!
cant wait to see everyone!!!!!  :love:
 
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