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Wisconsin car camping, point beach state park in the spring, wisconsin lighthouse

POINT BEACH STATE PARK, WI

A March weekend in the upper 70s in the Midwest is a true rarity, and Molly and I were not about to squander it.  Bonus:  It was St. Patrick’s day weekend and we really needed an excuse to escape the craziness that descends on Chicago each year. Car camping sounded like a great idea and […]

Michigan kayak camping, Lake Superior kayak camping, kayak in the rain, Michigan in the spring, grand island

Pictured Rocks National Shoreline, MI

Our first backpacking trip! We headed to the UP for a 4 day adventure of camping and kayaking.  Munising, MI was a great basecamp with hotels, kayak rentals, and a knowledgeable ranger station.  After this trip, we knew we were hooked on backpacking; and most importantly, that we could rough it…together. Our ambitious plans to […]