Monday, September 2, 2013

Pictured Rocks National Seashore, Munising, Michigan

 


The main reason we decided to come to Munising was to visit Pictured Rocks National Seashore. We at first thought about hiking the 9-mile loop, but although probably a great hike, it puts one atop the rocks, without much view. So instead we took a guided boat tour with Pictured Rocks cruises at $36/per person. 






As we cruised to the pictured rocks, we learned some interesting things about Lake Superior, such as:

  • Lake Superior is the largest of the great lakes and could contain all of the other great lakes, plus three more the size of Lake Erie.
  • The maximum depth of Lake Superior is 1,332 feet, averaging 483 feet.
     
  • The shoreline length is 1,836 miles, the drive from Duluth, MN to Miami, FL.
 

The ride was 2 hours 40 minutes with a friendly crew & captain, clean bathrooms and smooth sailing.  We took tons of cool pics, so enjoy!  :-)



This was a sand bar (nicknamed Sand Bar Island).......



 A water fall that usually is only running in the spring, but it's been a wet few weeks recently....
 

Just some random pictures.............
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Easy and affordable - no matter where you are! 

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