Category Archives: Michigan Traveler

Memorial Day in Chicago, IL – May 2018

The Great Lakes Naval Station, north of Chicago, IL is the only place the Navy trains its recruits. I always thought this might be a good place to stay and we were fortunate enough to get a reservation over Memorial … Continue reading

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Submarines in Lake Michigan, May 2018

From St. Louis we journeyed north, stopping to see our nephew, Steve Smith and his wife, Brooke, in Champaign, IL. Brooke is working on her PhD in Veterinary Medicine and Steve is in sales in the plastics industry. Steve has … Continue reading

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St. Louis – Gateway to the West – May 2018

We arrived at the Family Camp (FAMCAMP) at Scott Air Force Base on Thursday, May 10th. The FAMCAMP is a small set up, but very pleasant. It’s right on the edge of a grassy field with a couple of nearby … Continue reading

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Nashville and the Grand Ole Opry – May 2018

When you are visiting Nashville it is almost a responsibility to visit the Grand Ole Opry. The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country-music stage concert which was founded on November 28, 1925, by George D. Hay as a one-hour … Continue reading

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The Hermitage – The Home of Andrew Jackson – May 2018

Many of us know of Andrew Jackson as a hero of the War of 1812 with his heroic defense of New Orleans. Some of us know him as the seventh President of the United States.  Fewer of us know of … Continue reading

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Hiking and White Water Rafting in the Smokey Mountains – May 2018

As we planned our route for leaving North Carolina we decided that we would stop and see some sights in Nashville. However, it was too far to drive in one day so we opted to stop for a couple of … Continue reading

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Camp Hosting in North Carolina – April 2018

As we returned to the Falls Lake State Recreation Area, we realized that this would be our fifth season serving as Camp Hosts in the Holly Point Campground. Our duties in the campground are very simple – clean our assigned … Continue reading

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