Lake Superior excursion

June 11

Leave in the afternoon when Ben gets home from the bus. Drive to Sault Ste. Marie, it will be a long drive, but is only one of two long drives.

This is an excellent site to use for Sault Ste. Marie

Askwith’s Lockview Motel 
327 W. Portage Ave. 
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 


June 12

Enjoy the delightful Soo Locks, and then drive onward to Rossport, Ontario. This is the second long drive of the trip, through mostly deep woods.

Ned and Shelagh Basher
Box 3
Rossport, Ontario
Canada POT 2R0
toll free 1-877-824-4032
June 13

This is the start of our slow trip across the beautiful northern shores of Lake Superior.

Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel & Suites
17 North Cumberland Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7A 4K8
June 14

Arrive in Grand Marais, Minnesota.

They have a great website here:

Aspen Lodge 
East U.S. Hwy. 61 
PO Box 667 
Grand Marais, MN 55604-0667 
(800) 247-6020 ~ (218) 387-2500 
FAX (218) 387-2647 
June 15

Spend the whole day in Grand Marais, stay in the Aspen Lodge again.

June 16

Moderate drive through Duluth through to Ashland, Wisconsin


2200 Lake Shore Dr. W, US Hwy 2 West 
Ashland, WI 54806-1023 
June 17

Right outside Marquette, Michigan. We will be enjoying the yooper lifestyle at this point.

2050 U.S. 41 South 
Marquette, Michigan 
(800) 435-2502 
Fax (906) 228-7342 
(906) 225-1305 
June 18

Leisurely drive on the way for home, we hope to enjoy the painted rock national park.

Stay somewhere in northern Michigan, depending on how far we get on the drive home. (Point North hotel?)

June 19

Finish driving home.