Let the parade of Ships begin! Aune-Osborn Campground is the best place in Michigan that we have found to watch the ships on the Great Lakes go by. It is amazing how close you are to the ships as they pass by you on their way to and from the locks just up the river. It has been quite some time since we were last up here. We have been recommending this place to anyone we know going to the U.P. but had forgotten ourselves just how incredible the place is. Just …

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I heard an ad on the radio for the Armada Fair and thought how nice it would be to take my parents. The Budweiser Horses were going to be there as well as Tractor Pulls. My wife and mother would love both of these events. My father actually grew up in Armada so I thought he would enjoy reminiscing. To sweeten the weekend, I went ahead and booked a couple of sites at the Algonac State Park. We all enjoy watching the ships as they pass along the river next …

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Campers are typically very friendly, polite and love to help out. These are the kind of people you love to have around you as you camp. In fact this is very characteristic of most campers anywhere we have been. This fact was exceptionally true on our current trip to the Algonac State Park.    The purpose of this trip was to observe the passing Lake Freighters on the St. Clair River. We had done this for the first time last year and we couldn’t wait to come back again. The weather …

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We are now camping at Aune-Osborn Campground in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Upon our arrival, Laura at the park office checked us in. She informed Terri and I of all the park amenities.  Laura went on to say that unlike most other places, this park offered a Men-Only laundry room. The sites here are electric and water only. You do get a picnic table and free Wi-Fi. There is not much for shade. There are really no activities for kids. What there is, you will have a hard time finding anywhere …

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