Monthly Archives: August 2014

August 31, 2014 – Alltech Brewery & Town Branch Distillery – Midway, KY

Overcast and rain this morning. With as our “guide”, we visited and toured Alltech’s Lexington (KY) Brewery and its new Town Branch Distillery, the first to be built in Lexington in 100 years. We were taken through the brewery operation … Continue reading

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August 30, 2014 – Wapakoneta OH to Richmond KY

When getting ready to leave our campground, we retracted our slides, one of which finally closed with an unusual and loud noise we’d not heard before. NOT GOOD! However, with no RV service companies in the area and as it … Continue reading

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August 29, 2014 – Leaving Michigan

We woke to a campground of strangers this morning. After juice, coffee, brushing our teeth and getting dressed, we began our routine preparations to get underway:  Outside chairs, tables and mats in – CHECK  Loose inside items stored … Continue reading

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August 28, 2014 – Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and Neil’s Dutch Village

As our friends began getting ready to leave for California, Oregon, Colorado, Pennsylvania and even the Detroit area, we bit them a fond adieu and headed out for the The Gerald Ford Presidential Museum is the only such facility under … Continue reading

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August 27, 2014 – Saugatuck and Douglas – Duck Boat –Holland Harbor Lighthouse – De Zwann Windmill – Farewell Dinner

Our last full day together, we decided to travel to the small tourist towns of Saugatuck and Douglas, best known for their picturesque harbors, quaint shops, art galleries, sidewalk eateries and beautiful parks. Saugatuck is also the “home port” for … Continue reading

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August 26, 2014 – Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

The Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, a 132 are botanical garden and outdoor sculpture park has been ranked as one of the top “30 Must-See Museums” in the world and one of the most-visited art museums worldwide. The Lena … Continue reading

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August 25, 2014 – Sliver Lake to Zealand … via General RV and Repair

We got up well before dawn and were underway for the 100 mile trip to General RV (which contends it is the largest family-owned RV dealer in the nation) in Wayland MI … requiring a trip through the heart of … Continue reading

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August 24, 2014 – Silver Lake Sand Dunes State Park, Michigan

This afternoon, we headed out on a dune ride at the Silver Lake State Park today with Mac Wood’s Dune Rides. The park is 1.5 miles wide and 3 miles long, and composed of mature forest land and over 2,000 … Continue reading

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August 23, 2014 – Pentwater Wooden Boat Show

We attended a wooden boat show in a small waterfront community 11 miles north of our campground in Silver Lake. Both the hand-built boats (some taking their owners 3-4 years to complete) and the production models were beautiful … and … Continue reading

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August 22, 2014 – Traverse City to Silver Lake – Sable Point Lighthouse – Gorgeous Sunset

Another short day on the road took us past another inland lighthouse, several old barns (Debbie can’t resist), apple orchards, a painter capturing the color of the orchards, a line of hot rods heading north, and, while we didn’t see … Continue reading

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