Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Days 356 - 357    Leland Township Marina
Leland, MI       
Tuesday, August 16 - Wednesday August 17, 2011

 Leland Marina office

Docked at Leland Marina

Waterfall at Leland River Dam

 Lunch at the Cove Restaurant by the waterfall

 Reflections is one of our favorite shops

 Historic fishing boat at Leland "Fish Town"

Part of historic "Fish Town"

Again Lake Michigan was like glass for our 4 hour run to Leland.  We arrived before noon and walked to The Cove Restaurant in “Fish Town” for lunch.  “Fish Town” is a National Landmark District.  It is home to an authentic Great Lakes fishing tug.  Ancient ice and fish shanties now house an operating fish house and specialty shops.  The 2 of us have been here several times, and it is one of our favorite stops on Lake Michigan.   The looper train had dinner at the Bluebird Restaurant which is located in a beautiful setting with gardens overlooking the small Leland River that feeds into Lake Michigan.
On Wednesday we checked the weather and decided to pass on the predicted 2 to 4 foot waves.  We did some laundry, ate breakfast with Jeff and Linda at the Early Bird restaurant, and bought some groceries.   The 2 of us enjoyed shrimp cocktail and brie with mushrooms for appetizers before our meatloaf dinner on Dream Catcher.            

Total miles:  36     Total bridges:  1       Total locks:  0

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