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Lake Michigan Lighthouse Loop: Day 3 — August 18, 2014

Grand Rapids, Mich. to Traverse City, Mich.

I Climbed Big Sable Point Lighthouse sticker.

Sticker recognizing us for making the 130-step climb up the lighthouse.

I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned it before, but we are early risers — often, super-early risers. It’s not that we plan to get up early; heck, we don’t even set the alarm, but we always seem to wake up at the crack of dawn (or before) raring to go. Thankfully, most places we stay have early breakfast hours, so we don’t have to wait too long to grab a bite before hitting the road. This day was no different, and the continental breakfast at the CityFlats was quite enjoyable.

Once fed, we grabbed our bags, stowed them on the bike and pulled out of the parking garage into sunlight. We had three lighthouses and lots of dunes to see, and we were ready to get started. Continue reading