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    Posted April 17, 2015 by
    Wausau, Wisconsin
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    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     WausauFamily takes you on a journey across Michigan's scenic landscape.

    The first photo in this set was featured as CNN's Travel Photo of the Day on June 11, 2015.
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer

    For the last twenty years our family visits the Upper Peninsula of Michigan for vacation. We spend time on Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, and Lake Superior.


    Photos 1 & 2 taken along Lake Michigan.
    Photos 3 & 4 taken along Lake Huron, outside Detour village.
    Photos 5 & 6 taken in Sault Ste. Marie along on lake Superior. The International Bridge spanning the St. Marys River between the United States and Canada.
    Photo 7 was taken on a ferry ride to Mackinac Island.
    Photo 8 is the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. The hotel’s front has the world’s largest porch. No motorized vehicles are allowed on Michigan’s Mackinac Island. Horse and carriage or bicycles provides the only transportation.
    Photo 9 is a walk along lake Huron at sunset.
    Photo 10 is the Mackinac Bridge, total length 26,372 Ft (5 miles). Total length of wire in main cable is 42,000 miles!

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