Marquette and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore near Munising, Michigan

Presque Isle Park, Marquette Presque Isle Park is a beautiful park on the Lake Superior shoreline with forested trails for hiking, pebble beaches, and rocky cliffs.  You can drive a road through the perimeter of the park, but it’s closed at certain times (for pedestrians), so check ahead before visiting.  There’s a breakwall that the … Read more

Magical Dining Month – Hemingway’s in the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel, Orlando, Florida

On Sunday, three of us dined at Hemingway’s in the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel in Orlando near Lake Buena Vista, or the Downtown Disney area. We live in Brevard County so took the 528 Beachline Expressway west to Orlando until it merged into I-4, then headed W (towards Tampa) on I-4 for a bit … Read more

Magical Dining Month – Cala Bella in the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel, Orlando, Florida

If you live near Orlando, Florida, or are planning a visit anytime in the month of September, there’s a great deal going on for foodies called Magical Dining Month. Late August through September is the slowest season here, because kids go back to school, and visitors dwindle. To drum up some business, several high-end restaurants … Read more