Need some lodging info around the top and east side of Lake Superior

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  1. BMWRich

    BMWRich Sout'side Scooter Jock

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    With this warmer than normal weather predicted,I'm gonna do a quickie 4 day trip around Superior this coming week and weekend to see the colors. Decided to leave the tent home for this one.
    Coming up through Wisconsin/Duluth area.
    Any info about lodging along the way "west to east" along the top,east side and then down through the Sault Saint area?
    Thanks much!
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  2. klondike1

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    All the small towns ( Wawa, White river, Marathon) have at least one motel that at this time of year i highly doubt will be full. Tons of places to camp right now and it has been great weather this fall as well.
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  3. PFD023

    PFD023 Been here awhile

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    Camping...Neys Provincial Park west of Marathon. http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/neys/camping
    Agawa Bay in Lake Superior Provincal Park south of Wawa. https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/lakesuperior/camping
    If you luck out you just might get (highly doubtful on weekend) one of the prisitine campgrounds on the beach. You might be able to rent a "roofed accomodation" in the parks as well. Check to see if either of these offer them.

    Wawa has quite a few hotels to choose from so does Terrace Bay. Tripadvisor will have reviews. I've never stayed in either town.....that I can remember.

    From Wawa south to SSM there is practically nothing for food or booze. Plan accordingly. You don't want to find yourself sitting on Lake Superior watching the sunset without something substantial in your hand.

    Have a safe ride.
    I might even be in Agawa Bay Wednesday night myself.
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  4. BMWRich

    BMWRich Sout'side Scooter Jock

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    Hey thanks.
    Like mentioned earlier,I'm leaving the tent at home this time.
    Thought I'd treat myself to "indoor accommodations" in case it rains too much.
    Won't be up that way till Friday,leaving Thursday from Chicago area.
    I might be a bit early but hoping to see some decent colors....
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  5. Retired and lovin it

    Retired and lovin it Been here awhile

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    We are experiencing unusually warm and dry weather supposed to be 91 this Friday. You should be able to leave rain gear in your pannier. I myself am leaving for Sleeping Bear area to camp and ride two days.
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  6. BMWRich

    BMWRich Sout'side Scooter Jock

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    Nice area.
    Will hit the Tunnel of Trees first then "Sleepy Bear" on Sunday as I head southbound back home.
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  7. PFD023

    PFD023 Been here awhile

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    Tunnel of trees is fantastic....unless you get stuck behind Sunday drivers
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  8. MacNoob

    MacNoob piney fresh

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    Stayed recently at White Fang outside Wawa and ate breakfast at the Embassy restaurant in town - both recommended. Caution at Embassy - they will ask if you want this-and-that with your breakfast without telling you there's a little upcharge for each "yes".
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  9. BMWRich

    BMWRich Sout'side Scooter Jock

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    Leaving in the morning.....bringing some warm weather "North" with me.
    Don't blame me if it rains....!:kat
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  10. BMWRich

    BMWRich Sout'side Scooter Jock

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    Yep rain came with.....in White River tonight,hopefully leaving behind the rain and clearer sky's tomorrow heading to the Mack.
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  11. kaptainkatsu

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    I was just in that area and the colors are turning and it is absolutely beautiful. If you venture off on to the forest roads, be sure to have decent tires, its a little mushy and you'll want to have good offroad traction
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  12. BMWRich

    BMWRich Sout'side Scooter Jock

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    Yep,thanks.
    Left last Thursday.....Circle complete and back home last night, 1700+ miles total.
    Lots'a gold n yellow....very very few red/oranges...of course the pines never change.
    The lower areas on the west and east ends of the lake had good color but still a bit too early.
    Here in the central Midwest under drought conditions,colors are pretty good,the northern areas still green from all the rain.
    Did some gravel after Thunderbay in the rain,ground was tight,puddles but all good.
    Lots'a deer and grouse.
    Came back through Mackinaw,hit Tunnel of Trees,Sleepy Bear and M22 top to bottom.
    Colors sporadic,....still a bit early.
    Unbelievable "hot weather" this late in the year....and bizzy bizzy bizzy. Bruther Bikers everywhere.
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