Lake Michigan Backroads: Your Guide to Wild and Scenic Adventures in Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana (Backroads of ...)

Lake Michigan Backroads: Your Guide to Wild and Scenic Adventures in Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana (Backroads of ...)

Robert W. Domm


Here are 19 backroads drives round Lake Michigan, exhibiting you the grand lake as by no means sooner than during this richly illustrated exploration of the nice Lake’s background, tradition, ecology, and average good looks. the large blue inland sea--the basically nice Lake completely inside U.S. borders--appears right here in all its ordinary variety. those day journeys take you to the traditional forests and mammoth sand dunes of Michigan and Wisconsin and on attractive backroads in Illinois and Indiana. Lake Michigan Backroads conducts readers during the lake’s assorted landscapes and seasons, pausing at renowned and little-known locations for a glance into existence at the lake then and now.

Here are the shining blue waters plied through the Chippewa and Menominee, via the Jesuits and the voyageurs, and via numerous immigrants looking a brand new existence. And the following, in incredible images and ancient pictures, in anecdotes and considerate textual content, are their tales, inextricable from the tale of the nice Lake itself. Lake Michigan Backroads speaks eloquently of exceptional common assets and nice promise, of immigration and exchange, of devastating storms and human calamity, and of the folk and their love of the lake. And their tale performs out opposed to Robert Domm’s beautiful pictures, which evoke the lake’s greatness via its days of calm and of stormy fury, the play of solar on its floor and the sweep of its shore in either autumn finery and the stressed ice of winter.

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