Thursday

Lake Superior - Harmony Beach, Superb scenery

Harmony Beach is a relatively small Hamlet located on Lake Superior some 25 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. A camping Resort with bar & restaurant is the only business location.  

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A very central location to view and travel to the many scenic loations in the area. Most are accessed via short auto rides and/or walking. Hiking is available in many areas which includes the Robertson Cliffs.
  

Lake Superior - Harmony Beach, The Beach

Harmony Beach is a relatively small Hamlet located on Lake Superior some 25 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. A camping Resort with bar & restaurant is the only business location.  

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Although the beach waters of Lake Superior may seem cool to many the waters reach 70-80F during many occasions during the summer months and it is quite well attended.
  

Lake Superior - Harmony Beach, Sunsets

Harmony Beach is a relatively small Hamlet located on Lake Superior some 25 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. A camping Resort with bar & restaurant is the only business location.  

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One of the highlights is the excellent summer sunsets with Lake Superior as it's background. Each night portrays a different view with many color highlights.
  

Tuesday

Robertson Cliff Trails - Scenic Falls


The Robertson Cliffs have excellent trails, yet for a unique experience, visit the Falls on the opposite side of the trail head. Unmarked trail on the north side but you should be able to hear the falls. Near Harmony Beach. 

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A very difficult hike across from the trail head where one has to decend a 250 foot drop to the Robertson river. It is not just the drop as it is quite a steep incline. Once there the beauty of the falls and surrounding sights make up for that descent, however, one must get back up the gorge.
  

Saturday

Lake Superior Provincial Park

Lake Superior Provincial Park is 1600 sq. km. (618 sq. mi.) of northern Ontario wilderness along the shore of Lake Superior - the largest lake in the world. The park is a diverse landscape of forested hills, clear lakes, streams and rivers, and a Lake Superior shoreline with features ranging from the 200m (650 ft) cliffs of Old Woman Bay to the 3 km (2 mile) long beach at Agawa Bay. 

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One of the Park`s greatest qualities is it`s peacefulness as human habitation is kept at a minimum and nature rules the land. Many trails departing from highway 17 allow for further exploration to wilderness areas that bring hidden treasures of peace for your body and soul.
  

Wednesday

Lake Superior - Katherine Cove

Katherine Cove is one of many Ontario Provincial Park sites along the Eastern shores of Lake Superior, just north of Sault Ste Marie. Being so scenic, many travellers stop to view and touch the cold waters of Lake Superior. 


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An excellent spot to take a short walk on the beach as well viewing Lake Superior. Actually it is quite difficult when driving not to stop for a "touch" and "feel", as this site has easy roadside access and such scenic qualities.
  

Wawa - Ontario

Wawa, Ontario is in the far reaches of Northern Ontario. It is home to one of Canada`s most distinctive roadside stops, where a proud Canada Goose is displayed alongside carvings of the Gitchee Gommi totem poles. 


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With a very sparse population this stop provides a restpoint to view and observe how early life was lived in a remote area.  With Lake Superior nearby there many exceptional scenic qualities.
  

Friday

Fall Foliage - Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Fall in the Sault Ste Marie area is one of spectacular colors. Leaves begin to change colors mid September.  The Agawa train that leaves the Soo travels daily through the hardwood forests to entertain customers from all locations in the world. 


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Almost yearly a mini vacation is taken to experience one of nature`s wonderful gifts.  With Lake Superior nearby this area has an abundance of exceptional scenic qualities.
  

Thursday

Lake Superior - Montreal River Descent

The descent while driving Hwy 19 near Montreal River is one great scene. Rarely while driving does the scenery continue to be awesome for over two minutes

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Not only is this one of my favorite drives, it is an area where I have been fortunate to return to often. It actually took a while to share as one sometimes has a feeling of keeping the best as private memories but this scenery really does need to be shared.

Ream Wilson Bicycle Trail - Safety Harbor, FL

Man constructed trail in the midst of major city developments shows that it is not necessary to leave things the way they were. Trail was built linking extensive park systems in the area making it quite enjoyable to use.


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   Fortunately I still like to use a bicycle to visit and explore new areas. This trail was one where the length is not too long, yet provided scenic stops where one could rest those weary bones.  Actually it has been taken many times from Clearwater to Safety Harbour and back with most often a lunch break at one of the many eating establishments.