Weekend Getaway: Lake Huron, MI

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Over the weekend I went to Lake Huron on the Eastern coast of Michigan with my boyfriend’s family. We went for his stepdad’s family reunion at the family cabin. I had never been to Michigan before, and was really excited to be somewhere I had never been before. The 10 hour drive there was tough, but it was so worth it once I saw the bright blue water.

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The family owns a small boat and a jet ski, neither of which I had been on before! The jet ski was scary, but I understand why people love it. The boat was AMAZING. The step dad has been driving boats for over 40 years, so I trusted he knew what I was doing and I could lay back and relax. We drove miles up the coast, then parked a mile off coast to jump into the water.

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One of my favorite aspects about Lake Huron, was that it is on the Western edge of the Eastern time zone. The sun didn’t set until 9:30 at night. Considering all the activities at the lake require sunlight, this was really great. There was plenty of time to lay in the sun, ride on the boat an play volleyball.

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Hopefully I will be able to go back next year!

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