Fly the Lake Michigan shoreline with me in July!

I am sorry our LadiesLoveTaildraggers Texas fly-in had to be canned for weather but that doesn’t mean we can’t still do some fun flying together. Please join me, and EAA Chapter 1121, for a fantastic flight around Lake Michigan this July. We’ll fly the western route up the Wisconsin shoreline, rounding the top at St. Ignace/Mackinac Island and then flying southbound down the Michigan shoreline. We’ll spend 3 days on our adventure and overnight at Manitowoc, Wisconsin and St. Ignace, the upper peninsula of Michigan. I would LOVE for you to join our group. Fill out the Signup form below if you plan on joining us. Send email questions to LadyTaildraggers@gmail.com.

Itinerary for Flight Around Lake Michigan

Friday, July 10 – Sunday, July 12, 2015

Day 1.  Depart Indianapolis or meet us anywhere along our course

  • Meet at KMQJ for a 9 am briefing
  • Lunch Rochelle, IL (KRPJ) Restaurant on field
  • Overfly Holy Hill Monastery
  • Arrive (KMTW) Manitowoc, Wisconsin for first night. Best Western Lakefront/Manitowoc. Call to make your reservation @ 920-682-7000. You may cancel reservations up to the day of arrival. $129 nite for (2) doubles or (1) king.  7:00 a.m. Complimentary breakfast. 25 steps to Lake Michigan shoreline.
  • 3 to 6 pm Wisconsin Maritime Museum/next door to Best Western Lakefront. $10 pp group rate adults
  • 7:30 Walk to Dinner, Harborside Restaurant, .3 mile

Day 2 Depart Manitowoc, Wisconsin, KMTW

  • Refuel and depart for 83D, St. Ignace, Michigan flying up the Green Bay peninsula and shoreline to St. Ignace. This stretch is a fantastic flight with beautiful views and not to be missed!
  • Optional stop: P2P Washington, Island (2 very nice turf runways – I’ll be dropping in for sure!)
  • Arrive St. Ignace. Courtesy van to the Breakers Resort **Call to make your reservation @ 906-643-7733 before June 17**.  Ask for “Indy Flight Around Lake Michigan” group. 3 Day cancellation policy.  $119.95 nite courtside or $139.95 lakefront with balcony/free hot breakfast
  • Walk .6 mile south to Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry. $23 pp.  Departs every 30 minutes. Last ferry from island 9 pm
  • Late lunch or dinner on Mackinac Island or visit The Driftwood Restaurant & Sports Bar at St. Ignace (across from Shepler’s Ferry)
  • 10:00 pm Gather for Fireworks on the Bay, back lawn of Breakers Resort

Day 3 Flight home

  • Up early. Breakfast 7:00 a.m. This is a long day but oh so fun flying along the shoreline (if you’re heading back to Indy).
  • Lunch: KBEH, Benton Harbor, Southwest Michigan Regional Airport, Airport Restaurant. Open till 3:00 pm EDT.
  • Last leg to Indy, 139 n.m. direct to MQJ.

Everyone is welcome to join us; LLT members, couples, tailwheel, nosewheel, it’s all good on this circle Lake Michigan summer fly-out!

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Sand dunes on Lake Michigan from my Rans S7

Signup today! Make your motel reservations today!!

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