Day 9 – St. Ignace, MI to Cheboygan, MI – 36 miles

After a restful night of sleep, I pedaled down to St. Ignace and bought my tickets for a ferry boat ride to Mackinac Island.
The boat ride included a view under the Mackinac Bridge:

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After seeing the bridge, the boat took us out to Mackinac Island.  One of the best parts about the island – no cars!  Just bikes and horse-drawn carriages.

I took my bike to the bike shop to have them fix the broken spoke and straighten out the tire.  While the bike was at the shop, I ate at a pizza place and walked up to the fort on the island.

My bike was ready to go in an hour.  I then pedaled around for a little while to explore further.  This island is pretty cool.

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The coast of Mackinac Island

 

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Mackinac Bridge in the distance

 

After looking around the island, I headed back to the dock and took the ferry to Mackinaw City.  From there, I rode a bike trail to Cheboygan where I’m staying the night.

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Park next to Lake Huron

 

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Crushed limestone trail to Cheboygan