"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door" … "You step into the Road, and if you don't keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to."
~ Bilbo Baggins from The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkein

Sacred Sites

Stage I: Wilmette – Arcadia, MI
May 17 – May 24

Chicago

The Chicago Portage
Navy Pier   
Buckingham Fountain   
South Shore Cultural Center  

Indiana Dunes State & National Park         

Century of Progress homes 
Nature Center   

New Buffalo

RR Museum

St. Joseph

Lake Bluff Park
Krasl Art Center
Lighthouses
Sarett Nature Center

Saugatuck         

Chain ferry
Singapore Ghost town
Saugatuck Dunes State Park
Art walk in town

Holland

Windmill Island Municipal Park
Downtown – Nat. Register of Hist places
Centennial Park
Lighthouse
Holland St. Park   

Grand Haven

Paired Lighthouses
Boardwalk
Chinook Pier
Musical Fountain

PJ Hoffmaster State Park

Muskegon

Historic district (lumbering)
Muskegon Museum of Art
USS Silversides

Whitehall / Montague

Largest Weathervane
White River Light Station Museum  

Silver Lake State Park

Little Sable Pt. Lighthouse

Ludington

White Pine village
Historic Homes
Fr. Marquette Memorial

Manistee

Historic Downtown  
Orchard Beach St. Park 1871 Fire Marker  

Onekama

Artesian Well   

Inspiration Point         



Stage II: Acadia, MI – St. Ignace
May 25  – May 31

Frankfurt

Pt. Betsie Lighthouse  

Sleeping Bear Dunes N. P.

Visitor Center
Pierce Stocking Loop  
Glen Haven Historic Village
Maritime Mus. & overlook
Good Harbor Beach        

Leland

Fishtown Shanties
History Museum  

Sutton’s Bay        

Inland Seas Ed. Center
Wineries

Traverse City

Historical District
Dennos Museum Center
Acme Music House

Antrim Creek Natural Area

Charlevoix

Great Lakes Fisheries Station
Lighthouse
Walking tours
Memorial bridge
Historical society – Harsha House
Hobbit houses

Petosky

Little Traverse Bay Hist. Mus.
Clock Tower

Bay View

Historic Methodist Camp

Harbor Springs

Blackbird Museum (Ottawa Indians)
Shay Hexagon House

Tunnel of Trees

Mackinaw City

Colonial Fort Michilimackinac
Historical pathways walking tour
Mackinac Bridge Museum

Mackinaw Island

Visitor Center
Ft. Mackinac
Agency House
Grand Hotel

St. Ignace (rest day)

Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Fr. Marquette Memorial
Ft. de Buade Museum


Stage III: St. Ignace – Green Bay
June 1  - June 7

Brevort

Trinity Lutheran Church
Cut River Bridge

Epoufette

Scenic Overlook
Pasties & Smoked fish (YUM)

Naubinway

Northern Point of Lake marker
Seul Choix Pt. Light House

Manistique

Water tower
Nature trail along lake
Siphone bridge
Museum
Kilns - White Marble Lime

Nama

Historic District
General store, Museum

Fayette St. Historic Park

Stonington Peninsula & lighthouse

Escanaba

Sand Point Lighthouse & Museum
Ludington Park

J. W. Wells State Park

W Shore Fishing Museum

Marinette

Riverside Ave. Mansions
Logging Museum
Menominee Historic District

Peshtigo

Fire Museum

Oconto

Historic District
Breakwater park & Harbor
Cooper Culture Historic Park
Oneida Indian Museum

Green Bay (rest day)

Fox River trail
Northern voyageurs statues
Neville Museum
Heritage Hill St. Historic Park
Astor Historic District
Packer Hall of Fame


Stage IV: Green Bay – Door County - Wilmette
June 8  - June 15

Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary

Nicolet Landing & Red Banks historical markers

Dyckesvile & Namur Settlements

Robert LaSalle Park

Potowatomi State Park

Sturgeon Bay

Door Co Maritime Museum
Ship Yards
Shipping Canal

Fish Creek

Edgewood Orchard Galleries
Peninsula State Park w tower

Washington Island

Stavkirke
Jackson Harbor Maritime Museum
Icelandic Settlement

Cave Point Co Park (Niagara Escarpment)

Cana Island Lighthouse

Bailey’s Harbor Sanctuary

Whitefish Dunes St. Park

Algoma

Hotel Stebbins
Van Stiehl Winery & Brew Pub
Public Murals
Bear Cat smoked fish

Kewanee

Tug Ludington

Two Rivers

Rogers Street Fishing Village
Hamilton Wood Type Museum
Ed Berner’s Ice Cream Museum

Manitowoc

Maritime Museum, WWII Submarine
Badger car Ferry
Rahr-West Art Museum
West of the Lakes Garden

Sheboygan

Mong Memorial
Lake Front
Sheboygan Indian Mound Park

Cedar Grove (Oostburg)

Port Washington

Harbor
Dodge House “Pebble House”
Lighthouses

Lion’s Den Gorge Nat. Area

Schlitz Audubon Center

Milwaukee

Northpoint Lighthouse
Art Museum
Historic 3rd Ward
Walker’s Point Historic District
Gropi Market

Racine

Wind Point Light House
Historic Residential & Business District
SC Johnson campus

Kenosha

WPA Beach houses
Library Park

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