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Michigan's Upper Peninsula In Fall

The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is one of THE places to see and photograph fall foliage.  I had the opportunity to visit the Upper Peninsula during fall about eight or nine years ago, but haven't been back since.  This is the year of my return!  In fact, by the time this is posted I may well be on my way back home. 

Timing is always somewhat hit or miss (like the time I showed up for spring wildflowers at Great Smoky Mountains National Park a few years ago when we had a very warm and early spring, only to be told that the wildflowers were gone, having bloomed three weeks earlier than usual). I am hoping that we will have arrived there in time for some great color.

In the meantime, I have posted some of my photographs from that trip I took eight or nine years ago.

I will let you know how the conditions were upon my return.

Addenda: I wrote the post above before actually taking my trip.  Unfortunately, I had to cancel the fall visit to Michigan.....but why not show the Upper Peninsula images anyway?  I am looking forward to rescheduling this adventure next year!

Fall colors at Council Lake in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Lake Superior shoreline at sunset in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

An autumn leaf at AuTrain Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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