Over the week of Labor Day, I set out to the Upper Peninsula for the first time on an extended vacation to stay in Iron River and discover some of the waterfalls. I left Labor Day morning and returned Saturday evening and it was a pretty incredible trip.
It was an entire motel dedicated to Bigfoot called the Bigfoot Hideaway. The entire outside of the motel is painted to look like the woods, with multiple references to the mythical creature all over the building and grounds.
Of course, it's a joke that the 25 mile straight-as-an-arrow crossroad free highway known as the Sceney Stretch would need 6 new roundabouts. But post a satirical story on social media and some Yoopers won't get the joke.
Though these towns and industries were so vital in the foundation of Michigan, time isn’t always kind. Calumet, Michigan was once considered the epicenter of Michigan's mining industry, now this town is considered one of the poorest in America.