Summer Adventures with Patronus and Bruce

After a couple weeks straight of hot, muggy weather which was definitely nowhere near ideal for going on fun adventures with a dog, Patronus and I were both eager to get back outside and do something fun.  We finally had a weekend with beautiful weather, so we decided to take advantage of it by inviting our friends Erin and Bruce out for a day of hiking and lake swimming!

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Zoo-De-Mack Weekend

TL;DR Version:  We biked 51 miles in the cold and rain!

Last Friday, my friend Erin and I packed up the car and headed up to Mackinaw City for the 29th Annual Zoo-De-Mackinac weekend while the guys enjoyed the houses to themselves for the weekend.  The highlight of the event is a scenic 51 mile bike ride through the northern part of Michigan’s lower peninsula.  This was my first ever bike trip, and I haven’t been to Mackinaw since I was a little kid, so I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect.

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