Da Yoopers Tourist Trap
Da Yoopers Tourist Trap in Ishpeming, Michigan. My photography travels are experiences. Exploration and if you can grab a few laughs along the way … memories are made. Nobody can ever take away your experiences. Everything else can be stripped away in a heartbeat. Your memories and experiences can not be taken from you. Unless you suffer from dementia – and then you have picture proof 🙂
2nd Stop on Trip
This is the second stop on our no idea where we are going in Michigan getaway. Our first stop was a bathroom pit stop that yielded a two hour hike at Canyon Falls.
Welcome to Yooperland!
I knew this place existed and always wanted to stop in.
Relax – enjoy – spend all your cash but please don’t move up here.
Strange ways to estimate time….
An old underground fire truck that used to service the mines.
Some Pretty Funny Stuff to See For Free
I have my eyes on you. Maybe this is why people get skunked deer hunting some years. The deer are watching YOU! Way too funny!
For those unfamiliar, this place is centered around a music group that has a few funny songs. The most notable song is The Second Week of Deer Camp.
The Tourist Trap plays into some of the songs and most certainly, the Yooper stereotypical way of life.
There is so much to see in this cabin and I was in stitches laughing. Is this how deer camp works husband?
There are a few bush buggies on the property that are pretty interesting. A bush buggy according the the sign is any thing made up of junk that ran.
A sign off in the woods let’s you know that the da lummakaka likes to eat children. Keep them close.
I’m not going to post all the picture from that visit saving some things for you to see and read with your own eyes. If you know where my “albums” are, you know how to see all pictures. If not, you just have to experience the place for yourself.
Gift Shop Sells Rocks & Gems
One interesting leg stretch. Oh, and the gift shop carries all kinds of rocks and gem stuff inside. They do have some interesting things including Lake Superior Agates 🙂 <—-Amazon link to see what I am talking about.
We Need Our Answer, Please…?
We stopping off for lunch where we were hoping to receive a text reply from our friend Kelly. Kelly grew up in Marquette, Michigan and we wanted a must see place for the next town Marquette. Kelly replied quickly, we are headed to Presque Isle Park. (not blogged about yet) Go to this Marquette post if following along.
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