Nowhere else in the world can you travel through 5 great fresh expanses of water so large you lose sight of land for days at a time. A Great Lakes cruise will take you along the aquatic superhighway upon which much of the country’s natural resources and farm products travel to market.
If you’re going to be traveling to — or living in — an area where there are black bears, staying safe becomes more a matter of common sense. Here are some tips for avoiding your own black bear encounter — from someone who’s been there, done that. Yep, unfortunately, I’ve had my fair share of encounters with black bears!