Jacob Swartz House

574 Jiggady Road, New Market, Virginia, 22844 , United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from New Market

1839. A Good Stopping Point

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... as well: I'm showing myself that Great Adventures are not just about traveling around the globe. Sometimes the greatest adventures can be within walking distance of your home.

I think this is a good stopping place. There are plenty more towns further down the valley to explore--in fact, it's another 440 kilometers just in the state of Virginia. But I think I'm ready to put a period at the end of this Superhike--at ...

1838. The Great Train Raid

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... folks have for each other.

In Strausburg there's a museum with a replica of a railroad engine that was taken by the Confederates in the "Great Train Raid" early on in the Civil War. No, they didn't drive the trains down the tracks--they took them off the tracks and hauled them with horses 20 miles on a dirt road! Quite an impressive accomplishment.

(Postnote: I later check this out and find that some historians question this ...

The first of many national parks

A travel blog entry by mountainwoman

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... in bloom yet) and the long drive ahead, we only drove 40 miles of it and ducked out to get back on the highway. Good thing, too, because her Dad and stepmom could have dinner with us at a reasonable (European?) time. Thanks for the yummy, wholesome dinner Karen!

AND, we got to sleep in their new bed. We got a GOOD night's sleep and a massage the next morning to ease the achy back from sitting for 12 hours. YES!
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Incredible fall day-hiked Bearfence MT

A travel blog entry by sabbatical

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Had a fun day trip to the Park where we had a picnic and then hiked part of Bearfence Mountain. We were hiking with a 3, 5 and 7 year old, and part of it was a rock scramble so it kept us hopping! Lucky us we only came home with one bruised ankle which has healed just ...

Around the Shenandoah Valley

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... why there were always two and the answer was that bluebirds are territorial and don't like to nest next to other bluebirds, so they hoped other birds would use the second nest. One website says placing the boxes in pairs may reduce competition between bluebirds and tree swallows. Any of you birders out there care to weigh in?




Next we stopped in Front Royal, a famous Civil War battlefield ...

 

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