The Merrill House

Address: 710 Salisbury Turnpike, Rhinebeck, New York, 12572, United States | B&B
 
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This B&B, located on 710 Salisbury Turnpike, Rhinebeck, is near Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome and Omega Institute.
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Travel Blogs from Rhinebeck

Planning for the trip

A travel blog entry by jdj0891 on Jan 21, 2015

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My flight to New Zealand is in 4 days and I think I have everything ready to go. It is hard to say though because I have never planned for a trip quite like this.

The main supplies I will be bringing are:

  • 65 Liter Backpack
  • 2 person tent
  • Cooking stove and utilities,
  • Wet suit, snorkel, and ...

In Poughkeepsie

A travel blog entry by jennieantoniak on Nov 07, 2014

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I must give more information about that tuna salad sandwich. The flat bread is one of those really soft, slightly sweet pizza bases with a puffy crust. Not some dry Pizza Hut base. And the only shops in the Main Street of the city were hairdressers for black women, a Bail/Bond place (just like on TV) and convenience stores. Bizarre. Enough with yesterday. Today we wake up to a forecast of rain & we'd already decided that if there was rain, we'd ...

In hindsight......

A travel blog entry by jennieantoniak on Nov 06, 2014

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So we did get up at 4.45am & Ducko dropped us at the train for a 6.30am departure to Montreal. We googled the Melbourne Cup & heard the terrible news about Admire Rakti. Next train left at 9.30am for Albany. Really comfortable, ************e on it, spent the day writing my previous entry. Scenery once we crossed the border was very different & just spectacular. There were still a lot of leaves on the trees. The track travels beside some lakes & there are some ...

Visit to Martin Van Buren's Home: Lindenwald

A travel blog entry by dmarek on Oct 19, 2014

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... of President Van Buren at the Ellis Island Museum. President Van Buren signed the order that sent the Cherokee on the Trail of Tears. I had to ask about it and our ranger guide said that Van Buren, even though he didn't support the spread of slavery into new states, was really not an abolitionist or human ...

Glimpse of FDR and Eleanor in Hyde Park

A travel blog entry by dmarek on Oct 17, 2014

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... and Museum which is quite extensive and has engaging exhibits.

One aspect of FDR's life that was stressed was the effect of polio on him and the extent of it. He was very careful to show himself as walking even though his legs were paralyzed in order to have a chance at a political career. It also turns out that he had presidential ambitions early on. I had not been aware of that. The exhibit showcased his sweeping policies to combat ...