Travel Blogs from Staunton, United States

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Once upon a time in America, Staunton, United States travel blog

Once upon a time in America

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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... just fine. What we got as a small car was a Dodge Avenger, a mid-size sedan.     We drove to Staunton, Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley through the rainy night and arrived just at midnight exactly 24 hours since arising in Paris. ...

Staunton sights, Staunton, United States travel blog

Staunton sights

A travel blog entry by johnhuitfeldt

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... cemetery overlooking the town. The most interesting part was a Confederate area containing the unmarked graves of 870 soldiers. Staunton escaped destruction during the Civil War, allegedly due it's concentration of high-end brothels. Next stop was the ...

Shenandoah Skyline Drive, Staunton, United States travel blog

Shenandoah Skyline Drive

A travel blog entry by johnhuitfeldt

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Leaving Staunton, we travelled 60 miles on the Skyline Drive, arriving a the vintage Skyland Resort. The drive here was pretty, but most of the views were down to rural scenes rather than mountains as it was with the BRP. June drove some of the way. The ...

The Health Department, Staunton, United States travel blog

The Health Department

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

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When I went to the health department, someone pointed out, that this was the first step in this journey. Although this is not a big or important entry to anyone but me, it is the beginning of the excitement and the reality of the adventure. ...

Blue Ridge Parkway 130-0 milepost, Staunton, United States travel blog

Blue Ridge Parkway 130-0 milepost

A travel blog entry by johnhuitfeldt

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After a leisurely breakfast at the King George we left on the last stage of the BRP. The trail became increasingly hilly with views to match as we progressed. Stopped for a break at the Humpback Rocks picnic spot that had a sign "do not feed the bears"! ...

Southern Exposure, Staunton, United States travel blog

Southern Exposure

A travel blog entry by itsgotime

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... are in English, but it takes some time to wrap your mind around the pronounciation and dialect.  We were visiting Staunton, Virginia (pronounced "stan-ton" by the residents of the town,) which looks like something out of a Norman Rockwell ...

Day 1: Madison, CT to Staunton, VA., Staunton, United States travel blog

Day 1: Madison, CT to Staunton, VA.

A travel blog entry by edct

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... , arriving to the hotel at 7:10 p.m.  It was a long first day! The day ended with a great dinner at the Staunton Grocery, an upscale restaurant located in the heart of the downtown historic district.  Kudos to Kevin who suggested this restaurant ...

Blink and you'll miss it, Staunton, United States travel blog

Blink and you'll miss it

A travel blog entry by clara.sayre

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... that handy, but we like learning and don't mind getting our hands dirty, so this RV is teaching us a lot. I haven't mentioned Staunton yet, have I? Does that tell you anything? We arrived there after the plumbing fix and found next to nothing to do, ...

Day 2 - on the road again!  New York State to Virg, Staunton, United States travel blog

Day 2 - on the road again! New York State to Virg

A travel blog entry by stonz22

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... along the road.  The mountains had a smoky look as the sun finally set in a pink fireball behind them.  We arrived into Staunton, Virginia after sunset and in time to check into our hotel and then head out for a meal      ...

Day 5 Staunton Ill, Staunton Illinois, United States travel blog

Day 5 Staunton Ill

A travel blog entry by colinscott

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200 miles today but not all in the right direction as we have had some issues with the signs and have taken the wrong road a few times. This will probably happen every day. We have been through a few museums today - Route 66, Pontiac cars and military ...

Western state breakfast, Staunton, United States travel blog

Western state breakfast

A travel blog entry by thythekat

"Call it" Game with categories Fruit, veggies and body parts Instruments, cars and jobs "Uno" first player out, winning "Thinnier" Anorexia talk word jumble "Eiffel tower" made dirty by Dorte "Oh my gosh. I am So Sorry" me to Paul or Mike after entering ...

Headin' Home, Staunton, United States travel blog

Headin' Home

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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... detour and we find this venue.  Three years before Ray Kroc began franchising McDonald's, Wright's Dairy Rite of Staunton, Virginia, started serving Superburgers. Two beef patties with cheese and lettuce, topped with special sauce and layered in a ...

Depart Ottawa - South, Staunton, United States travel blog

Depart Ottawa - South

A travel blog entry by chimo77

Left Ottawa 0645 Stop Syracuse to buy phone Some snow - wind effect - Watertown to Syracuse Stopped at ...

Nov 02, 2013, Staunton, United States travel blog

Nov 02, 2013

A travel blog entry by 12travelbug

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Another unadulterated US city, Staunton, United States travel blog

Another unadulterated US city

A travel blog entry by dearrajat

Visiting US this way gives you a visit to cities unaffected by tourism. Raw US ...

Uma Parada antes da Carolina do Norte, Staunton, United States travel blog

Uma Parada antes da Carolina do Norte

A travel blog entry by walencar

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... descansar antes de seguir para Bryson City na Carolina do Norte. Pelo mapa eu tracei esta distância  e isso nos levou a Staunton na Virginia. Andamos durante o dia pela região agrícola do estado até chegarmos ao Days Inn que eu havia reservado ( ...

Hiking on the Appalachian trail, Staunton, United States travel blog

Hiking on the Appalachian trail

A travel blog entry by josman

Hi Again! Went hiking on the Appalachian trail, which is the longest trail in the world and visted the Blue ridge mountains of virginia, no cliche or song in that! The Appalachian trail is over 2000 miles long, we walked only four miles of it, eight ...

Da Série ... Estradas de Comercial de Automóvel, Staunton, United States travel blog

Da Série ... Estradas de Comercial de Automóvel

A travel blog entry by walencar

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Eu adoro viajar de Carro.  A possibilidade de curtir a paisagem , a liberdade de poder definir seu ponto de parada e experimentar e conhecer algo que lhe chamou a atenção é algo que valorizo. Ha muito tempo faço viagens de carro, mesmo no Brasil ...

Home to Hojo, Staunton, United States travel blog

Home to Hojo

A travel blog entry by kha_and_cb

We spent our first night on the road in a Howard Johnson in Staunton, VA. I think that's fitting. We started in the classic American motel in a town that had history and meaning for Ben. His father had grown up there when his grandfather worked in the ...

It's a pickers paradise, Staunton, United States travel blog

It's a pickers paradise

A travel blog entry by terroraustralis

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This was a bit bright to see at that time of the morning, the antique store had a massive amount of crap that was grossly overpriced. Some bloody good and interesting stuff ...

Woodrow Wilson, Staunton, United States travel blog

Woodrow Wilson

A travel blog entry by groupmhjd

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... example Woodrow Wilson who would later in his early years become Governor of New Jersey and become the 26th president of the United States. Woodrow Wilson was on December,28 1856 and when he first ran for governor he admired Virginia saying “I was ...

Virginia is for the crazies., Staunton, United States travel blog

Virginia is for the crazies.

A travel blog entry by cubswin2k5

Whoever said "Virginia is for Lovers" must have skipped going to Staunton. I flew into this hole on Monday from DC and I think it would have been smarter to just drive the 2 hours from Richmond. The plane we flew in on was a Beech 1900 and ...

Starting off right, Staunton, United States travel blog

Starting off right

A travel blog entry by kha_and_cb

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Staunton VA was a particularly fortuitous first stop. It turns out my father had lived there some 60+ years before. We managed to find one of his old houses, passed the now Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center where my grandfather worked (when it was a ...

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