Travel Blogs from Strasburg, United States

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Relaxing at Edgewater Farm..., Strasburg, United States travel blog

Relaxing at Edgewater Farm...

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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The prep continues! Wonderful times at Mom and Jim's place, Edgewater Farm. Long days of feeding chickens, avoiding being bitten by donkeys, auctions, up and down the river (Jim caught cheating), whiffle ball, 'Hi Neighbor', slow down damnit, ...

Day dreaming, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Day dreaming

A travel blog entry by davis2011

Ray is back at school from spring break and has officially started a countdown.  Italy here we ...

I'm Feeling Mellow - Some More Observations, Strasburg, United States travel blog

I'm Feeling Mellow - Some More Observations

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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Coming from a farm community where farms are described in terms of one hundred acre blocks and are usually homesteads with original settlement houses intact, the farms of the Midwest are imposing.  In this area they talk about sections of ...

Commanche Crossing Museum, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Commanche Crossing Museum

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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... and one of the railway sponsors became a leading citizen of the town and thus the name of the community was changed to Strasburg. The museum, a collection of heritage and new buildings, houses memorabilia of the turn of the 20th century and has some ...

Goodbye to Strasburg CO, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Goodbye to Strasburg CO

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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... would be passed on and has applied it to 'green' buildings somewhere in the east rather than carry on the tradition. Although Strasburg is not the official site of the 'last' spike on the first continental railway, it commemorates the last spike that ...

One more Trip to the Field, Strasburg, United States travel blog

One more Trip to the Field

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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Note to readers: For those of you who have been faithfully checking the blog - blame the weather for my tardiness in providing updates. I am posting this in Great Falls Montana because over the past few weeks, every time I would go to update ...

Stormy Skies, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Stormy Skies

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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One of the things that never ceases to fascinate me in this part of the country is the sky.  The day usually starts with a cloudless or almost cloudless blue canopy and by noon the blue is the background for big fluffy white clouds.  Often, by ...

Anticipating, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Anticipating

A travel blog entry by davis2011

Rayanna has read every book on Tuscany, and dreamed about Italy for two weeks straight while we were planning our trip.  To say she is anticipating would be an ...

less than 1 month, Strasburg, United States travel blog

less than 1 month

A travel blog entry by davis2011

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I have spent the weekend home alone.  Brandon is off gallivanting with the men in N.C. Read many books, dreamed alot about the trip.  The thought of the day comes from Ferenc Mate's book, the Wisdom of Tuscany. "Living amidst the nature in ...

Waiting..., Strasburg, United States travel blog

Waiting...

A travel blog entry by davis2011

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Rayanna has packed, repacked, then packed again.  She has cleaned the house, watered her plants, then cleaned the house again.  I broke down and checked work emails...we should have booked an earlier flight...if waiting requires patience, and ...

Strasburg, Colorado, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Strasburg, Colorado

A travel blog entry by lisapwin

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Train towns, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Train towns

A travel blog entry by elandaa

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... -back atlantic locomotive with a Wootten firebox. All in all, a very enjoyable few hours. We continued on our drive to Strasburg arriving there just before 5pm. Strasberg is right in the middle of Amish country and as we drove through it was fascinating ...

Another Capitol Day, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Another Capitol Day

A travel blog entry by olytrains

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... walk we headed to Strasburg! PA., our final destination for the day. Strasburg is home to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and the Strasburg Railroad. Tomorrow we have all day to take in these attractions and, if there is time, tour more of the Amish ...

A Trip To Paradise (Paradise, PA that is), Strasburg, United States travel blog

A Trip To Paradise (Paradise, PA that is)

A travel blog entry by olytrains

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... the Amish and their way of life. They have such beautiful farms. After a 45 minute train ride we pulled back into the Strasburg Station. After browsing in the gift shops, we went back across to the museum and had a picnic lunch on the museum ...

The Farm, Strasburg, United States travel blog

The Farm

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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The Farm Day at ...

Back to the Farm!  Lisa visits!, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Back to the Farm! Lisa visits!

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

Family 4th Waterford Water Balloons Fellas, I'm in a league! Water ...

With the Amish, Strasburg, United States travel blog

With the Amish

A travel blog entry by kaleidoskopar

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Die  großen Städte hinter uns lassend, zog es uns heute in die ländliche Gegend östlich von Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Das Pennsylvania Dutch County ist die Heimat von ca. 30000 Amish. Auf einer Tour entlang der Amish-Farmen bekamen wir einen ...

Amish Country and the Strasburg railroad, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Amish Country and the Strasburg railroad

A travel blog entry by tinabobina

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Well, actually it is Ronks, Pennsylvania. We took the Strasburg RR trip that was only 45 minutes thru a few little farms. We saw farm houses and one room school houses. They had evidently just turned over their manure fields because the aroma at a few ...

Not the quiet of the mountains but very interestin, Gettysburg & Strasburg, United States travel blog

Not the quiet of the mountains but very interestin

A travel blog entry by kbdufault

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Toured Gettysburg today. We started at the Visitor Center and toured the museum and saw the Cyclorama. If you get the chance...check it out online. It was absolutely amazing. Then we did the self driving tour of Gettysburg, trying to follow events as ...

Rocky Mountain High, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Rocky Mountain High

A travel blog entry by le_shah

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Well, we thought Utah was beautiful and it really is, however traveling along highway 70 into Colorado is most awesome. The highway was very good (a little hilly the driver said), and we were surrounded by beautiful multi-colored mountains and green ...

Amish Country, YEAH, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Amish Country, YEAH

A travel blog entry by buzzlog

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... store. We had a very pleasant ride up Interstate 81 and then off onto Route 30 in PA for the remainder of the trip to Strasburg.  Rained off and on today.  Checked into a lovely hotel called the Hershey Farm Inn and Restaurant.  Bev and Lou ...

Last Day in Amish Country, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Last Day in Amish Country

A travel blog entry by buzzlog

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Today is our last day in PA. as we head home to NH tomorrow.  We drove over to Kauffman's Amish store today so that Bev could buy some baking supplies. Of course I had to shop too and bough some mini choc. chips, gingerbread mix, and candy.  ...

Hôtel Strasburg, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Hôtel Strasburg

A travel blog entry by clau-yves

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Nous sommes arrivés tardivement car une tempête s'est abattue sur notre itinéraire, et il s'en est fallu de peu pour ne pas rester coincés sur la I78. Nous avons tout de même dû allonger de 100 km notre voyage par une route alternative. Mais, la ...

KOA with a pizza hut, Strasburg, United States travel blog

KOA with a pizza hut

A travel blog entry by footloosets

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... to a cute little collage town Greeley (lots of room rentals around the campus) then we skirted around Denver to the KOA at Strasburg. Pizza for dinner from the campgrounds pizza hut.  Yummy too. Dave watched the night Nascar Race and was happy with ...

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

A travel blog entry by gsee

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Today we visited the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and Strasburg Railroad.   I've posted several photos.   This museum focuses on the Reading and Pennsylvania Railroads which became Penn Central and ultimately Conrail.    It ...

1838. The Great Train Raid, Strasburg, United States travel blog

1838. The Great Train Raid

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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9 hrs, 16 kms This segment is of my Superhike is a 2 day hike, so after a chilly night sleeping in my car, I get an early start on down the road. Right south of Middletown I take a detour to check out a "plantation"--which turns out to be little more ...

Moving my junk back to Strasburg, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Moving my junk back to Strasburg

A travel blog entry by travlondon

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... to record how much she would be paying for. Kind of ingenius. I'll have to ask her where she got the idea. We left Strasburg for Vermont on Saturday August 18. Like my departure from Washington three days earlier, there was little time for ...

Be Kind! Rewind!, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Be Kind! Rewind!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

500 miles 10 hours 60 combines 100 grain trucks 10 loose screws 38 degrees C 4000 feet driving backwards down the Interstate going backwards in ...

Where the smells of nature are never too far, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Where the smells of nature are never too far

A travel blog entry by g7s22

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... It was beautiful weather, and the clickety clack of the ride and the view of the picturesque farmland was very relaxing. The Strasburg railroad also included and miniature restored steam train that we got to ride.  And there were little "cranky cars" ...

Beautiful Day on the Strasburg Railway, Strasburg, United States travel blog

Beautiful Day on the Strasburg Railway

A travel blog entry by 2texastravelers

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... ;have time for the train ride.  We had hoped to have an opportunity some day in the future. We were staying in Strasburg so we drove into Lancaster to shop at Central Market. It was raining in the morning but the forecast was predicting clearing by ...

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