Comfort Inn West
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Outdoor pool
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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The long day of driving included several encounters with slowed traffic and construction. We finally arrived in Gettysburg. We decided to drive through town to see what eating establishments were still open - trying to avoid the quick burger & fries menu. We ended up in the park and decided to go see the Eternal Flame. We'll be visiting the site again tomorrow, but wanted to get some pictures of the flame in the twilight / dusk. ...
... hotel to dry off a bit after our rainy day before heading over to What If for dinner. This restaurant is in the basement of the Howard Johnson’s. We shared the Calamari and Keith had Linguine with White Clam Sauce and I had Pappardelle Bolognese. We enjoyed it, but had no room for dessert.
The Lodge was having fireworks for the 4th, but it was at 10:30 and we were just too tired to go. We just relaxed in our ...
... Moroccans, Latinos, Indian... But I didn't like the layout of the neighborhood. No sidewalks in places, and a lot of dead end gated complexes, so not a place you can just go for a stroll easily. I finally reach Mechanicsburg proper. I remember my first gigs here... at the coffeehouse... at Aurora Cafe, a center that helps adults with disabilities to find jobs... A Christian bookstore catches my eye, ...
... at the edge of the foothills of South Mountain--the ridge between the Chambersburg and Gettysburg valleys, and is an important apple and peach growing area.
The town also has a more rustic, frontier feel to it. No grand, Victorian style houses that I saw in towns farther east.
There's also a mention of the "White Squaw" back in colonial times, when this was a frontier area going into Indian ...
... had us off the road until it calmed down. However, the wine and cider tasting at Hauser Estate made the trip worthwhile and the rain was forgotten. Leaving there we and stumbled upon a 100 year old round barn that supplied home grown produce so we stocked up for our evening meal....fresh peaches and fruit from their trees, local cheeses and meats and various coloured home grown tomatoes. That and our bottle of wine is the reason I am stopping this blog ...