Travel Blogs from New Cumberland
... We crossed back into Pennsylvania at Deerfield. There were high clouds in the sky and the temperature was a pleasant 66 degrees F.
The countryside undulates and we saw a glider being towed up by a small plane before being let loose to soar over the fields. We were now out in the country.Wonderful views of farms - fields of corn, cows in the paddock, barns, silos. When I was taking photos, the cows were very interested in me. some even stood up to see what I was ...
... as the grandiose exterior I may have missed one of the better state capitol buildings in the country.
I wandered around the historic old center of town for a while and visited the Pennsylvania State Museum, which is next to the capitol and was open on Saturday. Although Harrisburg has some nice old row house neighborhoods, there’s also plenty of urban blight with abandoned houses with boarded up windows not far ...
... on the way.
The rest of our journey to our final hotel stop of the trip is using the Interstate and doing battle with lots of very large lorries who like travelling at 80 mph.
Dutch Paul went off on his own today to see some of the sights in Washington - a few of us wished we had joined him! Well done Paulfor having the courage to do it!
In the hotel we sort our stuff for tommorrow as it going to be a hectic ...
... record as a public servant as congressman, senator, and diplomat as a U.S. ambassador to the UK which made him a natural contender for the presidency. He is also the only one to have defeated a sitting president, Franklin Pierce, to receive his party’s nomination and go on to become president.
In the late afternoon I walked around the pretty campus of Franklin & Marshall College, a prime example of that unique ...
... place must really be hopping during harvest time.
I don't really feel like putting on a lot of miles today. I've got a lot of stuff going through my head right now, and it seems like, sitting on a comfortable chair at Subway, staring out at the street is a good way to sort things out.
I'd really rather eat something original on my hikes rather than some fast food chain... but I'm on a tight budget, and Subway's 2.50 $ sub is hard to pass ...
Other places to stay in New Cumberland
148 Sheraton Drive, New Cumberland | 3 star hotelfrom $119
175 Beacon Hill Boulevard, New Cumberland | 2 star hotelfrom $77
300 Commerce Drive, New Cumberland | 2 star hotelfrom $54
353 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland | 1 star hotelfrom $69
702 Limekiln Road, New Cumberland | 3 star hotelfrom $96
110 Limekiln Rd, New Cumberland | 2 star hotelfrom $58