Travel Blogs from New Cumberland
This we we took it easy with short drives each day to get from Boston, through New Hampshire and Vermont back into New York State and then south to Pennsylvania. We had a lovely day wandering around little villages filled with quilt shops and all things Amish. The last three days we have spent at the Ford Nationals at Carlisle where Paul has been in car ...
... 8.30am tour tomorrow morning of a couple of working Amish farms and we need to have had breakfast, packed the car and checked out by then.
Tomorrow afternoon it's off to Washington DC for Monday and Tuesday night, then Wednesday and Thursday night it's a couple of nights on the road (with a stop at the Richard petty Motorsports shop in Charlotte), followed by Friday Saturday and Sunday in Savannah. Busy week coming ...
... we were traversing Upstate New York. Still very green, but a different type of landscape, more hills than mountains.
We got off the interstate prior to getting to Harrisburg, and wove our what through a few small towns. Bec wonder if the GPS had a setting in it somewhere for visiting every crack street in the States because again we seemed to find the dodgy end of town. We did go through a nice little town just out of Lancaster called Lititz that looked ...
... out a bit of information about the surrounding countryside. They suggested we would get a good understanding of the Amish and Mennonite people if we went to their information stop and watched a film then we could visit their farms and the surrounding countryside. We followed their suggestions and in the process and even with a map we managed to get lost down many of the country roads. We ended up in a small town called Intercourse, where we had ...
... Mills (opens May 1st), a water-run flour mill, where we got a demonstration of the still-functioning machineries. The rest of day we did more like a shopping and tasting tour through all the local delicacies e.g. in Kitchen Kettle Village, a cute theme park-style food market. All in all it's been a very interesting insight into a community from bygone times in a nice countryside setting. Time travel is possible not far from hectic NYC! ...
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