Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford
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Okay so you can't go by Plymouth without stopping in to see where the first people stepped when arriving in the US off the Mayflower. Took some pictures of the replica of the Mayflower and also the Plymouth Rock Memorial... don't know if this was the actual rock or not but I touched it virtually in my pictures. We were on our way through to Cape Cod... nice little ...
... 40 steps and be very close to the water's power. We then went to the Elms, a large mansion owned by the coal baron that supplied all Vanderbilt's railroads and ships and also for the US Navy. He was a navy man and had a wonderful roof view of the harbor. We did part of the house tour and then went on a 1 hour staff tour of the back of the house with a guide. They had lots of nooks and crannies. For example, the house was ...
... girls were getting on the Taunton/New Bedford bus! Most of America has re-used British place names, but more so here than anywhere else I've been so far...then again, we are in New England! Now for a bit of a history recap--Our scholarship is called the Nottingham Roosevelt Traveling Memorial Scholarship and was first set up after WWII. The mayor of ...
... ended after the civil war when petroleum was discovered, and textiles became the mainstay of the town for about a century. New Bedford has somewhat returned to it's roots as it has become headquarters of a large fishing fleet. While Dutch Harbor Alaska is the largest fishing port in tonnage, New Bedford is the largest in terms of cash crop value.
The tour ended around noon and I made an ice cream/internet stop, not venturing too far in a drizzle. We left ...
... atmosphere is of any 5 star restaurant in a bustling city. From the dark woodwork to the ice bar; yes an ice bar. Our meal was exquisite. Sunday morning arrives to Bill and Jean's 46th wedding anniversary and to the first inclement weather of our trip. We had nothing planned for during the day so we have stayed in most of the day and we are loving it. Jean of course never stops. She has been cooking all day, first lunch and then for ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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