Fairfield Inn Corning Riverside
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Day 3 The forecast for our time in the Finger Lakes is rain every day. Much different than last year when we didn't have any rain the first two weeks on our way to the Wild West. We woke to some light rain showers but decided we weren’t going to let that stop us! We geared up, packed some pb & j’s and headed for the Gorge Trail in Watkins Glen State Park. This park is a huge gorge where big ancient rivers ...
... walked to Watkins Glen State Park from the boat just to check it out. It's a WOW! We walked only a few minutes and saw waterfalls, a stone bridge, rock formations, and some wildlife. We’ll be back tomorrow to hike the entire length.
We enjoyed a nice evening complete with a colorful sunset over the hills. After a card game with Nick and Lina we hit our racks to rest up for tomorrow’s hike through the ...
... up through the finger lakes country, one of the east coasts biggest wine regions. Once in Niagara we watched a short movie in the visitor centre and went to a couple of lookouts on the American side of the falls. It was quite spectacular to see such an incredible volume of water going over the edge, and to think the hydroelectric plants were taking about 60% of the water! What would it look like if that was given back!!!! At dusk we went through immigration and over ...
... a bit aways watching a video of the action. As the artist worked on the piece he told us what he was doing and why. It was really cool! Another of the demonstrations was held in an amphitheatre setting and again the artists (two working together this time) narrated as they went along.
They also have a program where visitors can make their own pieces. The glass blowing didn't look very interesting since the visitor provided the air but ...
... be worth seeing. After walking .75 miles through the woods of a gorge, along the banks of a river we arrived at the falls and they did not disappoint being about a third taller than what we see at Starved Rock with the shear cliff walls of the gorge tower overhead.
We then drove to Utica, NY where we are spending the night.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking