Travel Blogs from Poughkeepsie
... up and down the hills of Malibu and 15 obstacles. I have been told to not to believe a word of it. Could be 3,4,5 miles with as many as 20 obstacles. The Spartan race started 5 or 6 years ago by an ex Wall Street guy who wanted to come up with something out of the ordinary that would challenge him and his friends. From there it just took on a life of its own. 300 races a year in over 60 ...
... car & up the road to the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). The most beautiful campus & again on the Hudson River. Plenty of students walking around between classes, all wearing the check pants, white tunic & clogs. It was also super busy because there was a graduation ceremony. We had lunch at the Apple Pie Bakery cafe, I had quiche & salad & Fray had pumpkin soup. We shared a coconut, salted caramel brioche donut for dessert. ...
... have been in Poughkeepsie city as opposed to Poughkeepsie town (where we were staying). The city was like a movie set after a disaster. Clearly the GFC has had a huge impact here. When we got to our room, we were able to talk about how scared we'd been. Aside from the great food, it was really scary & unlike anything we've ever experienced. The city has no parallel in Australia that we could think of. It was so rundown. We thought we could just drive around America like we do at ...
Sleeping late and a relaxing breakfast.
A late European lunch at Baccho, a local Italian eatery.
A walk at a local reservation to enjoy fall foliage.
Dinner "in" – punctuated with desserts from the Lower East Side.
A pleasant day with Paul and Harriet.
Tomorrow – we continue our drive south…
... 8217;s Matzo factory and at the end of the day, with a shopping stop at Zabar’s – as Harriet puts it an Epicure Market on steroids. Lunch was at the famous Katz’s Delicatessen. Wow what a day.
I’ll write more and post ...
Other places to stay in Poughkeepsie
2361 South Road, Poughkeepsie | 2 star hotelfrom $125
2170 South Rd, Rt. 9, Poughkeepsie | 3 star hotelfrom $86
2641 South Road, Poughkeepsie | 3 star hotelfrom $153
2750 South Road, Poughkeepsie | 2 star hotelfrom $132
2525 South Rd, Poughkeepsie | 3 star hotelfrom $175
2625 South Road, Poughkeepsie | 1 star hotelfrom $84
40 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie | 3 star hotelfrom $108
536 Haight Ave, Poughkeepsie | 2 star hotelfrom $98
161 College Avenue, Poughkeepsie | Hotelfrom $40
2349 South Road, Poughkeepsie | 2 star hotelfrom $77
50 Red Oaks Mill Road, Poughkeepsie | 2 star hotelfrom $119