Travel Blogs from Poughkeepsie
As we approached Exit 18, I got butterflies in my stomach and my pulse began to race. Poughkeepsie was only about 20 minutes from the NY Thruway and I envisioned seeing my friends and reuniting with them, even if it was for only a few minutes. Mom and I got gas, paid tolls, and I started calling: Tom, Peter, Amber, and Colleen, until Mom began to message them. It turned out that ...
... is not nearly enough (although getting of of bed and putting my shoes on can be a challenge on certain days!). Getting outside my comfort zone helps me grow and better prepare for life's challenges. That being said, for precautionary measures I have notified my brother in law Chuck in San Diego that he is my emergency contact. So please keep your phone on Saturday Chuck! I'll check back later! M ...
... some great buys from a shop that had a 'buy 1 get 2' items free. Crazy! Bizarrely I was over it before Fray so we headed for the car about 4.15pm! Nearly 6 hours of shopping! Fray! Got out of the car park ok. Got on the thruway ok. Then had to go through the toll booths & because of the rain & the number of cars & we were trying to be really careful, we took a wrong turn & ended up heading south towards NY instead of north. No way of doing ...
... find pretty coffee shops & walk wherever we want but we can't. So we got in the car & went up the road to a Galleria (American for big shopping mall). We found our first Gloria Jeans so got a coffee. I swear I'll be diabetic by the end of this trip. I can't wait to get home & have a proper coffee. We had dinner at the Italian restaurant next door to the hotel (see insta for details of that crazy bowl of pasta) & called it a night. Rain forecast for tomorrow. It's not cold ...
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…
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