Travel Blogs from Poughkeepsie
... 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 ...
... 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. ...
... crazy good. It was called a tuna salad toasted flatbread with potato chips not pasta salad. What it was; pizza dough with cheese kneaded into it then cooked. Cover it in iceberg lettuce, tomato, onion & tuna salad, fold it in half & toast it briefly. Potato crisps on the side. Oh my god. $9. We ate & then power walked (like last night) back to the car, asked Google maps to take us to the hotel & checked in. Asked the kid at reception about where we'd been. He thought ...
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…
... couldn't tell which room was Eleanor's and which was that of the manservant by the time I walked up and down the corridor fighting my way to the doorways to take photos. Now I can only identify two of the rooms (I hope).
There were other parts of the FDR historical site to visit, like Val-Kill, Eleanor's retreat cottage, but we ran out of time so headed off for our hotel with the possibility of walking on the bridge over the Hudson if we had time.
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