Hampton Inn New Bedford / Fairhaven
Travel Blogs from Fairhaven
... in the mansion. He seemed to have been a step ahead of the IKEA flat pack phenomenon! All around the building like under the great stairs and on the mosaics and ceilings, carved into the wooden skirting on the ceiling and in the crevices of pillars there were acorns and oak leaves; the family symbol of course. The mansion set out to impress and had to compete with the the other Newport Mansions of the Gilded Age. There are three other famous mansions in Newport from the ...
I was sorry not to get a chance to say goodbye to the hotel owner (and possible distant relative), the Quirke/Quinn man I had met on the day of my arrival. Returning to Hyannis transport Depot I found my Peter Pan bus and settled down for a long journey. The stop for my transfer was called Fall River and from the name I pictured a cute little town erm... on the river! Apparently Fall River was an industrial city that had once housed loads of factories and factory workers. As the ...
... us that it was Gosnold mother-in-law that funded his expedition to the New World; she was one of the very uncommon and few business women of the time and she too was a Martha! Smooth moves on the part of Gosnold to name his findings in her honour so! Apparently she was so pleased with the findings of his first expedition that she sent him back again and this time organised that he be accompanied by John Smith! Apparently it was both Gosnold and Smith that ...
... heading out for ice-cream at A local farm, Hanson Farm. Delicious. We had fudge ripple, chocolate Oreo mint, Oreo cookie, butter crunch and peppermint stick. Our vote best flavour peppermint stick.
Then back home and to bed. Took a bit longer tonight as the big storm finally hit. I love listening to the thunder and seeing the flashes of lightening through the ...
... my favourite musicians, Tim Minchin (well at $25 instead of the usual £30+ for tickets, wouldn't you?). And since his concert was in west Hollywood, it seemed an obvious decision to go visit the Tinseltown itself beforehand. Hollywood is, in a word, fake. I hate to say it, as I had a great time for the day I was there, but everywhere I turned there were people built of bleach, silicone and fake tan, all of them name dropping as loud as possible. I mean this is ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center