Hilton Garden Inn State College
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... I walked out to the buttes at the Badlands (the spires of rock away from the paths) and hiked 3 and a half miles through a hot canyon. We did an aerial adventure park where my heart pounded and my heart thumped because my safety was in my hands and we walked across a thin wire for 70 feet that scared me half to death. Also, I made in through the night at the Bed and ...
... parks) it felt so unnatural waking up in a GIANT hotel with so many people. So, it was kind of a good break. But as we were running through the floors shoving our wands into paintings and books I thought, "Huh. We're on a road trip?" For dinner we had dads requested Arby's. Basically the rest of the day, like yesterday, was driving. We're still 3 and a half hours from home so we'll get back to our beloved puppy around 11ish. Hopefully. ...
... these are destination roads and I recommend you check them out in Google Maps using the satellite option. They are as follows:
Sea to the Sky Highway (West Vancouver, BC through Squamish and Whistler to Lillooet, BC, Route 99)
Rocky Mountain National Park (Colorado, Routes 34 and 36) Note, route 36, which was the road I took from Denver to Ohio ends (begins) in Estes CO which is at the entrance to RMNP.
... remaining miles into two days or do I push on and finish the ride today. I was ready to get home but I didn't want the trip to end.
The plan was to let the route determine the outcome. If I found an interesting place, I would stop for the night (yes there are interesting places in WV). The roads in WV are fantastic as they weave through the Appilachan Mtns. Routes 33 / 119 ...
... a week and a half or two. Plan to ride the "Sea to the Sky Highway", run the West Frasier canyon, explore the Okanogan region, and ride the "Ice Fields Parkway" between Jasper and Banf. After overloading on British Columbia, turn south and zig-zag trough the rocky mountains to Denver. Plan to hit ...
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility