Holiday Inn Express Great Barrington
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Today was 737 miles from Columbus, Ohio to Pittsfield, Mass where I narrowly avoided being eaten by a bear when I arrived at the hotel. Starting in reverse order, I pulled into the hotel around 10 pm. Ride up into the parking lot and spotlighted by my headlight is a rather large, think 5 to 6 foot when standing up, black bear scavenging in the dumpster at the back of the parking lot. After a short staring contest, I quickly rode between some parked cars, unassed ...
... feeling a little overwhelmed that she's leaving us for two weeks.
She finished school today so no more "I'm studying" excuses - it's time to get these bags packed and kiss her mom every second of the day. So WAKE UP EMMA!! It's go time!! ...
So this post is coming late, but we both arrived safely and its been over a month now... We are now both official lifeguards in the US of A Wahoooooo!!!! Session 1 has passed and we are nearly at the end of session 2. The kids are great and camp is going really well despite illness and bad weather. We are both fully trained in belaying and qualified ...
... and sister-in-law? We enjoyed a few delightful hours eating breakfast on the porch, drawing, and chatting before it was time to make the final drive on to Plymouth to return our Bessie. Thanks Jer and Delise for welcoming us back to our home state and with wonderful hugs and enthusiasm. Thanks, too, to my brother Jeremy for being my most faithful blog follower. It was such a boost every time we got a comment from you along the way. We love you guys!!!!
... Massachusetts. We crossed into Massachusetts and were welcomed to the Berkshires, I think I may have heard that names before as well with a connotation of wealth. Then we travelled some on Jacob's Ladder Trail of the Appalachian Trail. The 20 in New York where we were was called a scenic biway and we saw signs indicating Amish but didn't see an Amish horse and cart unfortunately. Also, passed a Shaker Village. This state is so rich in history.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services