La Quinta Inn & Suites Stonington
Travel Blogs from Pawcatuck
Today we explored the south coast of Long Island all the way through the Hamptons to Montauk where one of the oldest lighthouses in America is. This one, at Montauk Point, was commissioned by George Washington, and is also where the famous slave ship Amistad came ashore and where Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders were quarantined after coming down with malaria. It's a pretty remote yet scenic place. The drive through West Hampton, East ...
... The Moonstone is a very nice, larger oysters with full-bodied flavor and unusually deep cups. Grown in Point Judith Pond, RI. The brine is strong, but not quite so bold as a Wellfleet, What jumps out at you is that full body; the taste fills your mouth with minerals and brothyness.
What we also learned was that all clams are really Quahogs. ...
... Hundreds of "tall ships" lined the docks and shoreline at any given time.
The 8 hour drive from our home in Reston, VA results in a later than ideal arrival time, but we make the best of it. We checked in to the Harborside Inn where its wharf location is ideal. You can walk to just about any place you would want to see downtown. The free ...
... We did not hv a paper map with us and know way of knowing if we were even headed in right direction. The GPS totally flipped out when we were detoured by an accident, the street names were wrong and there were no gas stations or stores or shoulder to pullover . On the back roads of whatever state we were in were beautiful country estates.i don't know if they were summer homes or people ...
... of the trip because it was traveling on 95 South through New York, and driving in big cities that I don't know makes me nervous. There was a lot of traffic, and driving across the George Washington Bridge was kind of scary, but I made it and it really wasn't nearly as bad as I imagined. The rest of the trip went fairly well, and by afternoon I made it to Elkton, Md. which is right over the border from Delaware. I had booked a cabin at a campground but after two weeks ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking