Mercury Grand Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Today we drove to the Vanderbilt mansion in Hyde park. This mansion was one of their smallest, a weekender really, although costing $2.25 miliion in the 1800s!. It was stunning. As they had no children, when they passed away the mansion was given to their niece. She tried to ...
... special visitors who spent the night at his house, such as the King and Queen of England, were ever aware of his paralysis. In his study in this house he met with Winston Churchill to devise the Manhattan Project, later known as the nuclear bomb which ended the war after his presidency!The presidential library was fantastic and we learnt a great deal about this man and American history in general.
Next we drove to the historic town ...
... a smattering of restaurants, one of which we chose due to the proximity of a picnic table at which could sit & eat with the dogs. After scarfing down an ahi tuna poke tower and chicken wrap we started on our trek home. I'm sure Tim would have liked to have been able to complete the race, but as a whole, the weekend was a nice detox from work and life in ...
... turn and no exits for 12 miles. Finally found a truck stop, Fray asked for help, we found a shortcut but it took 1.5hrs to get home & it was completely dark & raining the whole way. Sooo stressful. Took the shine off an otherwise great day. Didn't feel like driving anymore so walked to dinner at the Italian restaurant next door again. The photos on Insta show the ridiculous pizza we got (thought sharing a meal would reduce the waste). Wine ...
Our ride across the Mohawk Trail was incredible with one very sharp hairpin turn. I briefly glimpsed a superb view but was very focused on the road at this point. Unfortunately, we did not stop for any photo ops as we were trying to make up some time.
We spent a lot so time lost today, but the time itself was not lost as we were riding through beautiful countryside the whole ...