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Travel Blogs from Cape May
We left Washington DC Tuesday morning and drove to Cape May which is on the Jersey Coast. This coastal town is quite different to other places along this coast. Every building has been restored to original condition. There is a cafe called Zoe's which I had read about online so we went there for breakfast the next day. We stayed for one night only and left Wednesday morning to drive to New York ...
... City. Atlantic City is the first place I ever saw the ocean. At age 20, I took light rail from Grand Central in Philly to AC. The car was full of old ladies on their way to blow through a few hundred on the slots and brow-beaten working people packing lunches and sporting frowns and downcast eyes. I arrived in the most gaudy, slimey city. I poked across the Boardwalk to the beach and stepped, fir the first time, into the ocean. I knew nothing about how the ...
... This gave my parents a good laugh, and they had to concede that he was right.
Dad took the first and longest shift, and I stayed up with him until I fell asleep in the cockpit as the sun was beginning to rise after we had gotten to the canal. Jameson took over around 8AM in the Chesapeake when Dad could hold out no longer. I was surprised how long he was at the helm--it was about 12 hours and much too long.
When we were in the Chesapeake ...
Robin-Look at the mountains. How cool are they? Chelsey- so wait- we are in the country? Robin- well ya- penn State is surrounded by Mountains- Larry- that's why they call it Happy Valley Chelsey-so this where they make the Ranch? Larry-no Chelsey that is Hidden ...
... were a zillion of them! They really hit us hard despite using a gallon of bug spray – Kae got it worse than anyone by far.
The park is built on the grounds of a WWII army base where they had built guard towers behind the dunes to keep watch for Nazi ships – protecting the Delaware River and shipbuilding sites in Wilmington and Philadelphia. We found a geocache behind one of the old barracks buildings (skitos ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking