Travel Blogs from Staunton
... checked in, ate and Tori swam for an hour. We are still fairly disorganized about packing and unpacking so I am beginning to feel more comfortable about being seen in public in my PJ's. Tori has no problem with it. We are supposed to be having a super moon but it looks fairly normal to ...
Our first day on the road. Tori wants to stay on interstates and close to big cities. It is a challenge to my usual driving style. We did manage to get through both Baltimore and Washington DC with only a minor tie-up. Stopped and ate at chain restaurants. Not my usual style but this is Tori's trip. Our next destination is Arlington, Texas. Tori has a friend there.
Ryan has a once a month poker game with several guy friends and it was his turn to host it. It was held in the big tree house that he built. Since he knows that Betsy plays Texas Hold'em on occasion, he asked her to join them. They have a local rule that the game goes until one person has finally won all the chips. I think the buy-in was $10 or 20 dollars. Betsy said that the men were very solicitous, patiently telling her about big and little blinds and all the ...
... University of Virginia was founded by Thomas Jefferson and is one of the best state universities in the US. However, its football team was not very good this year having won only two games for the season. This was the last game of the year, but alas, they too lost. The tickets were three rows for the top of the stadium and everything of the colour and spectacle of college football was there. We passed through car parks full of fans from ...
... Jefferson were all friends and would spend a lot of time together in Jefferson's house.
From there we ended up in the middle of nowhere trying to find more wineries on the Monticello Wine Trail. Needless to say we wasted 2 hours of the day trying to find these wineries, that ended up being closed, on an empty tank of gas. Again, those of you that know Michael, know ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking