Renaissance Del Monte Lodge
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews Renaissance Del Monte Lodge Pittsford
Travel Blogs from Pittsford
... of an assumption. But one of the most interesting things that I learned about Italy was that so many of their cities/towns had squares throughout them. That when they were building these communities they purposely built them around these squares (piazzas) so that they had a common place to meet with their neighbors. Since Meg picked great areas to stay that were often in the midst of where locals lived, we saw these everywhere, and often filled with people meeting, ...
Oh Italy. I loved it so much. I loved pretty much everything about it. Here are a few things I loved in particular:
Family is so important here. Many businesses we ate at, bought wine from, browsed products, or even just walked past were family run-and-owned for centuries. Can you imagine working at a company your great-great-great grandfather founded? It makes me appreciate what little family run spots we have in America even more.
"Working to ...
... worth the $5) for Rome/Siena/Florence/Venice and starred all of the main attractions, restaurants, parks, and neighborhoods I want to visit in those cities. I have downloaded all of Rick Steve's audio walking tours for everything possible. I even have apps for currency conversion, for offline English-Italian translation, and for sending postcards to family using pictures I've taken in Italy. Amazing.
... I was so proud of myself for creating this beautiful, expandable folder with slots for each destination. I printed off train ticket confirmations and hotel addresses and contacts. And then I realized... I really don't need it. And it takes up a TON of space. Instead, I've made all of the documents available offline in Google Drive and I'll access them from my phone.
There are a few maps that we'll be using - I'll just pack those in my hiking bag ...
Our first day on the water after leaving the marina was beautiful. We had flat seas and very little wind.
The temperature was a pleasant 70 degrees. We stayed on the flying bridge all day and enjoyed the scenery of ships and shoreline passing us by.
This was a great first day on the water and Dennis was able to get to know the way the boat handles without any ...