Residence Inn Buffalo Cheektowaga
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Time differences and body clocks do funny things. At 4am I couldn't sleep, and at 9am I couldn't keep my eyes open, but when I did manage to force them open it was Christmas morning and I was in Buffalo. Our first stop was at the apartment where Brendan was stressing over his Christmas gift to us. He and Rachelle had lovingly made Cherry Ripe slice for us, a Christmas staple in ...
... rollercoasters. We got some great shots of Sandusky and this sleepy stop off point was good for recharging our batteries.
For the whole trip we had been holding a silent protest against Starbucks as we don’t support chain coffee brands, we’re all about the independent coffee owner. Starbucks would ...
... 60 and went from there. Dan did a good job keeping up with the pace car and the guy in front of us, reaching speeds as high as 75-80. The other three cars lagged quite a way back. We got 2 laps on film, and let me just say that it looked a lot scarier on film than it did from the car.
After the first 2 laps, we stopped on the start-finish line and everybody got out. The people in the Ford Flex were really nice, as was the guy from the ...
... to do it so I was glad I had come earlier and could jump these lines into the actual line for it. It didn’t take long in the line though which was good. Boats leave every 15 minutes and fit a lot of people on them so it does move fast. The American side also has a Maid of the Mist boat which is smaller since the Canadian side is more popular so there are a few boats out there on the falls at once.
The Maid of the Mist takes you past the Bridal Veil Falls and to ...
... t do as we didn’t have permission from the car hire company. We had actually ended up north of Detroit and would now have to spend some additional hours in the car getting us back in the right direction. Annoying but you have to laugh! So we now had a 7 hour journey ahead of us instead of the 4 hour one we had envisaged. We packed up quickly and set off. Along the way the sat nav got itself in a muddle and very nearly took us over the bridge ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking