Residence Inn Harrisburg Carlisle
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From Philadelphia we continue in a westerly direction toward Amish country. Today’s destination is Carlisle in Pennsylvania.
We take the main freeway route toward Lancaster and travel quickly in an attempt to reduce the time spent on country by-ways. At a point around 20 miles from Lancaster the countryside changes to farmland and …
... place must really be hopping during harvest time.
I don't really feel like putting on a lot of miles today. I've got a lot of stuff going through my head right now, and it seems like, sitting on a comfortable chair at Subway, staring out at the street is a good way to sort things out.
I'd really rather eat something original on my hikes rather than some fast food chain... but I'm on a tight budget, and Subway's 2.50 $ sub is hard to pass ...
8 hrs, 15 kms
I still have a little more Gettysburg stuff to see as I head out of town... but I think I'm done rambling on that topic. One plaque that does catch my attention is a about the 50th year anniversary, when 44,000 Union troops and 8,000 Confederate troops got together for a big "family reunion" for old times sake.
I guess it's nice to finish this on a positive note.
7 hrs, 17 kms
Day totals: 13 hrs, 27 kms
Notice: the dates have been changed to keep my hike segments in geographic order
After New Oxford, I follow famous Route 30 for a little ways, but I'm quite glad to get away from it--too much traffic. Instead I take "Ox Bon" road which meanders through the countryside, towards my next town, Bonneauville. A ...
... underground passageway in the square of Gettysburg they would use..."
Definitely counts as an "Interesting Encounter" of the day...
After taking a couple pictures of the beautiful Victorian style houses, and turn of the century style shops around the circle, I head on down the road, stopping to check out an antique store complete with an Amish buggy... and continue on down the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsResidence Inn Harrisburg Carlisle
Very friendly and well maintained establishment. All amenities and exceeds expectations.
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