Travel Blogs from Saratoga Springs
... in a foreign country.
My last night in Rome will never be forgotten. I spent it walking around with my closest friends, drinking wine, eating gelato, and seeing every monument for my last time abroad. I say "last time abroad" for a reason because I don't plan on it being my last time at all. I will definitely be back to Rome to show my future family where I spent four of the most amazing months of my life, thus far. Rome has become a part of me, and I will forever be grateful for that.
We woke up to sunshine which was the first we had seen in days so I was sort of feeling torn between racing home or spending a few moments checking out the Lake. We asked for some suggestions from the front desk and got a great tip to take the scenic drive up Prospect Mountain which was literally a few blocks away. The drive cost $10 but had several view points out over the lake ...
... short drive off the main road. Very pretty and very easy walk off the road.
We eventually ended up at Lake Champlain where we crossed the bridge and took a short walk to see the Lake Champlain lighthouse. Normally I think you could drive back to it but it was blocked off due to the season closing of the camping area. But the visitor center was still open and a very sweet lady chatted with us and directed us on how to walk to see the lighthouse. Again ...
... murky, grey, dark clouds and a lot of surface water. The other notable feature of the day was the towns we passed through or by en route - Manchester, Liverpool, Rome, Syracuse, Waterloo, Utica and Troy to name but a few.
We did hop off for a dose of historical culture, however, at Johnson Hall, where a British settler, Sir William Johnson, forged relationships with the native Indians in the Mohawk Valley. ...
Yesterday I hired a car in Boston and drove for 3 hours to Albany in up state New York. Very strange at first driving an automatic, my left leg kept instinctively moving. Me and the car made it in one piece though. The trees are just starting to turn too so it's was a very pretty drive. I'm staying with Roslyn Dahl who is the Communications & Development Director of The Oley Foundation. The Oley Foundation is ...
Other places to stay in Saratoga Springs
534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 4 star hotelfrom $184
- Good and Bad, depends on what floor
- Smoke and mirrors
- Management needs improvement
232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 3 star hotelfrom $184
11 Excelsior Ave, Saratoga Springs | 3 star hotelfrom $218
25 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs | 2 star hotelfrom $174
24 Gideon Putnam Road, Saratoga Springs | 3 star hotelfrom $171
125 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 3 star hotelfrom $157
17 Old Gick Road, Saratoga Springs | 2 star hotelfrom $116
295 Excelsior Avenue, Saratoga Springs | 3 star hotelfrom $236
231 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 3 star hotelfrom $147
3291 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 2 star hotelfrom $127
South Broadway - Route 9 #2961, Saratoga Springs | 1 star hotelfrom $116
- The absolute best in Saratoga.
- Roosevelt Inn is the Best
- Clean, Warm and Friendly
497 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 3 star hotelfrom $235
- Great Choice
- Pleasant Surprise
- Truly a Spa Pleasure
365 Broadway, Saratoga Springs | 3 star hotelfrom $70
500 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs | Hotelfrom $113