Scottish Inns Martinsburg
Travel Blogs from Martinsburg
... was riding out of town I got a flat tire and stopped to fix it. After a mile of riding it was flat again because I missed a hole when I patched it. After another quick fix I was on my way to Winchester. About 20 miles after Winchester I crossed into Virginia. This was the first time I crossed into a state without the landscape ...
... drive in restaurants were all the craze. The idea was that the best way to enjoy your weekend was to not leave your car! My dad tells me that only one person went to college by bicycle--and he was considered pretty weird. Nowadays you'll see a full rack of bicycles at college campuses and people are actually more eager to get out of their cars when they go out for the weekend...
This drive in theatre actually looks full--although a lot of kids are running ...
... log cabin houses--I choose one as my video backdrop.
Glancing in the window of one, I have to do a double take--those look like pioneer era utensils on the rough kitchen wall. A museum? Nope. That's just somebody's kitchen. On one side is your regular stove and fridge, and on other side the kitchen looks like a kitchen would look back ...
Day 321 8 hrs, 14 kms Day totals: 15 hrs, 29 kms Down the ridge on the east side I enter "Middletown Valley" a valley between Cumberland Valley and the coastal plains that lead to Washington DC. In the middle is Middletown proper, which has a decidedly different feel than Boonsboro. Here you find elegant Victorian style houses that say this is historically a wealthier area. What's the secret? Well, I'm going to have the chance to find out. ...
... the moment. If it were later on in the day, I'd definitely go ahead and hop in for a splash. Nice to be closer to nature again, after miles and miles of towns and farmland.
At the top of the ridge is a turnoff to "Washington Monument State Park". I, as most people, think of Washington Monuent as that pointy thing between the capitol and the Lincoln Memorial in DC. But no, it's not the only one... other states also built their own ...
Other places to stay in Martinsburg
301 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg | 3 star hotelfrom $115
94 McMillan Court, Martinsburg | 1 star hotelfrom $58
1872 Edwin Miller Boulevard, Martinsburg | 2 star hotelfrom $99
975 Foxcroft Avenue, Martinsburg | 2 star hotelfrom $102
1937 Short Road, Martinsburg | 2 star hotelfrom $98
209 Viking Way, Martinsburg | 2 star hotelfrom $62
5595 Hammonds Mill Road, Martinsburg | Hotelfrom $58