SpringHill Suites Erie
Travel Blogs from Erie
... along the tracks is farmland and it all has been conversted to vineyards. When I saw the first little vineyard, I thought “Oh that’s cute”. Then I started to se more and more and a lot of them are enormous and they go on for miles and miles in PA and NY. I know that the wine industry is booming but I have never heard of wines from this region. Beer consumption continues ...
With our car loaded to the brim (how did that happen?) and snacks packed and podcasts updated we hit the road! We have a great line up of friend`s, family and couch-surfers to stay with as we cross the country and we are looking forward to a grand road trip!
The photos are from the whole middle section of our drive (Michigan, Iowa, Nebraska).
After a fabulous RV send-off from Lorna's and our dear friends, we packed into the RV with birds, dogs and Lorna's fabulous cooking (cookie too!). Dallas and Houston insisted on co-pilot privileges with birds singing in the background whenever RPMs and engine roared above 80 MPH.
We stopped in Buffalo and met Cynthia's brother Bob and sister-in-law Chris. ...
... there are trails and piers for fishing. We saw several deer up close and lots of birdlife. Including Karen's favorite, the bat cloud. We headed back toward US 20 through Orchard Park and past Ralph Wilson Stadium, home of the Bills. I must say my impression of Buffalo has changed. A very enjoyable day, so far.
Westward ho!! As we get further out we return to the familiar rural landscape. Route 20 runs parallel to the shore of ...
... ago it was declared a dead lake due to the countless years of pollution from factories, city and farm runoffs. We understand that it is improving....what a shame to pollute our waterways.
We have always been in pursuit of clean water in our travels. That's why we are heading to Lake Michigan-neither of us has ever been and we both heard the lake is wonderfully clean! Can't wait to check it ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking