The North Woods Inn
Travel Blogs from Old Forge
... to Pottsdam, no fuses in any auto parts stores… but we did stop at Dunkin. They snagged the rear window defogger fuse to use in the spot for hauling. So that’s done. Dan hooked up our new brake system, it worked. And we are off for a hike, Bear Mountain 3.4 miles up rocky and rooty steep incline to top and a peek a boo view of the Cranberry Lake. Dogs made it fine, Lilly in the lead, Margot trailing ...
... family had given me a pair of gaters that I had put around my boots and which prevented the mud and water from going into the boots. Together with a walking pole, this was probably the most useful piece of gear that I brought with me. Whereas I had only brought one hiking pole (that helped enormously to keep the balance while manouvering across roots and fallen trees), my host mom had brought a pair of them. Unfortunately one of them broke into two pieces about ten minutes into the ...
Great Start Day. Dropped into Waterloo in time to attend the 9:30 Mass and surprise my Choir friends. Had brunch with them afterwards and after the farewells started off on my journey around 12:30. As you know it was hot today, a boring ride along the 401 in 31c wheat in not too much fun.
Crossed over to the U.S. around 5pm at 1,000 Islands. Small lineup with no trouble from the Security Guards. After a short ride down ...
This should have been a quick and easy hike. But the not-quite-crystal-clear directions to the trail (and the numerous trails in the area--it is a ranger school) made it very difficult for this girl to find. The third attempt was the charm, and by the time I got there I found the tower and its views rather disappointing.
... was awesome! It was a kit that her grandparents had bought and constructed in the 70s on the shore of Raquette Lake. Wide open kitchen/dining area and an adjacent living room (no walls between, so it was really all one large room), bathroom and two small bedrooms downstairs, and one large hostel-like room upstairs with a number of twin beds. The whole family shares the cabin, and it sounded like a vacant weekend was pretty rare, at least during ...
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