Travel Blogs from Vineland
... a short one with a hood so you can deal with the lines and not get tripped up, my Columbia one is too long. A hat with a strap a must buy. More workout shorts and tops for travel days they wash quickly you get very salty dealing with the lines, Helen you called that one :-)
Skirts I did that right :-) a few more long sleeved shirts and also a hoodie which I bought in Newport, you are on the water and it can get chilly.
We're in Philly!
We have a six-hour layover, so I thought I would write.
So how did my packing list compare to what Rick Steves suggests in his "Ireland 2013" guide? Let's find out.
5 Shirts, long and short sleeve: I think I have 4 packed, and I'll wear one. So that will make 5.
1 sweater or lightweight fleece: One black cardigan for me.
2 pairs pants: I have one. Take ...
21 July 2013 Our last stop before heading home again: Philadelphia. Our flight leaves LAX at 8.30am so we get up early morning and leave the hotel at 6am to get there in time. It's Sunday morning so luckily no traffic which made it a smooth ride. The flight was full but went great. The hotel (Hyatt Regency at Penn's Landing) is also very nice. A room on the 21st floor with view on the Delaware River, dividing the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and the Franklin bridge ...
After arriving in Philadelphia, we headed straight for the Independence Park Visitor Center, getting there around 11:00 a.m. We found out that all the tickets (free, but limited) for Independence Hall tours were taken for the day. It would have been nice to get the 30 minute tour, but we were not heartbroken -- we might have had to stay until later in the day than we wanted to if there had been some tickets left. If we had known tickets were required and that they were limited, ...
... and returned to Lydia's apartment on the outskirts of Philadelphia by the local train and a leisurely one-mile walk in 98 degree temperature. The rest of the afternoon-evening was dedicated to taking cold showers and sitting in front of a 20 yr. old window air-conditioner that was louder than the jet that would carry us to Greece.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet