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Drove 534 miles in a tad under 10 hours.
Pretty slim for the highlights reel on a drive this long. We got away around 11 am after enjoying the Cleveland IPA's just a little too much.
Luckily the weather was perfect and the road easy. Once we got out of town our iPhone map advised that had 346 miles on the same road, a record for the trip I believe.
We headed out early from Wellesley Island, intent on crossing the northern Adirondack mountains over to Plattsburgh, NY on the shores of Lake Champlain which separates upper Northeast New York State and Vermont. A ferry is required for the short route to Vermont so we will forego that because we want to head north up into Quebec.
We gradually rise in elevation from 200 ft to 1500 ft as we go deep into the Adirondack ...
Got an early start to head for Lake Placid. Going through Customs only took five minutes.
The highway was the same scene, more corn fields. We got onto Rt. 3 and it was not my favorite. It was very hilly, curvy, and the rain started. There were only two lanes making it not pleasant for Rich to hear me complain about how I did not sign up for a 7 hour car ride on this type of road conditions. He finally asked if ...
... around a corner and have a huge motorhome in their face! They hadn't even gotten to the 26.2 mile run yet. I can only imagine what they were worried would come at them during THAT portion of the race!
We found a KOA that had one spot left and parked it!
I did some laundry while Mike took the dogs out to chase down any straggling Iron ...
We had a relaxed morning and then dropped into a historic spot to try a local legendary taste delight for lunch. Anyone who knows Wayne knows he is a hot dog nut. We just had to go and try a Michigan Hot Dog. I had never heard of this but it's legendary in this area.
The restaurant looked like it might fall down when we arrived but is apparently ...