Finch and Chubb Inn
Travel Blogs from Whitehall
... farmhouse built in 1809 and run by our delightful hostess, Donna.
Our first full day here began with a wonderful breakfast, provided by Donna, of fruit, fruit juice, bacon and as many pancakes and maple syrup as we could eat.
With full bellies we headed out with John and Penelope for a guided tour of the area starting with the farm. The farmhouse has the biggest fireplace I have ever seen looking like it is built out of some sort of boiler.
... to see some of the local people enjoying their lovely natural attraction. Then we made our way to Stewart's for some coffee - that turned into milk shake and root beer float. We discovered the Stewart's was pretty much on Rt 9N so Otto headed north to Saranac and I headed south to Saratoga from there.
Another lovely paddle - I really enjoyed the Hudson - it felt so good to be on the water with the breeze blowing and the cool water dripping off my paddle.
... the rest of the way to Lake
Luzerne State Campground arriving with the drizzle around 4 pm. Route 4 is a beautiful ride running through Woodstock… definitely a place to visit again. The campground was a
disappointment… poorly maintained, icky bathrooms, but nice showers. The sites
were on a heavily wooded ridge above ...
Hi All, We're on our way!
Our first day went well until we got a flat tire at the VT/NY border. Luckily we found a 'Redneck' garage and got the tire fixed within an hour. Didn't even charge us! Imagine that - there are still good people in this world. We did give them a generous ...
Yesterday we took a drive to Lake Placid, site of the 1980 Olympics (also 1932). It was really crowded with people so it must be the place to get away from it all. We just had lunch and then drove around a bit. The Adirondacks is a beautiful area that is heavily forested and has lots of lakes. The mountains are not as high as we are used to. Today we just relaxed a bit and explored the area around our campground.
Tomorrow we are off to Vermont.