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Travel Blogs from Lake Placid
... of the Labor Day long weekend. Our mission was to catch up with Karen's friend Lola and her sister, who had taken an extra couple of days off work to travel with us to Montreal for the long weekend.
Why Montreal? Well I needed to get my visa extended and we needed to party!
Lake Placid is where we chose to park the car for the weekend as it is only 100 miles or so from Montreal and Lola ...
... the first "state park" established in 1892. It has a different feel since over 60%25 of the land is privately owned and a different design of signs which take getting used to by us who are more familiar with National parks and state parks. We don't see much public access to beaches. Mostly resorts and private homes and cabins along the shores of various lakes.
We do stop at the Wild Center near Tupper Lake where we ...
... though and so was the wine and beer.
We were able to walk around the town and there are so many shops to explore in the morning as most were closed for the evening. I love this place and can see us coming back here again and again.
Tomorrow we are going to be in Burlington, VT, home of Ben and Jerry's. We will park ourselves for two nights and explore once again, Burlington.
Until next time...
... 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 ...
... away. What a beautiful drive through the Adirondacks region past mountains and gorges and rivers running along side the road. Very very beautiful scenery all along the way. We also passed Whiteface Mountain along our route which is very impressive.
We finally arrived in the village of Lake Placid where we strolled with Ozzi and enjoyed the many shops. A nice ice cream cone. What ...
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