The Blackberry Inn
Travel Blogs from Lake Placid
... left Ohio, scraped into the northern most tip of Pennsylvania and entered New York state. We immediately spotted a Friendly's, a northeastern USA fast food chain that Karen had been raving about because of their Reeces Pieces Peanut Butter Sundaes.....wow what a taste sensation.
We drove right past Buffalo and Niagra Falls en route to our destination. It was getting late and traffic was heavy as it was ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
We left Black Lake today and headed toward Vermont. We didn't make it.
We did, however, drive through the Adirondacks and somehow managed to drive into the bike portion of an Ironman race. No, I mean we drove into it! Imagine how those guys on bikes felt after swimming for 2.4 miles, then trying to ride their bikes for 112 miles, only ...
... place. Easy to see why they chose to hold the winter Olympics of 1932 and 1980 here. We did some driving around the area and village as well to be sure to take in all the sights.
We then made our way back to Plattsburgh for a pizza and a walk with Ozzi. Not a late night as we'll be driving around Lake Champlain to Burlington, Vermont for some shopping ...
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