The Pines Inn of Lake Placid
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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.
... complete with a room dedicated to Kate Smith who summered in Lake Placid for 40 years and whose body is buried here.
Nice to see "mountains" again I am such a western mountain snob as Sraddha says. It is pretty, however not compelling to stay overnight so we keep heading east and north. We stop to buy some fresh corn at a roadside stand then make our way up to Plattsburgh RV park. We first stopped at the state park ...
... to drive. I knew he would not complain about my driving.
Unfortunately all our plans to see Lake Placid are washed by the wayside. The rain is too heavy to even consider a walk. We wanted to see so much in this area. By the way, the temps have dropped 20 degrees. I did not pack for winter. It is now a cold, raw 64 degrees.
We did notice on the way to Lake Placid, that some of the leaves are changing. ...
... 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 ...