Melody Motor Lodge
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... here in Mill Run. The Laurel Highlands were magnificent. We drove about 30 miles to our bed and breakfast on back roads of rolling hills and screaming fall colors. Very different than the sharp, high altitudes of the Blue Ridge. Equally beautiful. Had a fantastic time at a local pub where sportsman (hikers, kayakers, etc) stop after a day in the woods. Good beer, good food, ...
... Pity we could not wait around to find out.
Drove in and out of fog along the I 19. Stopped to take photos of the fog in the valleys and hugging the mountain tops. Tried to find a view off a side road without success so went back to the highway to take photos from where we had first seen the view. Later there was a scenic overlook to the valley on the other side of the mountain.
Although the I 19 which becomes the I ...
... go for miles and miles.
The rural areas reflects prosperous living and the city of Columbus is so neat. Clean, tidy and easy to get around. Arena area would be so neat on a game night and the cities current development work on the riverfront show their progressive thoughts.
Unfortunately no home football game on whilst there as wanted to see the renown Ohio State University Band. Saw them on TV and put on an amazing show.
We spent our first night at the Holiday Inn Express in Belle Vernon, across from Hoss's.
We started the next day with an early morning breakfast at Eat'nPark with our PA friends. After breakfast, we went to see my Dad and grand parents' graves, and then we hit the road.
For the first part of our trip, we took the back roads through Mt Pleasant, Donegal, and more. At Breezewood we got on to the turnpike for the rest of the ride.
First, the answer to last entries quiz is: horse drawn Amish wagons. The pavement depression is a rut from the horse hooves, the lighter lines on either side from the steel wheels. Quite common, including potholes from the horses. I have been passing through a lot of Amish county, including sharing the rails trails with them. They do not wish to have pictures taken of them or their places so ...