Amanda's Village Motel
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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. ...
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 ...
... mark that's been there for approximately 60 years.. A sweet girl car hop came out and greeted us and took our order. We sat at the picnic tables out doors and enjoyed this special hot dog treat. A hot dog smothered in chilli flavoured finely minced beef. You must eat 2 of these little doggies to fully enjoy the experience!
We then decided that we'd drive to Lake Placid, roughly and hour ...