BEST WESTERN Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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With a modest 252 miles on the agenda today, everybody seemed to be a bit slow getting off this morning, including me, but I blame the beer from the night before!
We start our ride along the Shenandoah Parkway - the Blue Ridge Skyline Drive - its a ridge at 2500 to 3000 foot high running for about 100 miles but the speed limit is a measely …
... truck towing a 5th wheeler came so we did a loop around to let him turn than went back to our spot to finish lunch.
We followed the rest of the trail to Lancaster where we started on another trail which took us to Lititz where we went to a chocolate factory and a pretzel factory. At the chocolate factory there were women covering small pretzels with chocolate, painting some chocolate shapes and packaging chocolates in boxes. The youngest worker appeared to be at least ...
We had a fantastic day yesterday meeting some Amish people. We went to 2 families's farms. They are very hard working people who live a simple life. The countryside is gorgeous and our hotel is surrounded by ...
... as the grandiose exterior I may have missed one of the better state capitol buildings in the country.
I wandered around the historic old center of town for a while and visited the Pennsylvania State Museum, which is next to the capitol and was open on Saturday. Although Harrisburg has some nice old row house neighborhoods, there’s also plenty of urban blight with abandoned houses with boarded up windows not far ...
... brick Central Market building, an old courthouse that functioned as the U.S. Capitol for one day while the capital was being relocated from Philadelphia to Washington, and plenty of monuments and historic churches around the old town, two of which have stained glass windows by Tiffany.
In the afternoon I went to Wheatland, home of James Buchanan, 15th U.S. president and only president ever from Pennsylvania. It makes you ...