BEST WESTERN Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel
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... and some unusual, interactive exhibits. Even Jess had a good time though she usually hates being dragged to these military oriented museums :-). Afterwards we enjoyed going to Sheetz nearby as a novelty for us as do not have these in NY. Then back on road to VA. Have to say, starting to think NY drivers much better than the ones along this route. We heard our first y'all too. Pulled in to the Residence Inn in Harrisonburg, VA for night. Aug 5 at 9:23am ...
... in the background and antique cars in the foreground which could be captioned, "Parkbenching Harrisburg, 1964" Back inside the capitol, I join some 80 antique car drivers for the tour. I guess it's a little difficult dressing appropriately when part of your day is spent trudging through a dodgy ghetto (where you're safer looking like a hobo) and then strolling through one of the most elegant buildings in the state of Pennsylvania! I guess I don't do to bad, although ...
... I suddenly find myself in a very generic, peaceful middle class suburb... feels far, far detached from the industrial decay and ghetto feel of the riverside below... Highspire wasn't all that inspiring back in 2007--nor is it today. there is a nice shady gazebo where I can take a rest before continuing on my long, sun-scorched stretch past the airport and on to Middletown. Here I think I'm ready to call it a ...
... actually improved here since my last visit seven years ago. I want to stop to say hi to my friend from ***** who runs an international food store (and practice my French a bit!) but the store is closed. I also pause at the little Veteran's Park where I had one of my last conversations with my father back in 2008 when he visited me... I never imagined that that the next time I'd see him after that would be on his deathbed... It's time to continue on down the ...
... Street. The idea is that they'll absorb rainwater from the street rather than having it just go down the rain. And finally... I reach the Mighty Susquehanna... the skyline of Harrisburg on the other side... The kilometer long bridge... I'm finally headed for the "big city", after weeks of small towns, forest and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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