Days Inn Battlefield
Travel Blogs from New Market
... checked in, ate and Tori swam for an hour. We are still fairly disorganized about packing and unpacking so I am beginning to feel more comfortable about being seen in public in my PJ's. Tori has no problem with it. We are supposed to be having a super moon but it looks fairly normal to ...
Our first day on the road. Tori wants to stay on interstates and close to big cities. It is a challenge to my usual driving style. We did manage to get through both Baltimore and Washington DC with only a minor tie-up. Stopped and ate at chain restaurants. Not my usual style but this is Tori's trip. Our next destination is Arlington, Texas. Tori has a friend there.
... first night we camped Kelsey and I both spend a ton of time creeping up to them sideways, without looking, then turning for a great camera shot. It was fun and amazing at the same time. We ate the leftover quesadillas that Jane made in Lancaster that evening. Campfire smoked quesadillas never tasted so great!
The following day we decided to hit the nearby trails. We choose a route called the Rose River Loop that the Rangers spoke highly of. ...
... first try at one of the locations.
Our last turn led us onto a small, windy one-lane road for the last four miles. Those are ok in a car, but in an RV they can be tight! When we reached the vineyard, the drive was worthwhile. We entered through big iron gates and could see the grapevines growing up and down the steep hills. The owner said we could park behind the winery when I called ahead.
... few steps later you become quite sure the person who painted the blue blazes must have been drunk. As you get to each new obstacle, you need to use your brain to plan your foot and hand holds, then use your strength and wits and confidence to get you through. We took turns leading and several times I found myself needing to start over and try a different strategy. You really need to focus your attention to stay safe, and I remembered the rule Kimmie and I learned on ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking