Travel Blogs from Erie
... of debate, although American Bison did range into western NY state at one time. Neither the Native American name Tehoseroron (the Place of the Basswoods) nor the French name Riviere aux Chevaux (River of Horses) survived, so the current name likely dates to the British occupation which began with the capture of Fort Niagara in ...
... to eat lunch until 2:00pm. Then it was difficult to find a place to stay overnight. There are no billboards in this part of the state. When I could not find a hotel in Buffalo, I resorted to my iPhone and finally found an exit in northeast Erie. Glad to get off the road. Just one of the adventures of traveling where we've never ...
... back over the river to get better photos of the city. When we got back onto the same freeway as we had come in on earlier, the traffic was much heavier - lots of people going to the game.
Stopped at a big supermarket called Dave's in Mayfield (an eastern suburb of Cleveland) and witnessed a lady lose control of her car in the car park and manage to damage at least 4 parked cars before she finally ...
Monday, September 1
It did rain again last night but it cleared up before we awoke. We went to breakfast and then to a grocery store for a few things we needed. The Walmart we parked at was a 24 hour store but it was dead! There was, however, a large grocery store about a block away was called Meijer that was packed! We decided to check it out. It was laid out just like a Walmart, had the same stuff as Walmart, prices seemed ...
... the same Adventure Cycling maps I use. He'll be going south in the morning, and I'm going east. So we won't get to ride together. It was a lot of fun swapping stories. He's pretty gutsy with his routes. Most of the time when there's a road closure and you're on a bike, it doesn't really matter. You can just walk your bike off the road. One time, Hansa saw a road closure sign and assumed the best. He continued about 20 miles until he got to a river ...
Other places to stay in Erie
7415 Schultz Road, Erie | 2 star motelfrom $73
8040-B Perry Highway , Erie | 1 star motelfrom $71
205 West 10th Street, Erie | 1 star motelfrom $61
1015 Peninsula Drive, Erie | 2 star motelfrom $65
3202 West 26th Street, Erie | 2 star motelfrom $95
2540 W 8th St, Erie | Motelfrom $50