Days Inn New Market, Battlefield
Travel Blogs from New Market
... It probably took more gas to find the place than the money we got for the cans, but it was another adventure. This was a gigantic recycling plant, which I will send info about to our local recycling guru, Madonna. Altogether, our month's worth of cans netted $2.02. Anybody who knows us well, knows that I drink 4-6 cans a day of diet coke, and John limits himself to one beer per day and part of my coke., so ...
Travel 30 miles down the Skyline Drive Road to Big Meadows campground. It is an older campground than Mathews Arm and not as nice. The campsites are more open and not as large. Hard to find a site to fit a 32 foot Motorhome! The one thing this campground has are showers which we dont use. We settle in and read for the afternoon then walk around the campground!
It gets windy and cold later so no fire tonight. Rains in the night!
... waterfall that is dry! Now we have to go UP 1000 feet. A good workout this 2 hour hike! Back in the campsite and they are not kidding as we soon have a yearling bear and several deer walk right past us! They have to bring in Bear Bangers (noise makers like a shotgun) when a Mother bear and 2 cubs comes into the campground which if FULL of tenters with kids! Have a nice fire.
5 hrs in....Scott has cracked the whip and all VideoRay employes are working with utmost productivity.
For the quantitatively inclined:
Current fuel consumption is an average of 7.05 MPG....
Compared to the Tesla's 90 MPG(equivalent)
... around a bit but then thunder was heard after 30 minutes so everyone had to get out of the pool. While it rained, we played a card game with Sandy called Pit. When the rain stopped, Gary started on supper of macaroni and hamburger while Dulcey and Sandy chatted, Zach started a fire, and Ben and Mattias played around. We had a nice dinner and then sat around the campfire roasting marshmallows, and snacking. It was a nice end to what started out ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking