Super 8 Ticonderoga
Travel Blogs from Ticonderoga
... what have you. Not far from my position I suppose. The Vermonters I have encountered were in the same place 40 years ago, but now live quite comfortably in the highest taxed state in the nation, arguably. The cost of living is astronomical, but it pays for a very high quality of life; the roads are in excellent shape, co-ops and health food stores abound, nearly every town, small and smaller has a bike shop, and the environment is pristine. ...
This was a nice little 1/2 hour stop to stretch our legs. Had a few activities for Hugh to do and he thoroughly enjoyed each and every one. We got to the location 1/2 hour before they closed so we weren't able to learn a whole lot about the place.
It was a pretty quick stop so we can tell you much but it was very pretty.
A very good break
and some funny points:
- leaving queens at 4pm is just a bad idea - insane manhattan
traffic!!! (2h to get out of the city...) In total, I was travelling
there 12h door-to-tent and back 6h.... well yeah :D
- It's not funny when you go up Mt Haystack ...
... to a lake for the first evening and the rain and mist was so bad we couldn't see a thing! We were travelling with Steve and Deb too so the 6 of us had a fun evening anyway, but just 'viewless'. Next morning, we just had to give Mandy and Jim a CrackerBarrell breakfast experience and that always makes the sun shine for me! The weather then improved gradually as we made our way around the 1,000 lakes area and we had some great campfire evenings and sunshine lake days.
... hopefully for some never-finished holiday resort. We also came across Pennsylvania frankly ridiculous liquor laws - you can only buy alcohol in specially-designated state-run shops, and you can only buy beers in a minimum case of 24 bottles! Somehow they think this will reduce drinking?!
Anyway, next dat we set off for Niagara falls. We'd had to skip Toronto, now sure of whether we could take the car over the border, and how to get to ...