The Balsam Motel & Cottages
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... mountains. At the top they have a huge parking area where you have to park and take a shuttle van up to the actual summit. The viewpoints along the way were nice and the road was wide enough so it wasn't nearly as harrowing as the drive up Mt Washington. Mom was thankful for that and so was I. Before we made the drive up the mountain I tried to get down to the actual lake to get ...
... short drive off the main road. Very pretty and very easy walk off the road.
We eventually ended up at Lake Champlain where we crossed the bridge and took a short walk to see the Lake Champlain lighthouse. Normally I think you could drive back to it but it was blocked off due to the season closing of the camping area. But the visitor center was still open and a very sweet lady chatted with us and directed us on how to walk to see the lighthouse. Again ...
... web site indicated a total hike of approximately 4 miles, but it was more like 6 and change. This is where we could wax eloquently about parks, the general information that is or is not available, the dearth of decent trail maps, driving directions to said trails, etc. Suffice it to say that anyone planning to really do hiking in this area needs spend some quality time researching some decent hiking guides to the area. Lucky for us we were both scouts, ...
We have been in Ballston Spa since August 10 and having a wonderful time. The kids are just delightful. The schedule here is busy and we fall into bed at our usual 9:00 many nights earlier than that. We plan to leave on Sept 8th. Everyone is back in school by then and the nights are getting colder. We still haven't resolved our electrical problems. We had a relay ...
... first button up the front dress when their shirt business declined. The building is now home to over 40 local artists from the area.
Lynn, Suzanne did find something to buy!!
The rain has set in for the day, Wednesday. So laundry and relaxing is on the menu! Tomorrow we move on to Verona, NY. to try out the slots at the casino:)) Maybe I can win enough for dinner:))