The Surfside Motel
Travel Blogs from Charlestown
So far so good, bikes purring and off heading east then north up long island towards ferry to new England, Connecticut.
had the great idea to take some ocean and beach shots, not such an easy trail to the beach and ended up stuck in the sand, so first off road adventure pretty much ended in disaster although it was a laugh. I did not see the ...
... Statford Ct a slight change, had a bit of an engine issue with one of the engines we'll have that looked at tomorrow.
It was just so nice to cruise on flat water with unlimited visibility! I read a whole book today...8 hours :-). We are at Brewers Marina they own many marinas in CT very nice place. I'll explore a bit in the morning a nice quiet night tonight.
... boaters are all so friendly, always willing to lend a hand or helpful advice.
Dinner at Moorings was very good 5 star meal, if we ever get back here request an outside seat much nicer. On our way back to the boat we decided on a drink at this really cute small bar right in the middle of a tourist walking street, met a few other boaters who filled our heads with possible harbor stops ....so much to see and do!
... and owned by workers in rail way, coal and industry. One way in which the house was made impressive was that all the lighting was powered by electricity. It was one of the first homes to have full electricity circuits but Vanderbilt could see it coming on the rise (a bit like the IKEA flat pack he saw coming). Electricity was still very new and expensive but despite this is was very unreliable and unpredictable so mr Vanderbilt ALSO installed gas lighting so that should ...
... When I got off the bus I was greeted by miserable, grey and foggy weather... Which seems to be following me. It is exactly the kind of weather I was hoping to get away from an did not pack for! I followed my directions to the host family's house and despite all the grey it was beautiful! Looking out into the sea and a neighbouring island, green lawns and lovely homes! I was delighted to come around the bed and meet Christy who allowed me to shake off my wavy bags and introduced me ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed