Travel Blogs from Poughkeepsie
We had a beautiful warm summer day to do a 50 mile cruise down a section of the Hudson River. The Catskill Mountains were in our western view most of the way. We took on about 120 gallons of Valvtech Diesel about halfway. While swimming in the refreshing pool we met a nice couple on the Rainbow Connection from Coxackie NY. They brought us fresh made brownies and pleasant conversation after dinner. ...
... You can easily spend the day. Saw huge Vanderbilt mansion driving on to Salem witch museum. Long 4 hour drive. Boston tomorrow! LJ
FDR's home and presidential library had numerous unique artifacts relating to the Roosevelt's life; that were well presented, and very extraordinary. I hope to return some day and see the rest of the interesting buildings on the Roosevelt estate. PJ
Hut 2... 3... 4... Visited West Point military academy for a look around. Probably not going there... But very cool looking around with the outstanding views and prestigious schedules. PJ
I really enjoyed the campus it is very compact and very peaceful by the Hudson River. Lots of stone buildings and signs saying go Army beat Navy. I need to work on my push-ups and cadence songs if I want to go there though. ...
... and said we could not get there before 12....their official check in time.......even tho the room is open now, - this is the first time a hotel has ever said that to us before.........if the room is open, they have always let us come earlier then the check in time. Depending his attitude tomorrow, we might just hike in and back out of town, not going to spend hard earned money at a place, if it is run by an uptight butt-head. Finally started hiking again, and ...
... location. It was great that Cherri joined us so that she was able to share in all of our experiences and bond even further with her grandchildren.
MY TOP TEN LIST:
10.Santa Fe, New Mexico
9. Targhee & Cache Forests (Wyoming/Idaho)
8. Idaho (amazing starlit sky/Spud Drive-In)
7. Jackson, Wyoming (Grand Tetons/Bar J Chuckwagon)
6. Bear Lake (Utah/Arizona border)
5. Cooke City, Montana