Travelodge Great Barrington
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... in Pittsfield, which was a half hour away, so called first to secure a site and then headed that way. It was 90-95 all day with high humidity, so by the time we got settled, we were both drenched. We certainly did not expect this kind of weather in September in the mountains, but one never knows. We have been told that this heat wave will break tomorrow, and we certainly hope so.
The Mojos packed up and hit the trail! A quick 4 mile round trip hike up Provin Mountain to see the sights!
On the way up, we stopped to admire the cliffs and saw two hikers up on the south side. An exchange of waves led one of the hikers to yell out: "my friend, Jesus loves you today!". We thanked him and went on our way.
We took several pictures of ...
... River to tour from the water.
Our driver/guide introduced himself as "Paul Revere...well actually", he said "I'm Paul from Revere". He continued to educate us and entertain us for the next 90 minutes or so. Definitely a worthwhile thing to do if you are in the city. He even let anyone who wanted drive the duck while we were in the water.
After our tour we got into the car and headed to the very beginning (or end) of US Route 20. It begins as Beacon St. ...
... hotel, so the trees on the property are ancient and you know how I love trees! Of course, being in the north now they were evergreens of some sort, gigantic ones in front of the main lodge. I saw the main lodge, the pond, the barn, and the building I was most taken by was Eva's cottage. Now that I have been to Israel and Phoenicia, I guess I have gotten a double dose of pilgrimages to Holy Lands this year! Unfortunately, I only had about an hour to rush around ...
Had a great visit with Bill's Mom and sister Peggy and her family. Niece Caitlyn's boyfriend Bradley joined us for most of the time, and Bill's other sister Paula made it to dinner with us. After leaving Peg's, we checked out Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos -- not much luck but lots of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking