University Lodge in Amherst
Travel Blogs from Amherst
Just got back from fireworks with my son and brother. Good show. Earlier in the day we grilled out at my friend Chris' house. He has a pond in the back and I caught two good sized bluegills on poppers. I need to tie some smaller ones for the return ...
... didn't flood. That would have been a major problem. A number of us parked right on the river bank were prepared last night to move just in case.
Decent crowds for the show this afternoon and although it felt weird to be done at 4pm, no one was complaining...haha. A few kids dressed up in patriotic gear and the food and drinks were appreciated by all as we crowded under the cookhouse tent since it was still raining.
... start. Most folks didn't want to believe (or thought we were lying, maybe?) that the rides weren't ours so that added a lot of confusion.
We're also in the midst of the after effects of Hurricane Andrew so we've been enduring a lot of rain...we drove to this lot late last night (a 75 mile jump in the wrong direction) and thankfully got in before the real rain hit.
John and I were offered a ...
After driving most of the way in the rain, yesterday we arrived at Hinsdale, New Hampshire, just across the river from Vermont.
Today, we drove over to Jacksonville, VT to the Honora Winery and Vineyard tasting room. They produce a collection of several nice whites, one regional dry red, and three reds from fruit grown in California. The regional red was not too bad, and the other reds were very good. Their Syrah won a gold ...
The last couple of days have been filled with lots and lots of driving. We never knew exactly how the timing of things would work out on this trip, which was one of the wonderful parts of it, but when we got down to the last couple of days we realized we would have time to stop and visit my brother and sister-in-law which was a perfect last stop.
On our way to Niagara Falls, just 30 minutes southwest of Buffalo, we discovered that the other 2 rear ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Free parking
- Pets allowed