Travel Blogs from Wilmington
... phone coverage after a 30 minute white knuckle drive. Our plan was to stay in Vermont though our iMap advised us that this involved a ferry crossing...the other option was a 6 hour trip that we were not up to.
There were no ferries running at this time so we stayed in the port town in the first hotel we passed that had a vacancy sign and we rolled into bed.
No photo's taken today!
... of the Labor Day long weekend. Our mission was to catch up with Karen's friend Lola and her sister, who had taken an extra couple of days off work to travel with us to Montreal for the long weekend.
Why Montreal? Well I needed to get my visa extended and we needed to party!
Lake Placid is where we chose to park the car for the weekend as it is only 100 miles or so from Montreal and Lola ...
... the first "state park" established in 1892. It has a different feel since over 60%25 of the land is privately owned and a different design of signs which take getting used to by us who are more familiar with National parks and state parks. We don't see much public access to beaches. Mostly resorts and private homes and cabins along the shores of various lakes.
We do stop at the Wild Center near Tupper Lake where we ...
... onto our laps looking for his attention.
We are glad to be home. Car trips are great but more demanding than cruises. We would be happy to jump on a ship next time!
Thanks to all of you who followed us along on this short vacation. We loved the Falls, loved Niagara on the Lake, Lake Placid and Burlington.
Until next ...
... and got to eat outside. The weather was threatening, but we chanced it anyway.
We split some chicken wings and each had a house salad and a beer. That gave us enough energy to check out more stores. As we were walking, I was thinking more and more about that cookbook that I should have purchased. By 4:30 we were just too tired to walk any more. Rich said we were going to go back to ...