Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse
Travel Blogs from Boiling Springs
... before Hershey. The GPS lead us to Palmyra (north of Hershey) - Gabrielle had put in the address of the steakhouse instead of the butterfly gardens. The rain stopped so we decided to have lunch at the Hometown Family Restaurant in Palmyra before going on to the Butterfly gardens.
I had shrimp bisque and a crab cake sandwich, Marie had beef and veg soup and a plain Jane burger, Gabrielle had the bisque and plain Jane, Chey spaghetti and meatball ...
Enjoying the morning with Uncle Dee. After a great breakfast at Bob Evans needed to run off some sausage gravy. Had a blast at the Army Heritage Museum running through the barracks and talking to soldiers. It was amazing. Porter "my favorite thing was talking the soldiers" (he had great questions too) Natalie: " my favorite thing was comparing the barracks; civil war and current time" Brooke:"lookin' at the houses" Now back to the ...
... the Laurel Highlands in Western Pa. Gettysburg is one of the few remaining in- tact tracts of land where the battle was actually fought. You can visit every inch of the battleground. The museum itself is also very organized and well done. Lots of useful videos, as well as the usual collection of guns and war memorabilia.
I was particularly excited to see the ridge that Chamberlain and his regiment of Maine volunteers held against ...
... a low paying temporary job that requires that they always be on the move, I'm reminded that not everybody gets a free ride in this country.
Touring the Trailer Park
I have one last sub-culture I want to have a glimpse of before ending my hike: The Trailer Park Culture. This culture is often mocked and lampooned in pop culture as being the bottom rung of society. Not necessarily true--there are some very classy folks that live in mobile homes.
Coming on gradually as ‘fading’ but waving it away as a thought that this just another fruit of my creative imagination on nearing 50 ~ the atmosphere in the different areas of my life shoots up to an unsettling chilliness while I feel that the earth is now holding its breath…waiting for something….waiting for the day when I would be ‘middle aged;… just creating a candid metaphor . I am beginning to ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking