High Peaks Resort
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... mountain then hiked the 1.25 mile/2000 feet to the top (our Fitbit told us we had climbed 118 flights of stairs, that'll clean out the pipes)!!! It was an incredible experience we'll never forget!!
Next we visited the North Pole & Santa's Workshop before heading to Lake Placid to see the lake & the Olympic Village!! It was another crazy day!!
Today we stayed close to the trailer & since it has warmed up to 82 degrees, we went swimming in Lake ...
We signed up for a lodge breakfast for Sunday morning. It was at 7:15 and was buffet style. I told the Loj host that we were vegetarian thinking maybe they could have some sort of food that Kelsey would enjoy. It consisted of hash browns, eggs, fruit, sausage, vegan sausage, OJ and coffee. I couldn’t eat my vegan hockey puck of sausage, but Kelsey said it was good mixed in with her eggs. We sat next to a man from Washington DC ...
... soda fountain, and what boy doesn’t like crawling around stuff. Old soda fountain faucets and pumps make an awesome space ship or steam train or…. The barn at the Guide House had two antiques cars in storage and a half-full hayloft which was perfect for hay forts. A hike part-way around the lake brought one to the abandoned Camp Manhattan, or “The Porcupine Cabin” as we called it due to the prodigious number of porcupines ...
... was in order, now we just had to prove it to the friendly border patrol people. The first one we met was nice enough although he didn't quite understand how we could be old enough to have saved any money and be able to go on a trip such as this. He was also quite interested to know how we bought a car. The second one we met was obviously having a bad day standing outside in the cold and thankfully all we had to do was give him our car keys while we went inside to meet ...
... The Park Ranger was a Red Sox fan and provided some local stories.One was that feral dogs roamed the park area and so in the morning they became noisy. We usually got up early enough to start on trail ahead of the summer heat and the groups that may also be hiking. So any noise was not a hinderance to rest. As an aside , managed to hike half the 46 peaks. ...
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If I didn't know it I would think I was at the Hampton inn
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