Lake Raystown Resort and Lodge
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Outdoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... on what was once "Main Street", Knobbsville. There's a church, a "Quality Appliance" store that now just has some abandoned couches in front... a house that looks like a junkyard, with junked cars, a trailer and a dozen ancient ride mowers... then a house with stickers that read things like "Prayer is a good way to meet God... tresspassing is faster" Ah... Knobbsville... Finally, as daylight fades, I continue on a long, gentle downhill slope to McConnellsburg... and call it a ...
... with houses with enormous yards. This actually bothers me more than the trailer park--at least the trailer park provides homes for people in a space efficient way... this development looks like a squandering of a precious resource on huge yards that people really aren't going to use for anything... Veering off to the west is my next town: Newry. This town wins the prize for Shabbiest Town Hall. It looks like a little old church ...
... with them against the British in the Revolutionary War. I take a stroll down Main Street, then back up the adjacet street where, as I expected, what looks like a castle is actually an old prison... To the south of Hollidaysburg there are some big boulders rising from the mountain where you can get a good view up Logan' Valley. However, I'm getting tight on time, so I think I'm going to have to skip climbing up ...
... and power is local (which, generally speaking, is a good thing I'd say) it makes it easy for companies and developers to simply abandon urban areas due to high taxes, high cost of renovating old structures and inconvenient location... and just move to the suburbs where the city has no jurisdiction over them... nor can it collect any tax money from them. I've seen this over and over during my journey--and the results are quite sad--and completely ...
... how's the economy here in this area?" "It's a retirement area, really.... there are some jobs. A factory nearby is hiring 6 or 7 people... and there's some work at expanding the Del Grosso amusement park..." One thing there doesn't seem to be much at all here is agriculture. I've seen some grassy meadows that might be used to feed animals, but nothing more. I reach Bellwood, my next "official" town ...