Mostly a nice travel day...
Trip Start Jul 13, 2013
31Trip End Aug 12, 2013
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Where I stayed
Whippoorwill Motel and Campground
Today was a get from Point A to Point B kind of day with no tour spots on the agenda, so nothing really exciting happened. We left camp at 9:10, stopping fairly quickly for gasoline which was $3.86/gallon. From Standing Stone we headed out on the Central Adirondack Scenic Byway to travel across the southern end of Adirondack State Park. (Are you happy with us now Oldcat??) Later we changed to the Southern Adirondack Trail as we wended our way through small villages, past natural lakes (not used to that in Tennessee), and rocky rivers. There were, however, NO McDonald’s!!! Unfortunately, we have discovered to our chagrin that we have become addicted to their Chocolate Chip Frappes
We crossed the Hudson River (quite narrow at this point) in The Glen, NY at 12:45. I am sorry I don’t have any more or any better pictures than I do today. There were VERY few (I saw one!) places to pull over…especially in a motor home…to take a picture. Therefore, most were taken out of Mufasa’s window on the fly as it were.
We arrived in Lake George at 1:15. The temperature was a very comfortable 71 degrees and the humidity is very low. As we were driving up State 9 to a campground that we thought we would try to get a space in, we passed a small campground that lies behind the Whippoorwill Motel that looked like just what we needed for the next two nights and pulled in there at 1:40. We are level, good electric (I know you have become accustomed to those two things rating high on our list of "wanna haves".) It isn’t a fancy place but seems to be well maintained. The sites are grassy and quite large. Another big plus is that it is on the town trolley line and so we can catch that in front of the motel and get to town without unhooking, driving, and then spending time finding a parking spot! We will be here for two nights so that we will have time to go back into Lake George and do the tourist thing, and also so that we won’t be stressed out trying to find a spot for tomorrow night on a summer weekend…too much aggravation in that scenario! Another point is that we have been on the road for several days and we think it is good mental health to slow down and enjoy the unexpected moments a little more completely (that is what you told us to do, isn’t it Pat M.?)
We drove a whopping 133 miles today.