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Jun 21, 2018 - Day 18 - Bellefonte, PA to Lewis

Last night (Wednesday) was our last night of camping - it cooled down good and was so nice sleeping. We left Bellefonte, PA in the rain, but it didn’t last long. Before we got to New York State, we again saw one turbine of the wind farms that we noticed on our way south. We drove up the east side of Cayuga Lake, which was not as pretty a drive as along the west side of Seneca Lake the first day we started out. We stopped in Auburn, NY, to visit Paul and Grace Granato, Snowbirds that we met in Florida. As they are in their late 80’s, it was...

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2018 Trip

Oct 12, 2011 - Auburn, NY

It's Wednesday, October 12. 2011. and we are finally home after a most wonderful trip. We traveled 8,751 miles thru 16 states (New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and West Virginia.) We stayed in 33 hotels, and paid anywhere from $3.07 to $4.99 for gas. Temperatures ranged from 28 to 100 degrees, but it was mostly sunny the whole time. We started out in the rain and returned home in the rain, with a sprinkling of snow in there. We...

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Sep 24, 2010 - Visiting upstate New York

Greetings, As we were traveling to Finger Lakes, NY we ran into Louise & Ann traveling in the opposite direction. Louise is our friend that caravanned through Mexico with us this past winter. She had returned home to Wisconsin and we had not seen her since March. What are the odds we would be traveling on the same road precisely at the same time. We had a nice little visit over lunch in Cooperstown. We spent a day in Cooperstown browsing through the Baseball Hall of Fame. The museum covers over 150 years of baseball history. There are...

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Aug 21, 2010 - Made it to Iowa

We started the day with rain but it cleared and we had a great day. The traffic was heavy around Chicago and it slowed us down a bit. The cars were weaving in and out of 4 lanes of traffic. We crossed the Mississippi right before we stopped for the night in Iowa.

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May 18, 2007 - When in Rome...

We left Kim's Tuesday morning and started working our way to Detroit where John has a meeting on Monday. We decided to stop that afternoon in Vernon and camp at Turning Stone. We had camped here last year and remembered it as being a nice campground; we also remembered that the casino down the street was nice too! But we got sidetracked...or at least I did. I had been experiencing some chest pain for a few days and John decided that since we were headed for Canada I had better get things checked out. After visiting a local doctor we took...

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North to Alaska

Jul 1, 2006 - Seneca Falls, NY- Women's rights!

We stayed at a sweet little campground, Oak Orchard Campground and marina, outside of Seneca Falls, NY. There was a lake and swimming pool and kids to play with. Shawna befriended a nice girl, Jessie, at the campsite next to ours. Jessie was so excited about us being from Alaska, she had all kinds of questions. Shawna was thrilled with the fact that Jessie had her own cell phone. When we left the campground, we found a farm stand which we stopped and picked up all kinds of wonderful, fresh fruits and vegetables. The strawberries were...

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Apr 24, 2006 - Geneva, NY

Stopped at a nice campground called Cheerful Valley to break up the drive from Newburgh to St. Catharines. The first all grass campground we had seen on the trip and the grass was indeed very full and green for this time of year. This location is in the middle of the Finger Lakes which are very popular in the summer.

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Jul 27, 2005 - Count Down

Well, it is Wednesday, July 27, 2005 just two days before starting our journey to Gillette, Wyoming. Most everything is packed in the RV except for a few more items that need to be transferred from the house freezer to the RV freezer. The horses were shipped out today to a very nice farm in Clifton Springs, NY.,Tyler had her nails clipped and Fif and I had our hair cut! And Freddie?????????well, she has just been chill'n! We had a much needed steady rain with a temperature of 67.

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Oct 6, 2004 - Rochester NY

DAY 2 (Thu 7th Oct) Woke early in my large bedroom in the basement. Why don't British houses have basements? They are so useful, in this case divided into a bedroom, store-rooms and the laundry room, all of good size. The principle is of a small excavation, say about 4-5 feet down, and then the ground floor of the house is raised enough to give the headroom below. This put the kitchen about 3 or 4 feet above the lawn, which gave an excellent viewpoint of the birds. Just over breakfast I saw species new to me, although common garden birds...

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