Monthly Archives: April 2015

Milford Monuments and an Aqueduct

Our plans are to visit our daughter in New Haven, Connecticut, but she has obligations and won’t be available until Monday. There are very few RV parks or campgrounds around New Haven and the ones that are there won’t open … Continue reading

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Grey Towers

Plan ahead? Us? Nope. Spontaneity is how we roll. Usually we just drive until we feel like stopping and then look for a place to park for the night: an RV Park; a city, county, state, or national park; public … Continue reading

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Peep Peep

I like Peeps. They’re so cute and colorful. The factory is here in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It’s too bad they do not do factory tours, I’d love to see the little peeps popping out onto the conveyor belts. We drove by … Continue reading

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Bethlehem Steel Stacks

We went back in to Cabela’s to find the aquarium that we totally missed the day before. As we were looking around we also spotted this target shooting setup. That looks like fun. The aquarium was tucked away behind the … Continue reading

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Hamburg and Cabela’s

It’s always fun to eat the local cuisine during our travels. Neither of us were quite sure just what Pennsylvania Dutch food is but this region is the place to find out. After reading some reviews on the internet we … Continue reading

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Amish Country

Several people have said that we should go see Lancaster, so that was our plan for today. We don’t know much about it but we usually head for the visitor center first wherever we go. But when we got there … Continue reading

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Hershey & Amish

It rained all night last night and was still gloomy this morning, but we didn’t let that stop us from going out. Hershey is only about 10 miles from us so even though we have been there twice before we … Continue reading

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The PA Capitol

Hmm..what to do on a Sunday? Harrisburg is Pennsylvania’s state capital and it’s only about 15 miles from here so we went to have a look at it. This is the best time to drive downtown in any city because … Continue reading

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Moving On

In the last few days we did the Gettysburg Battlefield Museum, the Guided Bus Tour, drove part of the self-guided auto tour, saw the cyclorama and a diorama of the battle, that’s about enough. We’ll save the ghost tours, the … Continue reading

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Gettysburg, Day 2

Since the sun was out this morning we went out early for some picture-taking before the clouds returned. We returned to the Gettysburg Battlefield to get a shot of the Eternal Light Peace Memorial. It is built of Alabama limestone … Continue reading

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Gettysburg, PA

It rained all day yesterday so we just stayed in. But today was better so north we go! We have crossed the Mason-Dixon line into Pennsylvania and are no longer in the south. Gettysburg and it’s famous Civil War Battlefield … Continue reading

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Great Falls Park

Great Falls, part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park on the Potomac River is about 20 minutes west of where we are camped at Greenbelt Park, MD. Maryland is on the eastern side of the river and … Continue reading

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What a Beautiful Day!

It’s Parade Day today and the sun is out! So back we go for another look at DC. It’s a good thing that where we get on the Metro train is at the end of the line. This means we … Continue reading

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DC Cherry Blossoms

All day today was a cool dreary day. We never did see the sun. This morning we grabbed our jackets and drove to the nearby train station and took the Green Line to Washington DC to see the cherry blossoms. … Continue reading

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Jamestown and Yorktown

This morning we went to visit Jamestown National Historic Site, the location of the first permanent English settlement in America in 1607. The first thing we see when we get there is the Tercentenary monument that was erected in 1907 … Continue reading

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Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is a living-history museum and the restored 18th-century capital of Virginia during the Revolutionary War period. ┬áThe historic area includes buildings dating from 1699 to 1780.┬áTour guides and shop owners wear period costumes and stay in character. Our … Continue reading

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Move to Williamsburg

We left the Americamps RV park in Richmond this morning and drove about 50 miles east to Williamsburg Campark. At Richmond the RV park was filled nearly to capacity because of the Easter weekend and Spring Break all this week. … Continue reading

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Easter on Parade in Richmond VA

Monument Avenue in Richmond is a busy multi-lane street with a center median. Today the city blocked traffic for four blocks for the Easter on Parade festivities. This is not a parade in the traditional sense. There are no marching … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Park

The weather today is much nicer than it was yesterday. It’s sunny, blue skies, and about 60 degrees, slight breeze. We walked the canal walk and along the river until we came to this pedestrian bridge that is suspended from … Continue reading

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Sculptures, Statues, and Monuments

We moved to Americamps RV Park just north of Richmond, Virginia. We checked in early because weather reports indicated it could rain and we wanted to avoid having to get set up in the rain. The park was booked up … Continue reading

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