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One Day in The City

One Day in The City

To minimize the risk of travel delays interfering with embarking on the Queen Mary 2 tomorrow, we scheduled our train ride into Manhattan so we’d have two nights before making our way to the ship. We did experience a two hour Amtrak delay due to severe flood damage in...

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Five Weeks Flew By!

Five Weeks Flew By!

So much has happened since our last post. We'd love to go into greater detail about every adventure but it's time we got you caught up to where we are now. Hopefully we'll do a better of job of timely posts going forward. It was way back on Tuesday July 11th that we...

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Bob’s Diner

Bob’s Diner

Making the decision to live in our cute little 2021 T@B 400 teardrop trailer means that for us a road trip isn’t necessarily a vacation so we approach meal planning the way we would if we had a fixed residence. We grocery shop and prepare most of our meals at home....

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Abbott Farms

Abbott Farms

Today's travels have taken us a bit north of US-20 to Abbott Farms in Baldwinsville, New York. It's another great Harvest Hosts site. In accordance with Harvest Hosts Etiquette, we made a point to arrive early enough to be able to shop in the farm store. Since it's...

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US-20 with Bell@ Behind

US-20 with Bell@ Behind

Today's route is US-20 eastbound across New York State. It's one of our favorite highways. Our first trip along this stretch was in September 1976 driving a 1971 Pontiac LeMans from Niagara Falls, Ontario to Glens Falls, New York. If memory serves us correctly we...

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Some White Ipocras

Some White Ipocras

Last night when we were chatting with Laura, we mentioned how much we enjoy Johnson Estate Wines in Westfield, New York and she agreed, especially their Red and White Ipocras, spiced wines. It’s the oldest farm winery in New York State. We’ve visited a few times since...

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Hilltop League Winner

Hilltop League Winner

At the Stormville Rest Area westbound I-84 near Fishkill, New York just east of the Hamilton Fish Bridge over the Hudson River, we spied something that looked out of place. Perched atop a fence post was a bowling trophy bearing a brass plaque that reads: Winner...

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Otsego County

Otsego County

The Cooperstown KOA near Richfield Springs, New York is Home for tonight. We've enjoyed some state park stays but full hookups and a laundry room are in order for tonight to get ready for a week involving moochdocking, T@B storage, and a family visit. When we made a...

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At Home in Cayuga

At Home in Cayuga

US-20 makes it way across upstate New York through some gorgeous scenery and we're enjoying poking our way eastward, taking our time and just enjoying the journey. This afternoon we aimed for Cayuga Lake State Park just southeast of Seneca Falls, New York on the...

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Barcelona Lighthouse

Barcelona Lighthouse

At a stop for fuel in along NY-5 in Westfield, New York, we were invited to pause and enjoy the beauty of Lake Erie at Barcelona Harbor, the home of the Barcelona Lighthouse, the nation’s first natural gas lighthouse erected in 1829. We parked at the pier and poked...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.