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Month: August 2015

Things to do in the Finger Lakes, NY

Planning a trip to the Finger Lakes? Here are some ideas to start the vacation planning. 1) Outdoor Sports The Finger Lakes Region in New York is the perfect setting for outdoor sports and recreation. There is a lot going on in the summer here like: Hiking Hiking through the gorge at Watkins Glen State Park is a great little hike. It isn’t too strenuous, although it is uphill for the first half. You will find yourself stopping often for photos and to see where you started at the bottom.  Plan for about 90 minutes to complete the loop from Read More

White River Junction, Vermont

The second part of my Vermont weekend adventure brought me to White River Junction, Vermont. I read about the town in Budget Travel magazine who named it one the United States “Coolest Small Towns”. While there may a side to White River Junction I did not see, this was not my favorite stop. I arrived on a Sunday around noon and hardly anything was open. Restaurants, stores, theatres, the main attractions were all closed. I wandered over the river into West Lebanon, New Hampshire in the hot sun to find a brewery that was open. Seven Barrel Brewery had 8 different Read More