It’s a bit different than the original itinerary. But with plumbing, dog, car and other surprise expenses over the last six months, we had to dip into vacation savings, which forced us to scale down a bit. It’s fine, though; we are going to have a ball with what we’ve got, and we both feel incredibly blessed to be able to do it at all.
Behold, Odyssey 2012:
- Gettysburg, PA
- Hershey, PA
- Foxwoods, CT (5th largest casino in the world, wahooey– total Vegas sensory overload)
- Cape Cod National Seashore, MA
- Hyannis, MA
- Salem, MA
- Lexington and Concord battlefields, MA
- Bangor, ME
- Bar Harbor, ME
- Café Lafayette Dinner Train and Mt. Washington, NH
- Fort Ticonderoga, NY
- Somewhere for the last day — we’re doing it on the fly
It looks like we’d be gone for weeks instead of just ten days, but we had to keep reminding ourselves of how *unlike* last year this is. I mean, it takes less than an hour to drive the entire width of Rhode Island. That’s a trip to Cleveland for us. With the exception of the distance across Pennsylvania, these places are deceptively close together.
Of course, the stops along the way will make it more fun. While we have no planned stops in Rhode Island and Vermont, we’ll surely enjoy the unplanned ones.
Can’t think about all that at the moment, though. I’ve got the Js upstairs. They will be stirring any minute now, and then it’s breakfast and hit the door runnin’. Busy (but fun) day ahead.
PS — hugs to BoomR today. His sweet dog, Duke, has a malignant tumor.