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I can’t believe it’s been a month since I’ve posted. We took a mini-break over last weekend, heading back to New York to take part in the annual Five Boro Bike Tour. We added an extra night for the drive down and another on the way back to make it a bit less hectic. Our route took us through the Adirondacks, where we stopped to eat our sandwiches by the side of Long Lake. Our return route skirted around the Adirondacks from Utica up.

The night on the way down was to allow me to get to Woodbury Commons Outlet Mall. We scored our Samsonite suitcases there for a sweet deal, and this time I had shoes and some stuff for the house on my list. When I started to research accommodation near the mall, only two places popped up, and neither were particularly good value or scored high on satisfaction. So I expanded the search north, looking for something off the I-87. We got a great deal on the Days Inn in New Windsor/Newburg. The town is close to Westpoint, and even has an airport! We took our usual route through the Adirondacks, joining up with the I-87 at Warrensburg. It saves a few bucks in tolls over the interstate route via Syracuse. Read the rest of this entry »



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