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I know it's early but, Summer Vacation Plans anyone?

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by Delta-T, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. Delta-T

    Delta-T Minister of Fire

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    The way work goes we have to plan pretty far ahead...so, I have plans to go to Acadia NP in Maine for a week, see the Bah Habah, Fort Knox, maybe go to the Old Town Canoe. Also purchased neat season pass to a bunch of attractions here in NH (at significant discount) to ride the cog at Mt. Washington, various gondola and tram rides, alpine slide, Storyland, Six Gun City, Santa's Village, Scenic Railroad rides, The Flume, Lost River... etc. have also purchased tickets to handful of AA Baseball games to bring the family to. Anyone else gots some fun things planned?

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  2. Jack Straw

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    We are heading down to DC tomorrow to visit our daughter for a few days. I haven't been told our itinerary yet, but I'm sure we'll see some cool stuff.:cool:
  3. Flatbedford

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    We have a week of island camping on Lake George planned for July. From last year. DSC06640.jpg DSC06640.jpg

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  4. daveswoodhauler

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    Ah, Story Land.....Have 3 kids so I have done all those items.....thank god I am almost at the end :)
    A tip, if you have a choice between Story Land and Santa's Village, I'd go with Santa's Village as it is a lot less crowded and the kiddies have short waits on the lines. Also, I think one of the employees mentioned that tuesdays and fridays were the slowest days....not sure why.
    We ask my kids very year (9, 7 and 4) where they want to go, and they always pick Santa's Village.
    Also, if you do go to StoryLand, there is a place about 1/10 of a mile down the road at the corner of Rte 16 I think....I think its called "House of 2000 Beers" or something like that,....if you are a beer drinker.
    Also, Flume and Lost Rver are also pretty cool.
    Not sure if you are going to be at Loon Mountain, but they have a gondola ride to the top, and we learned they also have caves to explore at the summit...similar to lost river, without the river, etc :)
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    daveswoodhauler Minister of Fire

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    Steve, Do you have a boat that you use to get back and forth at ther campground? I usually fish every year in late June on Lake George, and the island campground is pretty cool
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    Looking into a trip to Curacao next month.
    We are going to Inner Harbor in the fall because I have a Nuclear seminar there. I have to get 24 continuing ed credits every two years and the convention thing is the easiest way to get them all at once. The convention is a few days so we may go for a full week.
    In years past you could sign up for the seminar and automatically get the credits whether you attend or not. Now....you have to freakin scan your name card at the beginning and end of every class. :mad: :mad::(
    The last seminar I attended in Inner Harbor, I went to 2 classes (maybes two hours worth) and got credit for all 4 days::-) Those days are friggin over.
    We are also planning a trip to NH again in the fall. I did not get to see as much as I wanted last year.
  7. Delta-T

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    We've actually been to most of these things before, and I agree about Santa's Village vs Storyland.
    Side note- Remember when it used to be called the Westminster Village Inn? Have also eaten at a restaurant in "downtown" Westminster called the Town Hall maybe....they served these potato skins stuffed with scrambled eggs with hollandaise sauce...delicious. Good times.
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    Delta-T Minister of Fire

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    If you come in the fall, try to schedule around the "Highland Festival" @ Loon Mtn.....lots of dudes in skirts throwing logs to the sound of bagpipe and the smell of intestine pies. Its a hoot.
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    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    Intestine pies? ;sick
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    Delta-T Minister of Fire

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    hagas...sounds bad, tastes good....like Pu Pu Platter, sound bad, taste good no?
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    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    I think it is Haggis Del...I had to Google it dammit. Thank god for friggin Google...cause I have to look up a lot things I read here..;lol
    No I would not partake in those Hagas....haggis...no way mister.. <> They showed a pic of it and it looks like a pile of chit in a casing..
  12. Adios Pantalones

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    Going to Puerto Rico for a few days with the old lady. May drive with her and the pooches to see friends in TX as well.

    We take a few drives to the Whites and usually go camping in the fall there, but our favorite place at Crawford Notch was washed away in the floods this year. Big time bummer.

    By the way- had haggis in Scotland one time. It was fried and had brown sauce with it. It was great stuff, but I was seriously cocked at 4:30 am. My Irish friend asked the cab driver if he had any daughters as he drove us home. Lucky I'm not a modern day bog-person.
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    We have an older 22' cuddy cabin that I'll haul up there. Last year my brother in law rented a boat and that was an enormous amount of money for a pretty lousy boat. Here it is on the beautiful Hudson river a few years ago, and another where it spends most of it's time now.
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    Lessee... We're not gonna wait til summer to start the vacations....22 members of the our HOG Chapter (Brunswick, NY #3430) are gonna clamber aboard a big ole boat & head to Bermuda for a week, starting on the 29th of this month. No Harley dealers out there, so we may hafta get a group shot on some rented Vespas, or whatever scooters that are available. Then in May, many of the same are gonna head for DC the Thursday before Memorial Day Weekend & partake in the Rolling Thunder Procession with 30,000 other motorcycles. I WILL stop & render a salute to that Marine! Coupla short overnight trips to neighboring states around the Northeast throughout the summer months & then gonna do the Outer banks/Maggie Valley/ Tail of the Dragon in September. Still might drag my 60 year-old a$$ into the saddle & attempt an Iron Butt ride sometime in June or July, but that remains to be seen...
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    Would a Harley guy really allow himself to be photographed on a Vespa?
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    Hey, if that's all there is to ride, it's still RIDING! We wanna have everyone bring their Chapter Vests so we can get a group pic. Hopefully, we'll all be able to deal with the "Wrong Side" drivers...
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    heading up to Maine for a few days end of this month..
    then hopefully down to VA beach for a week in May
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    this time next week will be in Myrtle beach S.C. june spending a week on the outer banks of NC and in july will be a week in SC trying to remember the lake (close to clemson university, farthest west county in SC) (family reunion)
  20. Delta-T

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    Croatia?? I suppose its as good a place as any for vacation.
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    Hopefully going to see my family in Ohio.
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    Probably going to Va. late summer to visit wife's best friend and family. Maybe hit a few NH sites. We did the Flume Gorge, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway last year and Crawford Notch areas in NH. Maybe hit Plimoth Plantation and Old Sturbridge Village in Ma. at some point. Kids are getting away from kiddie ride places and are more into living history places.

    Here are some pics of the Flume Gorge.

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    Lake Hartwell near Clemson. Nice.

    there's talk of San Fran to attend a conference at Berkeley Museum of Paleontology and visit my brother. Then my friend came to town this week and starts flashing around the idea of using her buddy passes (she's a flight attendant) for us to visit a another friend in Spain ==c

    Than my dad is threatening Disney and I've promised the boy one more visit if someone we know is going <> .
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    If anybody deserves to go to Spain on holiday it is you Kat....I hear the gentleman folk are rather pleasing to the eye there.....;)
    I would put the kybosh on that Disney thang....;sick <>
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    Because my wife just had a knee replacement and will have a hip replacement in a couple weeks, our summer might be a bit different this year. So I just might pack some bags and hang them on one of these bikes and head to the beautiful country of Northern MI.

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