2019 Northeast

The Adirondacks, NY: Upstate of Mind

Making our way north from Niagara Falls over roughly 10 days, we hit the Adirondack Mountains and the towns of Ticonderoga, Lake Placid/Saranac Lake, and an overnight in tiny Baldwinsville. We are from the West Coast.  Also, most of our geographical knowledge has been gained from...

Minnesota: Landa Happy Waters

Trying (and failing) to escape the cold and rain, we next visited Minnesota and its many lakes, rivers, and waterfalls.  License plates proclaim Minnesota “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” but that’s only because the more-accurate “Land of 11,842 Lakes”...