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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6240 on: July 21, 2021, 03:32:32 PM »
Looking for ideas for a two day trip between NYC and Montreal. Family of 9, kids ages 4-18.

So far I have one idea: 1 day at Mystic Seaport, and one day at clarks trading post, new hampshire. We will bring our own food.

Any one have any other ideas?
We did this as a trip from NYC so something may be more out of the way but take whatever ideas you can use:
Albany-Vermont Trip 2019

Albany Shuls
Cong. Shomray Torah – Rabbi Rubin. 463 New Scotland Avenue Albany, NY. Shacharis: 8:00, Mincha/Maariv at z’man about 10 min before shkiah
Beth Abraham Jacob – Rabbi Feldman. 380 Whitehall Rd. Albany, NY. Shacharis 6:40 Mincha 30 min before shkiah

Albany Price Chopper - 1892 Central Avenue Albany, NY. 518-456-9314 Option 8 for kosher dept. They have a kosher deli. For a full hot meal, order 24 hrs in advance by calling them. Menu online. The store is open 24hrs. The kosher deli closes at 7pm on Sun, Mon, Wed, and Thurs. Open til 5pm on Tues.

Hotel – Residence Inn Albany - 124 Washington Avenue Extension Albany, NY. 518-218-7240

Things to do in Albany
New York State Capital – State St. Albany, NY 12207. 518-474-2418, open Mon-Fri 7am-7pm. Plaza Tour?
Washington Park – Madison Avenue and Willet St. open 8:30-5pm. Nice park with a lake, paths to walk
New York State Museum – Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY. 518-474-5877. Open Tues-Sun, 9:30am-5pm
USS Slater – Broadway and Quay St. 518-431-1943. Open 10am-4pm Wed-Sun. historical tour
Dutch Apple Cruises – 1 Quay St. 518-463-0220. Boarding at 12pm, depart at 1pm, return at 2:30 pm. It’s a 90min boat tour on Hudson River. Book in advance online or call them. Near USS Slater.

Sunday
Leave by 11am. Get to Elizabeth by 11:30am. Eat lunch and buy 2 suppers. Head to Belleayre Mountain and enjoy scenic gondola! Open 10am- 5pm. 181Galli Curci Rd. Highmount, NY 12441. Continue to Albany. Check into hotel 6:30. Chinese supper in hotel. Order supper for Monday by calling price chopper on Sunday.

Monday
Battenkill Valley Outdoors -  1414 State Rt 313 Cambridge, NY. 518-677-3311. Bike rentals. Can bike on back country roads nearby. They have one tandem bike. Call in advance to reserve it!
Mount Equinox – West Union St. Manchester, VT. Also called Equinox Preservation Trust. Driveable peak to top of mountain. Beautiful views. Visitor center. Can walk on top of the summit.
Bromley Mountain – 3984 Vt. Rt. 11 Peru, VT. 802-824-5522. Adventure center with alpine slide, zip line, ropes course, chairlift, etc.
Emerald Lake State Park – US 7 North Dorset, Dorset, VT. 802-409-7579. Pretty park with a lake and boat rentals and hikes
Stratton Mountain – 5 Village Lodge Rd. Stratton Mountain. 802-448-8528. Gondola open only on weekends to summit. Easy hike to fire tower from the summit.

Wednesday
Follow Molly Stark Trail that begins in Bennington, VT. Scenic drive. Along the trail, there are a few things that we can do:
Hogback Mountain
Woodford State Park (includes boating on the Adams Reservoir and a nice walk around it)

Thursday
Pack out early- ish! Go to the USS Slater, and then board the boat ride, Dutch Apple Cruises at 12pm. 2:30pm leave Albany. Stop in Monsey for supper.

***Lake George Chabad Minyan – 509 Canada St. Mincha b’zman and Maariv following. Rabbi Abba Rubin. 518-526-0773. on the way back to Albany from a day in Killington, VT.
Things to do in Killington, VT – did not do
K1 Express Gondola – Killington Rd
Thundering Falls Trail – can bring a stroller to this simple scenic walk to a beautiful waterfall
Killington Pico Adventure Center – 4763 Killington Rd. 800-734-9435. Think the gondola is included in this program. Mountain coaster, alpine slides, zip line, etc.



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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6241 on: July 23, 2021, 11:38:05 AM »
Any ideas for what to do on the way from NYC to Rochester, NY?

Preferably three or more hours into the way...

Family with infant, three year old and 8 year old.

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6242 on: July 23, 2021, 11:42:55 AM »
Any ideas for what to do on the way from NYC to Rochester, NY?

Preferably three or more hours into the way...

Family with infant, three year old and 8 year old.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6243 on: July 23, 2021, 11:49:14 AM »
Any ideas for 2-3 nights somewhere between Monsey and Baltimore? (or up to an hour or two off that route)

Can be low key, ideally somewhat kid-friendly. Any area that I should be looking at on Airbnb?

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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6244 on: July 23, 2021, 12:00:45 PM »
Any ideas for 2-3 nights somewhere between Monsey and Baltimore? (or up to an hour or two off that route)

Can be low key, ideally somewhat kid-friendly. Any area that I should be looking at on Airbnb?
Cherry hill and Philly (diggerland &sesame place) are literally on the way.
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Re: Next Vacation - Ideas
« Reply #6245 on: July 25, 2021, 08:10:06 AM »
Wonderworks in destiny USA mall, Syracuse.