Yanks, Bluenoses & Newfies

This adventure will run from June 22 through the middle of September, 2022.  This is some basic information about the when and where of our travels. There will be several phases of this trip, mostly of the camping persuasion. We will join Bill’s siblings and their spouses for a week, an annual tradition, this year … Read more

Hopewell Junction, NY

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Home to Hopewell Junction, NY Cumulative Miles: 223 Overcast all day, Low 60s We pulled out of our driveway at 10:45 on our way to Sylvan Lake Beach Park campground near Hopewell Junction, NY, along the east bank of the Hudson River. Described as beautiful, it’s an area we’ve never visited. … Read more

Narraganset, RI

Saturday, June 25, 2022 Hopewell Junction, NY, to Narragansett, RI Cumulative Miles: 607 Sunny, humid, high mid-80s We hit the road about 11:15 after a relaxing morning at our campsite.  Bill is the oldest of six siblings.  We were on our way to join them for a week in a rental house near the very … Read more

Hingham & Marblehead, MA

Saturday, July 2, 2022 Narragansett, RI, to Hingham, MA Rain early, clearing, then rain again in the evening, mid 70s Departure day meant that everyone got up early, packed their remaining gear and headed off in different directions. We drove to Wompatuck SP in Hingham.  Wompatuck is the former Hingham Naval Ammunition Depot which was … Read more

North Conway, NH

Friday, July 8, 2022 Andover/Marblehead, MA, to North Conway, NH Mostly sunny, 80 We left Andover about 10:30 and headed for Green Meadows Camping Area in Glen, NH, just north of North Conway. We’re familiar with the area because we participate in a cross country ski trip with the Kick ‘n Gliders every year. We … Read more

Acadia NP, ME

Monday, July 11, 2022 North Conway, NH, to Acadia NP 59° early, bright sunshine, mid 70s This was a travel day and we were on the road by 9:30. It was a long but nice drive along mostly small roads. The most spectacular sight was the Penobscot Narrows Bridge, a 2,120-foot-long cable-stayed bridge at Prospect, … Read more

Eastport, ME

Friday, July 15, 2022 Acadia NP to Eastport, ME        Blue skies, high 70s We were on the road by 9:30 on our way to Seaview Campground in Eastport, Maine. Eastport is the  easternmost point in the US, where the sun rises first. The drive on mostly two-lane roads was pleasant following the “Bold Coast Highway”. … Read more

Fundy NP, NB

Monday, July 18, 2022 Eastport, ME, to Fundy NP, NB Cumulative Miles: 1,388 Sunny most of the day, temps 60s near water, 80s inland We broke camp and were on the road by 9:30, bound for the Headquarters Campground in Fundy National Park near the head of the Bay of Fundy. Before crossing into Canada … Read more

Bridgetown, NS

Thursday, July 21, 2022 Fundy NP, NB, to Bridgetown, NS Mostly clear skies starting in the 60s but getting up to the high 80s Departing Fundy NP at 9:00, we took the limited access highways to Truro, NS, then left the fast road to drive the two-lane Fundy Coastal Drive. Then we picked up the … Read more

Linwood, NS

Sunday, July 24, 2022 Bridgetown to Linwood, NS Cumulative Miles: 2,921 Clear, 93, HOT! It was already getting hot when we hit the road at 9:00. Eschewing more scenic possibilities, we stuck to the major routes, arriving at Linwood Harbour Campground by 3:00. It was very hot so we mostly spent the afternoon inside the … Read more