North Eastern Summer RV trip 2017

Lois Lewis
Jul 31, 2017 · 2 min read

Trip Stats: 3,300 miles, 11 stops, 30 days, Mid-June to Mid July

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A view of the Green Mountains

See the Trip Route here:

Trip Route — if you click on the destinations you should be able to see some photos from that stop

Most Memorable Experience:
Biking the carriage trails in Acadia National Park and the St. Lawrence river cruise were my favorites.

Surprises and Unexpected:
Canadian camping is different — you just park your trailer wherever you want — many are radio-free and most campers have no garish outside lights. Tolls in the Northeast are killer — consider getting an EasyPass before you travel.

Favorite Stops:
Maine, Vermont, Thousand Islands

Interesting Tidbits
Here are some interesting things we saw along the way.

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This was in action at Hadley Point campground but we also heard about these in larger form in Canada — people just have their tanks pumped by a third party so they can stay longer or just so they don’t have to deal with it themselves.
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Cool idea seen in Maine — electric bike and custom kayak trailer
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We encountered Sheetz gas stations in West Virginia and Maryland — even into Kentucky. These are like QuickTrips but better — more fresh food and a shake machine!
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This rest stop in Kentucky had a dump station — wish every state did this!

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