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Clayton, New York, and the Thousand Islands

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018

Sightseeing excursions cruise the St. Lawrence River past the summer “castles” of the Thousand Islands.

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A Taste of the Finger Lakes and 1000 Islands: the flavors of autumn 

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018

New York’s Finger Lakes and Thousand Island areas offer some of the best color and flavors of autumn. 

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The M/V Sophie C: the mail boat on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017

Drive to Weir’s Beach on Lake Winnipesaukee for a 2-hour ride aboard the mail boat M/V Sophie C., a full service floating U. S. Post Office complete with stamps and supplies.

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Squam Lake Boat Tours, Holderness, New Hampshire

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017

Squam Lake Boat Tours are 90-minute cruises in canopied pontoon boats that feature the serenity and wildlife of the lake as well as film sites from the movie “On Golden Pond.”

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The best of Zurich in 24 hours

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017

Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city, the dynamic and cosmopolitan financial and technology center…

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Dining in Lucerne: the grand, the historic and the delightful

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016

The Old Town is a charming restaurant and café area and the grand lakefront hotels have fine restaurants with outdoor seating. And just beyond the waterfront are hidden gems with charming dining rooms and garden dining.

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Mt. Pilatus: a voyage on a boat, train, cable cars and a bus

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016

During our visit to Lucerne we rode a classic steamboat across the lake to the world’s steepest cogwheel railway at Mt. Pilatus.

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Best day trips in Switzerland: the castle, lake and vineyards of Spiez

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016

We spent a beautiful sunny day in Spiez. The most leisurely way to get there is by boat on beautiful Lake Thun.

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