Two Fun Boondocks In Upstate New York

These are two nice boondocks (free parking overnight) in upstate New York. The first is at a state highway rest area overlooking the St. Lawrence River which blessed us with a glorious sunset and rain during the night (the sound of rain on a motorhome roof is sleep inducing.

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Sackets Harbor Anniversary: War of 1812 Battleground and Regatta

One the morning of August 4th, our 17th anniversary, we drove to the War of 1812 battlefield site and found a parking place beside the mouth of the harbor. There was an encampment of re-enactors close by and we wandered among their canvas tents admiring their period clothing, muskets, canons and uniforms.

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Oswego, NY Sunset Dance

A couple of days before our 17 anniversary, we were in Oswego, NY. Claire, ever on the lookout for free entertainment, found a concert in a town park. It proved to be shady with a breeze off the lake and a perfect way to spend an evening. Best of all it was Big Band era music with a 17 piece Big Band. Well, of course those who know us, know we can’t resist dancing to that music, even if it is on the grass in front of a couple of hundred strangers.

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