This blog post continues our Finger Lakes Weekend.
We left our hotel en route home at 8:00 am on June 22nd. Breakfast, for me, was what was provided by the hotel. I had a raisin bagel with cream cheese, a cup of tea and a banana. Bob chose not to eat breakfast, drinking only a cup of coffee. We didn’t go straight home. We rode to Letchworth State Park, and then we made our way back home from there.
Letchworth State Park is located 35 miles south of Rochester, NY. The park, often referred to as the “Grand Canyon of the East”, is a spectacular place. The park’s magnificent scenery includes waterfalls (three major ones on the Genesee River) and a gorge. We have visited Letchworth State Park many times over the years. We enjoy our visit each time we go. We arrived at Letchworth State Park around 9:30 am. We rode from the Mt. Morris entrance to the Portageville entrance, making several stops along the way.
It seems each time we visit places we have seen many times we see something different. A BIG chair was a new sight for us during this visit to Letchworth State Park.
The next few pictures are from other stops that we made inside the park.
We opted not to stop at Lower Falls, the third major waterfall on the Genesee River, preferring neither to make the hike nor use the time to see the falls as we still had a 2 ½-hour ride home from Letchworth State Park. We departed Letchworth at 1:00 pm.
From Letchworth we rode to Sprague’s Maple Farms in Portville NY, where we enjoyed a filling lunch.
Bob ordered breakfast food–pancakes, eggs, bacon and home fries. I ordered the maple-glazed meatloaf special that included salad, rolls, green beans, and baked potato. Lunch was excellent.
We rolled into Warren shortly before 5:00 pm. As we were passing by Tim Horton’s, we saw our friends Susan and Dave sitting outside. We stopped for an iced tea and visited for about 30 minutes.
We returned home around 5:30 pm. It was a great weekend. The weather was gorgeous; the scenery was beautiful; and the ride was nice. Best of all, I spent the weekend enjoying the weather, the scenery and the ride with my husband. Who could ask for more!