Wednesday, June 5, 2013 : Gettysburg, Shenandoah National Park

 

roadmap-us mark-4-5-us A long stretch of road with superb landscapes, most notably between Gettysburg and Hagerstown and, obviously, the 105-mile Skyline Drive at Shenandoah National Park.
attractions-us mark-5-5-us Two main attractions today, Gettysburg Military Park and Shenandoah National Park, with its landscapes and vibrant wildlife.
weather-us mark-4-5-us Nice weather almost all day long, but we arrive in Charlottesville under the rain.
hotel-us mark-3-5-us The Cavalier Inn, on the University of Virginia campus, is a comfortable hotel, with no specific charm.
 

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A very complete day, with both history and nature.
  favorite-us The otherworldly knowledge of our guide at Gettysburg. He did not merely explain the battle, he acted it ! The curiosity of the doe quietly watching us pass by her at Shenandoah also deserves a mention.