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Trip Report Trip to daughter's wedding and return

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This is the first of two trip reports.
Five weeks ago, my wife and I started on an epic journey back to the east coast from Oregon. We started from home on May 15 and arrived in Spokane in the late afternoon.
It was great to see the park along the river where I spent a memorable day in 1974 at the World's Fair.
We boarded the Amtrak Empire Builder which arrived early from both Seattle and Portland.
We arrived in Chicago about an hour late but with plenty of time to search out Pierogi Heaven on North Wells where we had our first good pierogis in several years.
Because I'm 62 we were allowed to board the Lake Shore Limited just behind the people who needed Red Caps but ahead of the rest of the mob. We arrived in Cleveland a few minutes behind schedule which was fine since my car reservation was for 7AM.
The taxi to the airport from the Amtrak station was equal to 2 days of the rental.
We arrived in Cleveland on Friday 5/18 and had a great breakfast at The Big Egg. From Cleveland we went on I-90 through Erie and then I-86 through Salamanca turning south on US 219 to Bradford PA. We had a little geocaching mission at the McDonalds in Bradford.
This McDonalds is the only one with a producing oil well on the property.
When we left Bradford we headed over the back road back into New York Alegheny State Park to see the Thunder Rocks. We spent the night at the Dudley Hotel in Salamanca. The rooms at the Dudley are old (70's?) but the bed was comfortable.
The next day (Saturday) we attended a Mega Event of geocachers (700+) in The Red House section of the State Park.
We left the event about 7:00 PM and headed east and spent the night at a little cabin along US 6 east of Coudersport PA. On Sunday we went to church in Wellsboro which is the town I was born in and graduated High School. My wife and I really love the Wellsboro Diner for lunch. Sunday afternoon we drove through Lancaster PA and Newark Delaware and spent the night in New Castle DE. I found a geocache in Delaware and another over the bridge in New Jersey.
We then drove back through Newark DE into Maryland across the Coniwingo dam and down US 1 toward Baltimore. Our daughter who lives in Columbia, MD was glad to see that we made it there. We then went to check in to our hotel in Cockiesville MD for a 7 night stay. Stay tuned I will get to the wedding, the places that we ate, and any more details you may ask about. I don't know if any picture of me or the bridal party have showed up in the Washington Post yet (or ever) but there was a photographer there from the Post.

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