It Is A Fine City, Like All Other American
Cities Of Its Class.
The streets are broad, the "blocks" are high,
and cars on tramways run all day, and nearly all night as well.
BUFFALO TO NEW YORK.
We had now before us only two points of interest before we should
reach New York - the Falls of Trenton, and West Point on the Hudson
River. We were too late in the year to get up to Lake George,
which lies in the State of New York north of Albany, and is, in
fact, the southern continuation of Lake Champlain. Lake George, I
know, is very lovely, and I would fain have seen it; but visitors
to it must have some hotel accommodation, and the hotel was closed
when we were near enough to visit it. I was in its close
neighborhood three years since, in June; but then the hotel was not
yet opened. A visitor to Lake George must be very exact in his
time. July and August are the months - with, perhaps, the grace of
a week in September.
The hotel at Trenton was also closed, as I was told. But even if
there were no hotel at Trenton, it can be visited without
difficulty. It is within a carriage drive of Utica, and there is,
moreover, a direct railway from Utica, with a station at the
Trenton Falls. Utica is a town on the line of railway from Buffalo
to New York via Albany, and is like all the other towns we had
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