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You Get What You Pay For at The Fran Cove Motel in Lake George, New York - And That's Not a Bad Thing!

Last weekend the youngest daughter and I took a trip up to Lake George, New York - a place that I had often thought about visiting but hadn't had the opportunity to until it dawned on me that after dropping the oldest daughter off in Bennington, Vermont to visit a college friend for the weekend, it wouldn't take too long to make the drive up to Lake George. With that plan in mind, I started scouring the Internet in search of a decent, moderately-priced place to use as a base of operations for the weekend.  Using both Lake and  as well as my usual go-to-websites for lodging ( Priceline , HotWire , and TripAdvisor ), I read more reviews and looked at more websites (a lot of which could use some serious updating) before finally choosing the Fran Cove Motel as my motel of choice. With 15 'excellent' and four 'very good' reviews on TripAdvisor and room prices that started at $52 a night, it sounded like exactly what the budget travel