Hampton Inn White River Junction
Travel Blogs from White River Junction
... Cherry Garcia" ice cream put the fire out too!
The last couple of days have been pretty darn good, we've travelled halfway round the world and caught up with friends and met some lovely people from a completely different country who are all doing what we all do - living their lives in their local communities, supporting each other and sharing good times and bad keeping a warm welcome up their sleeves and smiles on their faces.
... of Interesting Things" (MIT for short) - for a grand tour. John is a collector of amazing stuff, I'm envious of his library and as those who know me will understand - his gadget collection! Penelope has an artistic bent and has her own sections of the MIT where she has various artworks. The house has an amazing amount of well utilised space for what appears to be a normal house outside!
We met Dave who had come to do some wiring in the new shed, ...
... farmhouse built in 1809 and run by our delightful hostess, Donna.
Our first full day here began with a wonderful breakfast, provided by Donna, of fruit, fruit juice, bacon and as many pancakes and maple syrup as we could eat.
With full bellies we headed out with John and Penelope for a guided tour of the area starting with the farm. The farmhouse has the biggest fireplace I have ever seen looking like it is built out of some sort of boiler.
So, after our morning walk to Emerald Lake we headed north and east to Woodstock. Brenda was keen (not VT) to get some real, farm made maple syrup and cheese. We passed about a hundred signs along the way offering each, also fine woodworking and inns of all sorts. We passed Killington, a big ski area. Very cool. This route, Hwy. 4 will be jam packed with ...
... pass because it was labelled a "scenic route". Too bad there was not a warning sign for "rough road ahead". Awful road that was wet and closed in with trees. Once we got out of there we headed to route 91 to move faster to the hotel destination. So, we had gone for miles without seeing anything until we turned off to Hanover. Pretty little town, full of people and shops. Looks like a college ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking