Travel Blogs from Gorham
... with green peppers, red peppers, tomatoes and local Cabot cheese (which is delicious). It is difficult to keep fresh produce on a road trip, but you can do it. We used a thick Tupperware with napkins layered over each other to preserve a dozen eggs in the cooler (Kelsey’s idea). Heading out this morning we realized how many bikers there are around. Every few minutes we would see another biker gang cruising down the highway. We ...
Yesterday we decided that we would hike Mt Washington. Today was the day.
Mt Washington, located the White Mountains of New Hampshire, is the tallest mountain in the Northeast. It is one of America's top ten most dangerous mountains to hike. At the summit, the highest ever wind was recorded at 231mph.
So, we got the deets and gear we needed, and prepared for our hike.
We started at the Pinkham Notch Visitors Center on ...
... Mount Washington. It was all starting to sink in: tomorrow we would embark upon a long, technical climb of 'Ol Washy. On the way back to our mountain cottage, we visited the beautiful Glen Ellis Falls. Pouring more than 600 gallons of water over its edge in just one minute, the powerful falls were quite impressive. Our hike down to the base of the falls was a mini adventure, but well worth every step. Upon our arrival back at our mountain cottage, luck was definitely ...
... noticed as we drove in to downtown Gorham was the railroad museum. Unfortunately it was closed by the time we got here. The rail line here is ex Grand Trunk. Now it's a G & W property, the St. Lawrence and Atlantic RR. I was told that trains run sporadically. I wish there was more to say, but after a full day of driving I'm tired and ready to just veg out for a bit. Until tomorrow, ...
... dinner last night at the Muddy Moose restaurant which was a large log cabin style diner that was decorated with various artifacts like old skis and canoes hanging from the ceiling. The food was very good and in typical US large portions. Hopefully the weather will improve today when we get to Boston so that we are able to walk the freedom trail and see some of the historic sights without taking our ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center