Omni Bretton Arms Inn at Mount Washington Resort
Travel Blogs from Bretton Woods
Kathy, Wayne and I left Quispamsis, just east of Saint John around 8:30 this morning. We had a lovely drive on excellent roads with little traffic all the way until around Bangor. I must admit that the years of road construction have really made a difference: shoulders on the highway, passing lanes, divided highway in NB. Oddly, it was crystal clear ...
LIVE FREE OR DIE! (The slogan for New Hampshire) We had a fun time driving into the state of New Hampshire. Green mountains surrounded us on both sides of the interstate. Magnificent clouds covered the green hills for miles. We stayed within Franconia Notch State Park at Lafayette Campground. The Notch is almost 12 miles in length and impressively filled with rock cliffs, rivers, gorges, lakes, and all sorts of hikes (some part of ...
We transitioned from Hinsdale, NH to St. Johnsbury, VT today.
We had heard that the area was experiencing high pollen (guessing it is pine pollen). We noted at the last couple of parks that the coach and Jeep were covered in a yellow dust. However, as we drove north, the wind picked up, we were amazed at the pollen "dust" clouds that were stirred up with the wind! ...
... was tough. We did the first two miles relatively easily. During which, we saw streams, waterfalls, chipmunks and...snow. That's right, Hayley saw snow for the first time! It was fairly weak though; merely a layer of ice over part of the trail. Nonetheless, it was cool.
The first half of our hike set our expectations for part two. Mistake #1.
Because it took us less than 90 minutes to hit the halfway mark, including a snack ...
... 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 ...
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