Gunstock Inn and Fitness Center
Travel Blogs from Gilford
... like we are in the Swiss or German Alps as it is so different.
Our hotel has big bears and moose (not real ones) all around it and is geared up for winter skiing.
We did a forest walk and I saw a chipmunk. First one I have ever seen. Not sure if it was Alvan Simon or Theodore!
Bit of a strange day today. We travelled a lot and I kept falling asleep.
Found another well decorated shop ...
... go! The Whites are half a billion years old and were higher than the Rockies, but have since been worn down. The highest, Mt. Washington (yea) is 6288 feet. We climbed it today, 8 miles up an average 13 per cent grade...in a van. I was not allowed to drive our truck with camper. Good thing. Amazing, all the way, and at the top, MY! This has long been a favorite ...
The loon was VERY unhappy that the bald eagle was hanging out in our pine tree. Luckily, the loon chicks are old enough now that they don't have to worry about the eagle. This eagle hung out for a long time, and wasn't bothered by us or the dogs. It's ...
... for some hiking. The Center was closed because it is Sunday, which was fine with me because I was there for the trails anyway. So I parked my car and began the hike which was in the forest and wetlands along the shore of Lake Winnipesaukee. Most of the hike was inland; only a few places did we have a view of the Lake. But what a beautiful, lush, green forest it was! It was very warm and humid, and silly me forgot the insect repellent, ...
... an atmosphere sustaining me, as made the fancied advantages of human neighborhood insignificant, and I have never thought of them since. Every little pine needle expanded and swelled with sympathy and befriended me. I was so distinctly made aware of the presence of something kindred to me, even in scenes which we are accustomed to call wild and dreary, and also that the nearest of blood to me and humanest was not a person nor a villager, that I thought no ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center