Inn at Ellis River
Travel Blogs from Jackson
... quiet snowy this week which meant that the conditions were great, although visibility at times a challenge (or was that my age?).
Last year we tried Loon for the day. This year we ventured up to Cannon which was wonderful. Slightly more dated than WV, but fabulous trails, great food and a wide selection of craft beers.
... This morning it's snowing, great big flakes. We're about 5 minutes out of Bridgton which itself is a lovely little place with a great bookshop (which Stephen King frequents apparently), a covered bridge, artsy/old fashioned cinema, as well as all the essentials. The boys have been snowboarding, we're hoping to ski on Saturday (there's a great little mountain just up the road) and we're going dog sledding (or mushing) tomorrow. Now I need to plan ...
... flying to Miami the next day.
New England is one of our favorite regions of the USA. There is lots we haven't seen (we are keen to get up to Maine, for example) and we would love to visit again, preferably at a warmer time of the year!
... yellow color and sparked a weekend long discussion within our group about what could have caused this transformation within a one week period. After returning to Gonzaga after the retreat we learned that we had been hiking among the Western Larch, one of the few conifer (cone bearing) trees that is also deciduous (drops its leaves/needles in the fall). During this same conversation we both expressed that we wanted to see New England in the ...
... a friend of Molly's.
I got a 24oz vanilla shake which did just a good job of filling me up as a burger would. Shell got the all American classic, the Root Beer float.
She also got some 'Whoopee Pie' which is a local thing but we couldn't fit it in so we'll save it for Ron (Later Ron).
The 117 South all the way back to Cornish was a great sweeping road but the surface a little cracked.
That evening before dark we rode back into ...