Big Bears Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... t completely missed the fall leaves turning on the trees and the Green Mountains are beautiful because of it. I got very excited over some covered bridges in Bennington, we ate dirty food in a redneck diner and some not so great Mexican food in Manchester Center. So far so ...
Miles and miles of forests splashed with every shade of green, yellow, orange and red as we climb through Connecticut into Vermont through the Berkshires- rolling hills growing steeper till we are in Vermont's Green Mountains. Sunshine is gone to showers today but not too cold. The village of Stockbridge is home to the Norman Rockwell Gallery. Rockwell was one of America's most successful artists. Pic 1 ...
We departed the Lowell area across Hwy 2 towards Western Massachusetts, entering the Mohawk Trail across the Berkshires. We were welcomed with beautiful color, muted by the rains, yet nothing like we have seen before. I shot some iPhone photos which are below. We looked for possible campsite but everything was shut down for RV's like us.
We continued south along Hwy 7 then crossed over Into eastern upstate New York to catch the Taconic Trail just ...
... the environs. The walk down via the Faulkner Trail was longer and in essence harder as it involved much zigzagging across the beautifully wooded slopes. It was a relief to be out in the open air with only the occasional chipmunk for company.
A return into a "rammed" Woodstock (holiday and weekend New Yorkers) and a flying supermarket trip to stock up on an easy lunch. As luck would have it (?), there was a laundromat right by our car park, so we ...
... there is a tremendous rush of water that starts to push up against their natural flow. The result is a fairly large wave that rushes up the river and it is often high enough for surfers to ride it. Apparently one Australian surfer purportedly rode the wave for 11 km up the river. Today there were two surfers but one fell fairly quickly and the other went about 1 km. The town has even built a seated viewing area for ...