Joe Dodge Lodge
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TravelPod Member ReviewsJoe Dodge Lodge Gorham
A convenient stay prior to hiking up Mt. Washington; great food; friendly staff; rooms comfortable.
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... around with childish excitement, Tuukka included.
This included a visit to the little gift shop, look out terrace and a glance at the weather station.
The return trip down was a little anti-climactic as we were somewhat prepared for the road conditions, and welcomed the climate change from low 30's back to the warm 80s!
If you get the chance, get up there and visit the summit. It'll be an experience I won't forget and am pretty sure you won't either
... researched and various other admin tasks completed, while also playing the ever-present Scrabble app for iPhone. We finally crashed at 4am!
Despite the rather late finish, we were up and out by 10 and making our way through the White Mountains National Park and then the sparsely-populated but beautiful state of Vermont. Our route took us alongside stunning mountains with ski fields and gorgeous mountain streams as we headed for the Canadian border. Next stop ...
... ordered bubbly water.
The next day was a long drive to Quebec, about 500 kms, so we asked Rosie to take us on the most direct rowt. We were expecting a bit of snow so we didn't want to dawdle. That's a word I haven't heard for a while. We had to go through Canadian Immigration and heard all sorts of stories how difficult it could be. With only one car in front of us and 30 seconds later we're through so I needed to start to work on my French accent as Quebec is ...
... p.m. everyday without a problem.
Kelly decided at noon she hadn't had enough yet..incredible. So she was on line for the lift and the operator checking passes looked at her tickets and told her she has a morning-only ticket and she has to leave the line...she's 90! She has a pin on her jacket that tells everyone she's 90! She skies for free anyway! Nope. Kicked out. When I heard this story, I have to admit I laughed pretty hard. She was in good spirits ...
... complicated operating the chair lifts in that area. Today, however, was a new day.
We did one fast cruiser that runs underneath the main chair which was prime time corduroy that hadn't been touched yet, then made our way to the Aurora and Jordan peaks (the ones closed on Monday).
From the top of the Jordan peak we could see Mount Washington. It was quite beautiful despite the ...