TripAdvisor Reviews Kitzhof Lodge West Dover
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... of its facilities, sharing sofa space with an over-friendly boxer dog! Back into the car and down Interstate 91 - a very pleasant drive for possibly our last "leaf peeping". The colours in this part of New Hampshire and Vermont are much more vivid, the leaves still not quite into falling yet.
And finally into tonight's stop-off at Brattleboro (a pronunciation challenge for the SatNav). Our motel looked fine and dandy, but behind its wood-clad facia ...
... in a small town called Dummerston. Oh my gosh, who chose that name? What’s in a name? Well, can you imagine a person taking pride in graduating from the Dummerston High School. I think it would be embarrassing. People really need to think carefully when they name towns or their children! Even if it is to recognize a prominent citizen.
However, the campsite was nice and we enjoyed the stay and a short ...
... states. As it was Sunday and Fall was setting in, we had to queue in the car for parking space at the top. The views were remarkable; we suspect that in a week or so's time they will be even better as the tree reds emerge more strongly.
It was a steady descent back down the mountain, criss-crossing the Appalachian Trail as we went and in error we drove back through Williamstown to discover the late afternoon sun catching the ...
... And he was right.
Bright and and sunny all day with blue skies and big white, puffy clouds. My absolute favorite kind of day.
No treacherous riding conditions, no drivers trying to run me over. And the last hour was fun sweepers into Bennington! Beautiful scenery!
Very nice hotel room, finally. TV works, remote works, hair dryer works, free cookies and ...
... But, we survived!
Got to very picturesque Bennington, VT at about 1545 hours. Sunny and nice out. Beautiful day all around. Had about 2 seconds worth of sprinkles near Rochester, NY, but that was it!
Off to Ramunto's Pizza and Pub for an early dinner, since we did not stop for lunch.
547 miles for me today, on about 2 hours of sleep. Road weary for sure!