Travel Blogs from Saint Johnsbury
... the snakes, spiders and sharks; to which we respond that we are more concerned about all the guns in America than the snakes, spiders and sharks at home. Usually causes a bit of a pause for reflection.
After a couple of hours in Montpelier, we headed to one of the nearby tourist attractions, the Ben and Jerry's Ice cream manufacturing plant in Waterbury. Loved the tour, loved hearing about the plant, and their corporate philosophy. Only fair trade ingredients, Non GMO milk ...
... After finishing up with our provision shopping, it was time to set the GPS in the direction of travel for the day and explore the back roads.
To our North was the lakes district, and believe me, there are hundreds of lakes, every bend brings a new one into site. And I'm not talking about small lakes. These are kilometres long and almost as wide. We managed to snap a few shots in the rain. We continued north to a small town called Bridgton. We stopped there and checked ...
... Ben and Jerry's ice cream in Vermont. A $4 factory tour with free samples made up dessert and despite the fact that Ben and Jerry's is normally considered one if the more expensive ice cream brands it was a very cost effective way to spend the afternoon. I also bought a T-shirt which was just a little bit exciting. Tonight we are staying in Lincoln which is on the edge of the White Mountain National ...
... It goes without saying that I "had" to drive up North and not only to ski. The temperatures in the White Mountains are very low, even for NH standards. It's very cold, really cold - about 5F, and don't forget to add strong winds. There have been moments even I was cold ;-).
Anyhow - a gorgeous weekend for winter lovers!
... 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!
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking