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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Indoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
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... NH and the next day took a drive to Franconia Notch State Park. AMAZING! We saw the Old Man in the Mountain, rode the tram to the top of hill for a foliage extravaganza, hiked the Notch Flume, and got our butts kicked on the biking trail! We loved our time in New Hampshire. We were amazed at the beauty! We took a train ride on the Conway Scenic Railway.
So off to Vermont where we imagined even more ...
Her view of the week-end:
We woke late Saturday after a very full week. We were looking forward to an afternoon balloon ride to view the fabled Autumn leaves from above. Sadly, this was not to be. The heavy winds of the past week had halted all balloon flights - and ours was no exception. It was rescheduled for Monday, at 6am. Not looking forward ...
... Ocracoke Island. This little island where we spent the first night on The Outer Banks is battening down the hatches for Hurricane Joaquin. It has been mandatorily evacuated - to use TV speak. Many of the places we visited are being battered by heavy seas - we were lucky to get out of there before the really nasty weather set in. They are calling it "rainfall of the century". There have been four deaths to date from the severe flooding and wild storms. ...
It was a good day to stroll the grounds and view the exhibits at the Shelburne Museum. It was spitting rain, which didn't impact our walks and the collections were inside, so we could get pictures without worrying about the rain.
Electra Havermayer Webb founded the museum in 1947. From the museum’s web description the museum has, "Impressionist paintings, folk art, quilts ...
... didn't miss-type that... their garden is indeed 64 acres!!
So there are some advantages to living in Vermont rather than the UK. You get a slightly bigger garden!! Anyway, our hosts, Homer & Marge were super-friendly and left us alone to settle in and make ourselves at home.
Ok, so they weren't really called Homer & Marge. They were lovely Roger & Lois, but ...