Top Notch Inn
Travel Blogs from Gorham
... Trading Post, a kind of theme park / stopping place. It was the most random place we have ever been. Highlights were: a Segway racetrack, a museum which seemed to be dedicated to old car batteries and gramophones (an obvious mix), live bear shows, and a working steam railway. We watched the bear show with mixed feelings. The warden came on and explained how the bears are all orphans that have been found injured and nursed back to health, how ...
... Welcome to New Hampshire! We won't be here long though as we are just passing through. There are great little towns here and I love the houses and White Birch Trees!
After a short drive...Maine! We are stopping just across the border. I am hoping this will be a state we visit for a while and I want to really enjoy JUST ...
... and take a break from hiking for one of the first times. Kick off the shoes! …Kelsey worked on a tan as I took a relatively quick swim in the cold mountain water.
We needed to stop off in a local town for a couple amenities before returning back to camp. That turned into an expedition of getting lost into some back roads of New Hampshire. While somewhat planning on being lost on back roads at some point, we were actually looking ...
... was tough. We did the first two miles relatively easily. During which, we saw streams, waterfalls, chipmunks and...snow. That's right, Hayley saw snow for the first time! It was fairly weak though; merely a layer of ice over part of the trail. Nonetheless, it was cool.
The first half of our hike set our expectations for part two. Mistake #1.
Because it took us less than 90 minutes to hit the halfway mark, including a snack ...
... side. First, Hayley whipped up a delicious spaghetti bolognese for dinner, which we enjoyed on the back deck of the cottage. Lucky Owen! Second, Larry, the owner of the cottage, agreed to let Owen borrow his hiking boots. How fitting that Larry wears the same size shoe as Owen. And the luck keeps going. Yvonne, Larry's wife, wears the same size shoe as Hayley. Equipped with our apparel and map for tomorrow's hike, we called it a relatively early night, and retired ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility