Covered Bridge River View Lodge
Travel Blogs from Jackson
... to get some insight on the trail. I also learned that I was fortunate enough to be visiting that weekend because the fall colors were at peak and guess what? We were supposed to experience a minimally windy and sunny weather over the course of the next few days. For once, what sounded good to be true turned out to be really true!
On September 27, 2013, ...
... 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!
We are so lucky to have friends that invite us to ski at Waterville Valley. It's a really nice family focused resort about a 5 hour drive from New Canaan. The kids get on well and know the resort so well now that they ski or snow board together and then meet up with their slower parents at lunch or the end of the day.
... a famous old hotel where a major international conference was held in 1944 which set up the International Monetary Fund and put in place the financial architecture for the postwar world. Anyway, we enjoyed exploring this lovely property and stopped off for a few 'winter cocktails' and deserts in their bar.
... a friend of Molly's.
I got a 24oz vanilla shake which did just a good job of filling me up as a burger would. Shell got the all American classic, the Root Beer float.
She also got some 'Whoopee Pie' which is a local thing but we couldn't fit it in so we'll save it for Ron (Later Ron).
The 117 South all the way back to Cornish was a great sweeping road but the surface a little cracked.
That evening before dark we rode back into ...