Day 16-19 Twin Mountain, New Hampshire   Leave a comment

Driving to Twin Mountains, New Hampshire, so far was the most beautiful. We are just about at the height of Fall Colors.

The second we arrived, we had to jump into the car and head out to Chutter’s, located in the little town of Littleton

It’s a candy store that has the largest candy counter in the world. You can find all kinds of old fashion candy, as well as the “latest” in candy. WOW! Nothing like setting loose a bunch of adults in a candy story!

We got a kick out of the crosswalks. Stop, look and wave. How creative!

They sure couldn’t do that in Washington, D.C.!

The following day was spent around food while we were “peeping for leaves.” We began our day at Polly’s Pancake Parlor, where you can get pancakes fixed any way you want. Next we stopped at the Sugar Hill Sampler, where we shopped for some unique items as well as sampled some tasty dips. Then on to Harman’s Famous Cheese & Country Store, where we sampled more tasty dips and cheeses. Ending at The Rocks Tree Farm, where we were given a demonstration of how they make maple syrup in New Hampshire, which they assure us is better than Vermont.

I think this is how they measure their snowfall.

We lucked out on our day at the Aerial Gondola to the top of Mt. Cannon and the Flume Gorge. It was the only day it didn’t rain while in Twin Mountains. GOOD DAY NOT TO RAIN as we did a lot of walking.

The Flume Gorge was amazing. It would have been so cool if they allowed tubing!

A few of our guests could not wait to get home to check out the beautiful photos that they took along the 2 mile trail.

We were hoping to see the sunset at the “Sunset Bridge,” but we were a “little” early and because it was a bit overcast, I don’t think it would have been the greatest, but it was beautiful.

Mount Washington Cog Railway is the older of 2 in the United States. It was opened in 1869 and only closed for 4 years during it’s time. One year during World War I and three years during World War II. The first 40 years it was powered by wood-fired boilers to the 6,288 foot summit. Around 1910, coal was introduced and now using diesel powered.

Jon was attempting to stand “straight” as we climbed the mountain.

The other cog railway is at Pike’s Peak, which we did last year while in Colorado Springs. Both trips showed us to the top of the mountain to view FOG!

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