A weekend trip to Mt Washington in New Hampshire and Acadia National Park in Maine.
Made it myself for breakfast on the departure day!
On our way to Flume Gorge
Selfie. Level 80
Looks like a hand covering the rock
Everywhere we looked the colors were just spectacular
At the entrance to Mt Washington Auto Road. I’ve seen “This car climbed Mt. Washington” bumper stickers on cars here and there but couldn’t understand why it was such a big deal. Now I know 🙂
It’s an 8-mile drive to the summit, a very steep ascent and the car (ours anyway) overheats like crazy. We paid $36 at the entrance and were given an instructional brochure on the driving techniques and a CD that we were supposed to listen to on our way up and down but we didn’t, of course, as we didn’t figure it out in time!
On our way up we had to stop a few times to cool off and finally parked about 3/4 mile from the summit and hiked our way to the top because believe it or now, we were too low on gas and thought if we hadn’t stopped, the Jeep would have done that for us.
At the summit
Yes, there is a train to the summit
Couldn’t really get good pictures up there, too bright
Honey, we have a stowaway
Our lonely Jeep awaiting. We were the last car to leave park that day. Being a turbodiesel, we expected the Jeep to handle all this mountain climbing situation more easily, to be honest. We were so unhappy with it that after the trip it was demoted to Jeep-junior.
The next morning we headed out to Acadia National Park.
Nice little town of Camden on the way to Acadia
Acadia National Park
At Cadillac Mountain summit
Driving on Park Loop Road
Asticou Azalea Garden on our way out of Acadia National Park
The end 🙂