Fall Colors in New Hampshire

Whenever I came across fall photos of New England, I thought they were too good to be true. I was wrong. Fall colors in New Hampshire are truly amazing! We lucked out and arrived in the area at the perfect time to witness the full splendor of the maple trees – and I just couldn’t stop taking pictures….

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Lobstah! Because Maine.

When in Maine, one MUST have LOBSTAH! On our last day in Skowhegan, our local friend, Louise scoured the stores and brought home several handsome fresh lobsters and steamers (soft shell clams). Together with her mom and sister, Louise prepared a most delicious and decadent lunch for us before we headed out of town.

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Portland, Maine

After we visited Bar Harbor and had the mandatory hot lobster rolls, we wanted to explore Maine a little further. The Two Rivers Campground where we parked our RV was only a few minutes’ drive from downtown Skowhegan, Maine. Located by the banks of Kennebec River, Skowhegan is known for its impressive class IV and V rapids, which are coveted by enthusiast whitewater rafters. However, all we knew about it was that Louise, a friend whom we knew from our dancing days, lived there. We enjoyed seeing her again and she joined us on our visit of nearby Portland, Maine.

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Bar Harbor and Cadillac Mountain, Maine

We arrived in Maine after an enchanting road trip from Quebec to Skowhegan on Route 201, and settled in at the Two Rivers RV Park, a quiet campground on the banks of the Kennebec River and Wesserunsett Stream.

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New England Scenic Byway: Old Canada Road 201

The Old Canada Road (U.S Route 201) is a scenic byway connecting Quebec with Skowhegan, Maine. It follows the Kennebec river and the old trading routes of the Abenaki native tribe, who were original to Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. After European colonists arrived, many tribe members fled to the Quebec region, while few remained in Maine. To this day, the old road is still an important trade route between Canada and the US. In the fall, it offers travelers miles of enchantment and many scenic stops along the way.

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