Our first day was spent walking to downtown Concord. It's the state capital, so there's a very nice downtown area with every little shop and eatery you could want. We browsed the shops, checked out the architecture of the state buildings, and found shady courtyard areas to enjoy a coffee break.
|Heading into the Flume Gorge at Franconia Notch|
|Hugo was a happy hiker.|
|The covered bridge was built over a giant fir tree that had fallen in the early 1900's across the gorge.|
|The Appalachian Trail follows the ridge line from the center of photo to the left.|
Views of New York, Maine, and Vermont