Littleton, MA (Boston)

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In order to visit Boston and the surrounding area we couldn’t get much closer than Littleton, MA.  We parked at the Boston Minuteman Campground which is located close to Concord and the Minute Man National Historical Park.  More about that later.

Downtown Boston

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Freeport, ME

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From Acadia National Park, we moved further south along the Maine coast to park at the Blueberry Pond Campground near Freeport, ME.  Established in 1789, Freeport is a town that has transformed itself into an outlet shopping village.  I think it all started with L.L. Bean since this is where this retailer of outdoor clothing and equipment got its start.  Now there is a vast selection of outlet stores, some of which occupy original vintage buildings.

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Gorham, NH

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Gorham is in eastern New Hampshire in the White Mountains, close to Mount Washington.  Mount Washington, at 6,288 feet is one of the highest points in the eastern United States.  Unfortunately, during our two days here it was rainy and overcast with low clouds, making Mount Washington invisible.

Glen Ellis Falls

We took a loop drive through the White Mountains National Forest, driving south as far as the village of North Conway which is a year round resort destination.  They get some of their largest crowds when people come to view the autumn colors.  On the way back north we stopped off to hike to Glen Ellis Falls, a very picturesque 65 foot high waterfall.

Next stop:  Trenton, Maine (Acadia National Park)