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Ahh, autumn…my favorite time of year. And the place to be is New England. After a morning trip to Flume Gorge, I was off for some leaf-peeping. First stop: Indian Head Resort, near Lincoln. They have a large (and rickety!) observation tower you can climb to get some good views of the area. Then it was off to drive the Kancamagus Highway (aka “The Kanc”) – New Hampshire Route 112 – through… Read More

Franconia Notch State Park near Lincoln, New Hampshire features the beautiful Flume Gorge. What I like about this is that it wasn’t discovered until 1808 by a nearly 90-year old woman whose family didn’t believe her when she told them! I did some hiking in the park and walked through the gorge. Also spent some time watching kayakers on the river.

The leaves were in full Fall mode so I ventured over to the water tower in Peoria Heights, Illinois to take in the view.