Storming North America : Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont & Massachusetts

Storming North America : Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont & Massachusetts
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1 day 1/2 = 1 state …

Maine

We are immediately in the bath with Maine whose capital is Augusta. Nicknamed « the pine tree », « the lumber state » or « the border state », it is located in the extreme north-east of the country It is bordered by the west and north by Quebec, Maine is part of New England, which includes 5 other states: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rode Island and Connecticut. cold, very cold … For a month of January, it is about -14 ° C. This is where the novelist Stephen King was born.

Acadia National Park

Centerpiece of the East Coast of the United States, it dominates Mount Desert Island from its height of 467 meters. The site is ideal for climbing, hiking and skiing.

Portland

From the top of the country’s last maritime signal tower dating back to 1807, the Portland Observatory offers you an impregnable life on the Old Port district and the seaside. The Portland Museum of Art is a museum where you can admire the masterpieces of American and European artists such as Winslow Homer or Claude  Monet.

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Hampshire

The Granite State is also part of New England. Its capital is called Concord and its largest city is Manchester. New Hampshire’s motto is « live free or die ». That’s why there is no taxi, no income tax.

Mount Washington

There you can go skiing, snowboarding and zip lining.

Flume Gorge

The state of the granite in all its authenticity with 243 meters of granite-walled gorges are to discover …

Vermont

The capital of the « Green Mountain State » is Montpelier but its largest city is Burlington. There too, it quails, at best for a month of January, you can have the chance to have maximum temperatures around -4 ° C.

Killington Ski Resort

It is the largest ski resort in all of New England. 200 tracks of all levels await you. You can also go on a sleigh ride.

Marsh – Billings – Rockefeller National Historical Park

This park is home to the oldest sustainably managed forest in the country. You will also discover a 19th century manor house that has housed three important families.

Ben & Jerry’s factory

There is a place where gluttony is the key word! This is the town of Waterbury, where Ben has Jerry’s. The visit lasts 30 minutes with a tasting at the key.

Massachusetts

The bay state is Boston’s capital. It is one of four states carrying the commonwealth title. It is the 7th smallest state in the country.

Boston

Take the Freedom Trail, a 4-kilometer road that will take you to 16 sites associated with the Revolutionary War. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is dedicated to the life, history and career of the 35th President of the United States born in Massachusetts.

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Basketball fan? So, go through Springfield where John Naismith invented this sport.

Harvard

Discover one of the most prestigious University of the United States. There are guided tours organized. I hope you enjoyed it, it’s a pretty sporty week … But next week we’ll only go to one place: New York![/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

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