A Day Along the Connecticut River
163 miles, 3 ½ hours driving time.
First Stop: St Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire.
Discover the home, studios, and gardens of the great American sculptor. Take a guided tour, visit an art exhibit, or walk along the beautiful trails at this New Hampshire gem.
Next stop:Cross the Connecticut River on the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge- the longest covered bridge in the United States.
Next stop: Head north to Simon Pearce to watch glassblowers at work, visit the retail shop and have a locally sourced lunch while overlooking this beautiful river.
Next stop: Start south toward the Vermont Country Store for floor-to-ceiling sensibility and delight.
Next Stop: Back to the New Hampshire side of the river and Burdick’s Chocolate Shop & Café for something sweet
Last Stop: Return to the Hancock Inn!