Hiking Mount Wachusett

Last weekend my husband and I felt like doing some hiking so we took the younger two boys up Mount Wachusett; I later found out that our very first trip up Wachusett was on that exact same day 6 years earlier!



We had beautiful weather and decided to try out a new and shorter trail that went right up to the summit without much meandering.  It was quite the cardio workout and we did stop a couple quick times (though the mosquitoes were out so they were fairly short stops!).






Once at the top we enjoyed the views and a bit of snack too.



That's the Boston skyline in the distance


A close up of the Boston skyline

The mountain just off to the left of the tower is Mt. Monadnock 

We took a slightly longer trail down but we did stop for a few minutes to enjoy the meadow view.


By the time we reached the bottom we were ready for some lunch.  We found a great little restaurant nearby that we had never been to-- The Mountain Barn.  We figured it must be pretty great when we pulled up to a private helicopter landing!

We had a pretty view from our table and the food was delicious!


We finished up just in time to watch the helicopter take back off.




Comments

  1. How fun! I snowboard there and really should explore it in summer!

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    1. I bet you'd really like it! They have lots and lots of hiking trails and options for getting to the summit.

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  2. What a great adventure. Beautiful views. Thanks for sharing at Creative Mondays :) Hope you can join us again tomorrow.

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    1. I could not get over the amazing views! They made it worth that hike up.

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  3. Thanks so much for linking up your post at the #UnlimitedMonthlyLinkParty 3! Shared.

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  4. Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too!

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