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Colorado Mom
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Route 114

Post: # 22491Post Colorado Mom
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:43 pm

On our last trip, Route 114 was amazing!! One of my best pics was taken on the right side of the road heading north with a horse and big rustic barn on the hillside. I'm wanting to take that route again but not wanting to go all the way to Island Pond. What would be my best bet to get from Route 114 (midway) over to Glover? Thanks in advance for anyone's suggestions :)


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Re: Route 114

Post: # 22492Post mmvt
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:02 pm

Colorado Mom wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:43 pm
On our last trip, Route 114 was amazing!! One of my best pics was taken on the right side of the road heading north with a horse and big rustic barn on the hillside. I'm wanting to take that route again but not wanting to go all the way to Island Pond. What would be my best bet to get from Route 114 (midway) over to Glover? Thanks in advance for anyone's suggestions :)
I don't have my "good" map with me but getting "across" from 114 to Glover will require a fair amount of "back road" maneuvering if you don't want to go as far as Island Pond.... lots of beautiful areas to see up in that corner of VT but you definitely want to navigate it with a Jimapco Map.If you change your mind and want to include Island Pond (and lots of the best colors I have seen there have been route 114 just south of there), I'd suggest going up 114, then heading back via 105 - to Hudson Road- then Westmore Road to Hinton Hill Road - stop at the Sentinal Rock State Park for a GREAT view of Lake Willoughby - looks super nice in the late afternoon with the sunset! From there you can take 5A to 16 and back to Glover. Again, if you do this late day, you might catch some beautiful color reflecting on Crystal Lake. Perhaps others will have a more specific recommendation for you!

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Re: Route 114

Post: # 22493Post abby
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:23 pm

Colorado Mom wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:43 pm
On our last trip, Route 114 was amazing!! One of my best pics was taken on the right side of the road heading north with a horse and big rustic barn on the hillside. I'm wanting to take that route again but not wanting to go all the way to Island Pond. What would be my best bet to get from Route 114 (midway) over to Glover? Thanks in advance for anyone's suggestions :)
Hi "Mom",
I agree with MMVT's driving route. It's a beautiful drive. I have a house in Barton which is just up the road from Glover, and this is the route I take to get over that way all the time.. The view from the top of Hinton Hill Road can't be beat.
I would like to add, while you are in the Rte 114 area, to make your way to Jobs Pond in Newark. (It's technically in Westmore but I don't know why as the access is in Newark.) From Rte 114 take Newark Road which turns into Abbott Hill Road to the Jobs Pond access. The sign for Jobs Pond access isn't big so be careful you don't drive by it. Have a great time!
Carol

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Re: Route 114

Post: # 22494Post wentworth
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:38 pm

Route 114 could be our favorite road in Vermont, some years the color has just been amazing, never any traffic, and some of the best Fall Colors in the entire world--We still can't believe what we saw back in 2003, a bright cloudy day that brought out extraordinary color there, 2012 and 2014--bright cloudy days are the best, not sunny days, and of course what we never want is fog its our mortal enemy--Rt 232 has also been impressive in most years--and I-91 is one of the best interstates in the country, color or no color

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Re: Route 114

Post: # 22497Post edmcguirk
Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:19 am

"of course what we never want is fog its our mortal enemy"

Fog is not your enemy. Fog is actually your friend, mood/drama and all that :D

I love to photograph foliage on foggy days, it usually means the leaves are slightly wet which really brings out the colors
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Colorado Mom
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Re: Route 114

Post: # 22499Post Colorado Mom
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:41 am

That's a beautiful pic!! I am trying to fit everything in I want to do that day which is our busiest day on a 10 day trip. It's a challenge!! I have been to Newark pond and Jobs pond before and they were beautiful but unfortunately we have to keep moving so I'm trying to find the quickest way to get over to Glover to continue the 2nd part of our day. I will be much better when I get my jimapco in a few days. Thanks for everyone's help!

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Re: Route 114

Post: # 22513Post From_the_NEK
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:04 am

With the Willoughby Highlands and I-91 in between Route 114 and Glover, there is really no "quick way" to get from one to the other.
That route with Hinton Hill is beautiful. However, if you want a bit more adventurous route Here are a couple of options.

You can use some back roads over the hills to connect Route 114 .

Option 1 Fastest (Route 114 to 5A to 16)
https://goo.gl/maps/6hWY63TTfyYv8VKcA

Option 2 (Route 114 to 5A to 5 to 16):
https://goo.gl/maps/d7HrSPhxx7ks6VQ3A

Option 3 (Route 114 to 5A to 122):
https://goo.gl/maps/jUXCnB3MyUFyuiTj6

ImageColorful Hillside-4013 by Tim_NEK, on Flickr

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Re: Route 114

Post: # 22515Post Britchess
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:50 pm

Colorado Mom wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:43 pm
On our last trip, Route 114 was amazing!! One of my best pics was taken on the right side of the road heading north with a horse and big rustic barn on the hillside. I'm wanting to take that route again but not wanting to go all the way to Island Pond. What would be my best bet to get from Route 114 (midway) over to Glover? Thanks in advance for anyone's suggestions :)
How dare you say this and not post the picture :D

Colorado Mom
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Re: Route 114

Post: # 22523Post Colorado Mom
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:53 pm

I will be glad to put that pic up, as soon as I learn how to do that :lol:
I'm a little old school here :roll: but I will attempt it at some point!!


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