Go Back  Fodor's Travel Talk Forums > Destinations > United States
Reload this Page >

new england resort, for a couple with a newly broken foot

new england resort, for a couple with a newly broken foot

Old Jul 27th, 2009, 05:22 PM
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 1,184
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
new england resort, for a couple with a newly broken foot

We we leaving tomorrow for Hawaii, but my wife unfortunately broke her foot Saturday. We cancelled since the air travel would be hard for her, and it would so lousy to be there and not be able to go in the water or hike or kayak etc...
We're trying to put together a consolation driving trip to New England from Philly at a resort that is in a beautiful location and where I would be able to push her around the place in a wheelchair, or she could use her crutches a bit.
I'm dreaming about reading on a picturesque balcony, good restaurants, maybe a pretty garden, or an easy going trip on a lake boat.

Does anybody have any suggestions?
lauramsgarden is offline  
Old Jul 27th, 2009, 06:25 PM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,880
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I'd suggest taking a look at The Inn in Meredith, NH. It's RIGHT ON lake Winnepasauke (spelling?), and in a small town feel. Some shops, and restaurants close by (Harts Turkey Farm Restaurant, fun dinner). You can take a cruise on the lake or drive a bit further north to see Old Man of the Mountain and Indian Head.

There is some outlet shopping in Laconia, the next large town over, and there are usually events for the summer guests, like fireworks, concerts etc.

Hope this helps and SO sorry for your trip cancellation. Hopefully the foot will heal quickly.
travelbuff is offline  
Old Jul 27th, 2009, 07:32 PM
  #3  
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 2,729
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
we were in the exact situation a couple of years ago..no wheelchair but boot..sympathies to you and wife.
we went to the White Barn Inn in Kennebunk, Maine and it was exquisite...
another thought is the Cape Cod area..Ocean's Edge resort and love Chatham Bars Inn..stayed at both..

www.whitebarninn.com
www.chathambarsinn.com
www.oceanedge.com
ksucat is offline  
Old Jul 27th, 2009, 07:36 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 810
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
2nd Chatham Bars-Chatham Cape Cod
Wequasett-Chatham Cape Cod
Otesaga-Cooperstown, NY
Castle Hill-Newport, RI
Mayflower-Washington, CT
Boulders.-New Preston, CT
All have water except Mayflower
sobster is offline  
Old Jul 27th, 2009, 07:56 PM
  #5  
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 5,871
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
If you choose southern coastal maine, the marginal walk is wheel chair friendly as is the Rachel Carson Wildlife Reserve.

In Nyc Strolling thru Central Park and being wheelchaired across the Brooklyn Bridge could be fun.

Vegas is very wheel chair friendly.

Or fly to Nantucket MA - plenty of good restaurants and she can have a bumpy ride on the cobblestone streets.
gyppielou is offline  
Old Jul 27th, 2009, 08:17 PM
  #6  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 6,343
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Another vote for The Chatham Bars Inn. It's got lovely, though pricey (!) cottages right on the beach, and is a short ( but possibly bumpy in a wheelchair) stroll into town.
Weadles is offline  
Old Jul 28th, 2009, 12:04 AM
  #7  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,880
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I just found the website for The Inn it's www.millfalls.com

Have a great time and let us know where you decided to go.
travelbuff is offline  
Old Jul 28th, 2009, 07:36 AM
  #8  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 1,184
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Thanks to everyone, we'll be investigating your ideas and getting out of the house.
Steve and Laura
lauramsgarden is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
odie1
United States
7
Jul 27th, 2015 07:56 AM
asdaven
United States
12
Jul 30th, 2011 08:32 AM
geordias
United States
7
Dec 12th, 2005 09:02 AM
Amelie1
United States
13
Dec 21st, 2004 01:28 AM
cookie707
United States
10
Mar 1st, 2004 10:21 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -