VERMONT TRAVEL GUIDE
Vermont is known as the Green Mountain State - known for it beautiful fall foliage, white-spired churches and covered bridges. It is the second smallest state by population so if you are looking for solitude there is no better place!
Vermont is the perfect destination for outdoor lovers as there is an abundance of outdoor activities... whether you're into hiking, skiiing, kayaking or fishing, this is the place to be. Because of the state's natural beauty it is also a mecca for photographer's. Indulge in Vermont's fine cheese, craft beer and maple syrup. Plan a summer camping trip or get cozy in the winter at a bed & breakfast.
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Stowe is everybody's image of Vermont complete with a covered bridge, white-spired church and weathered barns. The town is located at the foot of Mt Mansfield and you can find many great boutiques, art galleries and dining options here. In terms of outdoor recreational opportunities, Stowe is home to one of the east coasts’ premier ski resorts and in the summer there are plenty of hiking trails including a 5.3 mile path through town.
Extending between Vermont and New York, Lake Champlain lies mostly in Vermont and draws visitors for its recreation, wildlife and historical attractions. Much of its 587 miles of shoreline are undeveloped and a haven for wildlife. It is also a playground for canoeists, kayakers, and sailors. Vermont's most populous city Burlington is situated on the eastern shore of the lake and has a variety of great restaurants to choose from and is the best place to sample the fine selection of craft beers and wines coming out of the region.
The Green Mountains which extend 250 miles are largely covered by verdant forest and is a year round destination for skiiers and hikers. The Appalachian Trail crosses through the southern section of the forest and the Long trail follows the entire length from the Canadian border to the Massachusetts border. Follow the scenic roads here to discover waterfalls, campgrounds, scenic places to picnic, trails to hike, and a world of nature.
Hildene was the summer home of Robert Todd Lincoln, the eldest of the four sons of President Abraham Lincoln. The Hildene home was built in 1905 and represents a fine example of homes built as retreats for the families of wealthy magnates in the Georgian Revival style. The home is located at 820 Hildene road in Manchester. Your visit here includes a video presentation in the Welcome Center and you may take a self-guided tour of the home.
Killington Ski Resort
Killington Mountain and Ski Resort near the town of Killington is the largest ski area on the east coast and boasts the largest vertical drop in the New England area. This resort has six peaks with a choice between wide-open groomed cruisers and narrow classic New England runs. If skiing is not your thing, the area boasts some exceptional views and offers other outdoor opportunities come the summer months.
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