A New Face on the Vermont Cheese Trail

August 19, 2009cheese, food, historic sites, travel

Along Vermont’s Cheese Trail, you’ll find a cheesemaker at the President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site in Plymouth Notch. Plymouth Artisan Cheese was built by the father of President Calvin Coolidge, Colonel John Coolidge, James S. Brown and three other local farmers in 1890. The factory produced cheese from the milk produced on area farms … Read More

Keeping Cool in Vermont

August 17, 2009activities, summer, swimming, travel

Summer weather has finally arrived, and we’re all looking to stay cool. Vermont is home to dozens of swimming holes in nearly every corner of the state. Some of these places are easily accessible while others are tucked away. A great resource for finding a place to swim in Vermont is www.swimmingholes.org. Some of my … Read More

Vergennes is Vermont’s Smallest City that’s Big on Charm

August 13, 2009Addison County, history, inns, lodging, restaurants, travel, Vergennes 1 Comment

Vergennes is Vermont’s smallest city — and the state’s oldest — but everything about it feels modern, dynamic and energetic. National Geographic Traveler took notice of this quirky community and mentioned it in the magazine’s July/August 2009 issue. Walk along Main Street and you’ll find outstanding French fare at Black Sheep Bistro, and breakfast burritos, … Read More