One of my favorite things to do in the fall is to get outdoors with my camera. On a late autumn afternoon when the sky is bright blue, you really can’t go wrong. I am happy taking photos just about anywhere in Vermont, especially Warren (above), Landgrove, Underhill, South Hero and Weston. I am not … Read More
Autumn in Vermont is glorious. The air turns crisp and the landscape is bright with beautiful fall foliage. Fall festivals take place just about every weekend in September and October. Here are a few highlights: Vermont Life Wine & Harvest Festival Wilmington – Sept. 25-27, 2009 The Mount Snow Valley Chamber of Commerce and Vermont … Read More
Vermont state foresters are predicting a strong foliage season with plenty of great color. Perhaps all of that rain we had over the summer will bring us some brightness after all. Definitely looking forward to seeing the leaves turn in a couple of weeks.
Whenever I travel to my hometown, I always stop by the Northshire Bookstore. Aside from a fantastic book selection, the Northshire Bookstore in Manchester offers an extensive children’s section, and a Zutano clothing store for babies and toddlers. The bookstore is home to the wonderful Spiral Cafe, and the store hosts many events with world-famous … Read More
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
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 — 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
A perfect day on Lake Champlain. I took this before heading out for a shipwreck tour with Rachael Miller of Lake Champlain Shipwrecks. You may have seen headlines this week about shipwrecks being found at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. People are always surprised when I tell them that Lake Champlain has more than … Read More