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  • 7 Scenic Vermont Drives to Get Outside
    7 Scenic Vermont Drives to Get Outside

    The options are endless for scenic Vermont drives in summer. In every corner of the state, you’ll find gorgeous roads with views of tall mountains, wide open fields, general stores, and rambling old barns. But half the fun of a scenic drive is getting out of your...

  • Chiselville Covered Bridge in Sunderland
    Chiselville Covered Bridge in Sunderland

    The Chiselville Covered Bridge, built in 1870, spans the Roaring Branch on Sunderland Hill Road in Sunderland. Vermont has about 100 covered bridges, and this Bennington County bridge is one that I always remember in particular. It must be the sign at the entrance: "One Dollar...

  • Holiday Road in the Little Town of Orwell
    Holiday Road in the Little Town of Orwell

    The festive display on Main Street in Orwell caught me by surprise. I didn't expect to be so comforted by the town's holiday decorations, especially because my senses have been overloaded with holiday songs on the radio and Christmas commercials on television. With all of...

  • Views from Bethel Mountain Road
    Views from Bethel Mountain Road

    -Bethel Mountain Road A handful of Vermont roads are closed during the winter months because they are too steep and challenging to navigate in the snow. Most of these mountain or "gap" roads cross the Green Mountains and are closed to traffic between November and May. Bethel...

  • Ready for Fall
    Ready for Fall

    Now that I can see some of the leaves beginning to change, I'm feeling more geared up for fall. There's not too much fall foliage to enjoy in Vermont just yet, but we'll start to see more dramatic color over the next week or so. With...

  • Scenic Smugglers Notch: Exploring Route 108
    Scenic Smugglers Notch: Exploring Route 108

    The opening of Route 108 through scenic Smugglers Notch is a rite of spring in Vermont. This scenic road that winds through a narrow pass between Mount Mansfield, Spruce Peak and Sterling Mountain is closed to traffic during the winter months. Located near Vermont's tallest...