• The Legend of Deer Leap in Bristol

    Deer Leap is a series of impressive south-facing cliffs that overlook the town of Bristol. With an elevation of 1,825-feet, its rocky facade is hard to miss as you travel into town. The area, not to be confused with Deer Leap Mountain in Killington, is...

  • Columbus Day Weekend

    Here are some fall foliage photos I took over the weekend in Lincoln (top), Starksboro (middle) and Underhill (bottom). The colors are a bit past peak near my home in Underhill, but the foothills are still glowing. Right now there's incredibly bright fall foliage in...

  • Off the Beaten Path in Montpelier, Vermont

    Lately I've been taking my camera just about everywhere with the hope of capturing some nice fall images. Yesterday afternoon the sky kept changing from sunny to dark, so I found myself chasing sunlight on the back roads of Montpelier. While keeping an eye on some...

  • Jericho Settlers' Farm in Jericho, Vermont

    Jericho Settlers' Farm is a small working farm committed to growing local food for the community. The farm, located on Barber Farm Road in Jericho, was established in 2002 by Emilie Alexander, her daughter Christa Alexander, and Christa's husband Mark Fasching.Last year, my husband and...

  • Middlebury Gap Road in Ripton
    Middlebury Gap Road in Ripton

    Route 125, also known as the Middlebury Gap Road, is a scenic road through Vermont's Green Mountain National Forest. Every fall I take a drive on this 16-mile stretch between Middlebury and Hancock. Just east of Middlebury is the tiny town of Ripton (pop. 556), home...

  • Moss Glen Falls on Route 100 Never Disappoints

    Given its beauty and easy access, Moss Glen Falls on Route 100 is probably the most photographed waterfall in Vermont. The 30-foot waterfall is located on the western edge of Route 100 in the Granville Gulf Reservation, a six-mile, winding stretch of untouched wilderness between...

  • Hiking Mount Mansfield from Underhill State Park

    Underhill State Park in Underhill is the starting point for hiking Mount Mansfield (elevation 4,395 feet), Vermont's highest peak. The park is part of Vermont's 34,000-acre Mount Mansfield State Forest and is located on the western slope of Mount Mansfield. Underhill State Park is rated...

  • Scenic Roads in Vermont

    Just about every road in Vermont is scenic, especially in the fall. Popular routes during foliage season include Route 100, which runs along the spine of the Green Mountains, Route 73 from Rochester to Brandon, Route 9 between Brattleboro and Bennington, and Route 22A between...

  • Photography in the Fall

    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...

  • Vermont Fall Festivals and Fairs

    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...