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Located in Brandon, VT
"Neshobe Golf Club is one of the most popular courses in Vermont. It has been voted one of the top 100 golf courses in New England. Our much heralded layout, designed by Steve Durkee, fits naturally into a landscape of woods, farmland and rolling hills. Since 12 new holes were completed in 1996, golfers have been raving about the immaculate playing conditions, the large undulating greens, elevated tee shots, and our friendly atmosphere."(This excerpt taken from Neshobe Golf Club website)
Located in Salisbury, VT
7 miles from Brandon
"Branbury is located on the eastern shore of Lake Dunmore at the base of Mt. Moosalamoo. The Green Mountain National Forest is its neighbor to the east. Historically, the 69-acre park operated as a farm at the turn of the century, then as a guest house, summer boy's camp and private beach and picnic area. In 1945, it became Branbury (Brandon-Salisbury) State Park. The 1000 foot natural sandy beach, clean, clear Lake Dunmore, and the large open grassy areas make the area very popular for swimming, sunning, or picnicking."(This excerpt taken from Branbury State Park website)
Located in Rutland, VT
8 miles from Brandon
"The New England Maple Museum is conveniently located in the heart of Maple Country, nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains, where Vermont's finest maple syrup is made."(This excerpt taken from New England Maple Museum website)
Located in Proctor, VT
10 miles from Brandon
"We have been presenting the past present and future of marble, as used in art, as building material and amazing world of everyday uses for more that 20 years!"(This excerpt taken from Vermont Marble Museum website)
Located in Fair Haven, VT
12 miles from Brandon
"Welcome to Bomoseen State Park. The 3,576-acre park is located in the Taconic Mountains on the shores of Lake Bomoseen, the largest lake entirely within Vermont’s borders. The Taconics are the slate-producing region of Vermont, and the area's history parallels the rise and fall of Vermont's slate industry. The park contains several quarry holes and their adjacent colorful slate rubble piles as reminders of this period. These quarries provided slate for the West Castleton Railroad and Slate Company, a complex of 60 to 70 buildings that stood between Glen Lake and Lake Bomoseen. Several slate buildings and foundations remain in the park. A self-guided Slate History Trail leads hikers through remnants of this bygone era."(This excerpt taken from Bomoseen State Park website)
Located in Rochester, VT
14 miles from Brandon
"The Green Mountain National Forest in western Vermont and the Finger Lakes National Forest in New York State's Finger Lakes region are Vermont's and New York's only public, federally managed national forests. Both Forests offer extensive multi-use advantages to the public, providing ecological and science-based forestry stewardship, clean water, diverse vegetation, high-value, high-quality forest products, economical and educational contributions, and trail-based backcountry recreation."(This excerpt taken from Green Mountain National Forest website)
Located in Hancock, VT
14 miles from Brandon
"A mountain steeped in history, trails were first cut here in 1934, making the Snow Bowl one of Vermont’s earliest ski areas and clearing the way for a legacy of champion Middlebury College ski teams and a host of Olympians.Today three chairlifts-two triples, one double and a carpet lift- serve 17 trails, plus several gladed areas for skiing and riding in the trees. State-of-the-art snowmaking ensures quality snow even when Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate. The mountain’s historic lodge, which was expanded and remodeled in 2003, features the original fieldstone fireplace where intrepid skiers warmed their woolies in the early days before the lodge was built."(This excerpt taken from Middlebury Snow Bowl website)
Located in Shoreham, VT
14 miles from Brandon
"Come aboard the 60ft luxury vessel Carillon. French for Ringing Bells, this is a replica of a 1920's 1000 Island's cruise boat. Explore the historic waters of Southern Lake Champlain."(This excerpt taken from Carillon Cruises website)
Located in Orwell, VT
14 miles from Brandon
"Today, several trails at Mount Independence connect well-preserved remains of the Revolutionary War fortification. The trails pass through nearly three hundred acres of pasture and woodlands with spectacular vistas overlooking Lake Champlain and the surrounding countryside."(This excerpt taken from Mount Independence website)
Located in Proctor, VT
14 miles from Brandon
"This architectural masterpiece was built in the middle of the 19th Century in the heart of the Green Mountains. The Castle stands as a monument to the heritage of the past."(This excerpt taken from Wilson Castle website)
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