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Middlebury Snow Bowl image
Hancock, VT
(range: 3 miles)
Middlebury Snow Bowl has some of the best woods skiing and riding in Vermont. From gentle pitches to steep chutes, Worth Mountain has endless lines to explore and there is always soft snow to be found. (This excerpt taken from the Middlebury Snow Bowl website)
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. (This excerpt taken from the Green Mountain National Forest website)
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 the Branbury State Park website)
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Brandon, VT
(range: 10 miles)
Our par-72 Championship course lies amongst woods, farm and pasture land, and rolling hills. While Neshobe GC affords beautiful mountain views in all directions, it is not a typical “mountain course”, having no severe up- or down-hill lies or blind shots. Clearly, it is a tribute to our Course Superintendent and his expert staff that players rave about the conditions, featuring 18 distinctive holes which provide a variety of challenges to all facets of the game. (This excerpt taken from the Neshobe Golf Club website)
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Warren, VT
(range: 15 miles)
Sugarbush Resort is a four-season mountain resort overlooking the Mad River Valley of central Vermont. With unparalleled recreational opportunities including skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and golf, Sugarbush offers guests an authentic Vermont recreational experience. (This excerpt taken from the Sugarbush website)
The long summer days and cool nights of our northern location, along with the rocky soil of our hilltop, give us the perfect conditions to produce red wine grapes. The Marquette and Farnsworth grapes that we cultivate create wines unlike any others in the world. Marquette wines have deep cherry and brambly flavors with notes of black pepper and spice. Farnsworth wines are rich with tannins and flavors of black fruits. We pick the grapes by hand and create wines in small batches. We process the grapes with a light touch to allow the full complexity of our terroir to express itself. (This excerpt taken from the Lincoln Peak Vineyard website)
A visit to the New England Maple Museum and Gift shop is fun and educational – it’s a truly unique experience. The history of maple sugaring from Native American to present day is depicted in over 100 feet of murals hand painted by a local artist. Our exhibits also include the most complete collection of maple sugaring artifacts in existence, as well as and dioramas and short film. Afterwards, enjoy a sampling maple syrup, the official flavor of Vermont. (This excerpt taken from the New England Maple Museum website)
With its location at the base of Killington and Pico peaks and its close proximity to the Appalachian and Long trails, Gifford Woods State Park is a favorite of hikers. Many through-hikers pass the park on their Appalachian Trail journey from Georgia to Maine. The park is also a popular destination during the fall foliage season for its dramatic autumn colors. (This excerpt taken from the Gifford Woods State Park website)
Marble is an important Vermont natural resource! We hope you enjoy our introduction to the exhibit. It’s your connection to the history, science and art of Vermont Marble! 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 the Vermont Marble Museum website)
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Waitsfield, VT
(range: 19 miles)
Mad River Glen is a ski areas located in the town of Fayston which is part of the Mad River Valley in Vermont. A ski area like no other, a place where skiing is still a sport, not an industry. It’s America’s only cooperatively owned mountain, dedicated to protecting and preserving the unique ski experience. (This excerpt taken from the Mad River Glen website)
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