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Rupert, VT
(range: 2 miles)
Get back to nature! Plan your trip to Merck Forest and Farmland in Rupert, Vermont. Attend an event, stay overnight, or take a hike. (This excerpt taken from the Merck Forest and Farmland Center website)
Located conveniently between Manchester and Rutland, the park is popular for its wooded hillside campground, beach and swimming area, and nearby attractions and tourist destinations. The park surrounds 20-acre Emerald Lake, named for the emerald green color of its waters when viewed from above. (This excerpt taken from the Emerald Lake State Park website)
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Manchester Center, VT
(range: 10 miles)
Welcome! Hildene exists to carry the values of Abraham Lincoln to future generations by educating and inspiring others to put those Values into Action. (This excerpt taken from the Hildene website)
At 3,848 feet above sea level, the summit offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Green, White, Adirondack, Berkshire and Taconic mountain ranges. Several paved parking areas provide spectacular views, but most outstanding is the Skyline Drive itself as you drive along the crest of the mountain on your way to the summit. The Green Mountains, The Valley of Vermont and the White Mountains of New Hampshire may be seen to the east. The Adirondack Mountains of New York provide the backdrop to the west, and the Taconic and Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts to the south. Guard rails have been installed almost the entire length of the drive making it one of the safest, best engineered, well constructed toll roads in the country.  (This excerpt taken from the Mount Equinox Skyline Drive website)
The idyllic setting of the rural Vermont landscape offered a transformative experience and opportunity for artists seeking to work outside the social, political, and economic changes of the Modern Era. The Collection is made up of over 1,000 objects including paintings, etchings, and sculptures and spans across a significant period in Regional American Art History. The Collection features many prominent 20th Century artists such as: Ogden Pleissner, Jay Hall Conaway, Reginald Marsh, Guy Pene du Bois, Lorenzo Hatch, Luigi Lucioni, Arthur Gibbs Burton, and Robert Strong Woodward. (This excerpt taken from the Southern Vermont Arts Center website)
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Peru, VT
(range: 15 miles)
Bromley is your family-friendly 4-season Vermont resort offering diverse ski terrain, lesson programs and slopeside lodging, plus exciting summer attractions. (This excerpt taken from the Bromley website)
Stratton Mountain officially opened on December 29, 1961 with three lifts, eight trails and 22 inches of fresh snow. Skiing had arrived. Golf and tennis soon followed. Designed by noted golf course architect Geoffrey Cornish, the Stratton course opened for play in 1964. Through the years, Stratton has grown into a vibrant resort Village. Today generations of friends and family come home to Stratton, sharing the fun, adventure, progression, the stories ... (This excerpt taken from the Stratton Mountain website)
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Londonderry, VT
(range: 23 miles)
People often ask, what makes Magic so different? It all starts with the mountain itself. When Hans Thorner was searching Vermont to start a ski area in the late 1950s, he found Glebe Mountain. It’s ridge lines and steep topography reminded him of his native Swiss Alps. The trails he cut for Magic are naturally narrow and twisting and descend 1,500 heart-pumping vertical feet to our two Summit lifts—true vertical skiing. Combined with tree-skiing from boundary-to-boundary, Magic’s terrain is what separates this ski area from all others in southern Vermont and the East Coast—virtually unchanged since the 1960s. (This excerpt taken from the Magic Mountain website)
Bennington Potters carries on the mission to make beautiful pieces offered at the lowest possible prices for everyday pleasure. Our artisan-crafted stoneware has always been made in America, right here in the Potters Yard in Bennington, VT. Our small Vermont company thrives by keeping the old, taking on the new, responding to changing times and practical circumstances, learning by doing. (This excerpt taken from the Bennington Potters website)
The Bennington Battle Monument is 306 feet 4 and 1/2 inches tall and was completed and dedicated in 1891. It is constructed from blue-grey magnesian limestone. The Monument was built to commemorate the Battle of Bennington which occured on August 16, 1777, and is considered to be the turning point in the Revolutionary War. It is owned by the State of Vermont, and is supported by The Friends of the Monument, a non-profit volunteer group. A number of events are scheduled at the Monument each year, and the public is welcome. (This excerpt taken from the Bennington Battle Monument website)
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