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West Dover, VT
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Located in southern Vermont in West Dover, Mount Snow is the most accessible Green Mountain getaway from southern metropolitan areas. Found on Route 100 (nine miles from Route 9 in Wilmington and 29 miles from Interstate 91), the resort is just 2.5 hours from Boston and 4 hours from New York City. (This excerpt taken from the Mount Snow website)
The museum displays one of New England's largest collections of native species along with live animal exhibits, ecology, geology and natural history exhibits. With nearby access to over 600 protected acres of hiking trails, the family fun and adventure can continue outside year-round. (This excerpt taken from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum website)
Welcome to Molly Stark State Park, named for the famous wife of General John Stark of the Revolutionary War. The park is located along the Molly Stark Trail Scenic Byway (State Route 9), the main east-west route in Southern Vermont that connects Brattleboro, Wilmington and Bennington. (This excerpt taken from the Molly Stark State Park website)
At 2400 feet, this 398-acre park has the highest elevation campground of any park in Vermont. Woodford is located on a mountain plateau surrounding Adams Reservoir. The high elevation spruce/fir/birch forest provides an ideal setting for the park. Woodford borders the George Aiken Wilderness Area, which is in the Green Mountain National Forest. There are several lakes and ponds in the surrounding area. (This excerpt taken from the Woodford State Park 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)
Made up of a mix of the original golf course design from 1914 by Tom McNamara, a redesign from Wayne Stiles in 1930 and an expansion and some re-routing of play by Steve Durkee the end product is 18 unique holes of great golf, measuring up at 6,533 yds. from the tips (71.1, 126 slope), 6,073 from the regular tees (69.1/122), 5,051 from the forward tees (64.2/112 for men; 69.8/114 for women). (This excerpt taken from the Brattleboro Country Club website)
The mission of Vermont Center for Photography is to promote the photographic arts through exhibitions and education, and to stimulate dialogue, encourage inquiry, and communicate ideas using the photographic medium as its focus. (This excerpt taken from the VT Center for Photography 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)
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Manchester Center, VT
(range: 17 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)
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