Bennington Vermont

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Driving from Woodstock Vermont to Bennington Vermont can be relatively boring (from Route 4, down Route 7), or very scenic. We took the scenic route, down the lovely Route 100 through Plymouth (the birthplace, homestead and now Historical Park of President Calvin Coolidge), a number of quaint and pretty towns (including Ludlow and especially Weston, [Read more …]

Great Hikes near Woodstock Vermont

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Columbus Day weekend usually turns out to be the prime time for foliage in Central Vermont. Tourists from all over the world descend on places like Woodstock Vermont to enjoy the foliage and outdoor activities. Peak foliage, however, is subject to the vagaries of nature. Since you have to make reservations well in advance during [Read more …]

Eating Around Woodstock Vermont

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We have been to Woodstock Vermont many, many times as it is one of our favorite New England places to visit. We spent 5 nights in Woodstock on this trip whioch gave us sufficient time to revisit our favorite restaurants as well as explore new ones. The Prince and Pauper Each time we visit Woodstock, [Read more …]

Woodstock Vermont: The Quintessential Vermont Town

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Woodstock Vermont is our favorite Vermont town. When we lived in Boston, we would visit at least once per year. Why? Why not? First is the postcard-perfect town. We love: Its many outdoor activities including hiking or just walking around town; Lovely scenery, especially fall foliage when Mother Nature and our schedules mess properly, which [Read more …]

Our Muddy Quest for Culinary Nirvana in Rural Vermont

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What we go through to discover a restaurant! Although our entire Vermont trip was fun, our big adventure came very unexpectedly, during a quest to scope out a restaurant for our next trip. As readers of our blog know, we take food and restaurant experiences very seriously. We will go hours out of our way [Read more …]

The Woodstock-Queeche Area

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Woodstock, which is bookmarked by Quechee (with its gorge, VINS center and Simon Pearce glass studio) to the east and Killington (with its ski slopes and hikes) to the west, is one of our favorite towns in the country. Not only is it one of the most beautiful towns in the country (the American Planning [Read more …]