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Post: # 6073Post azeez_a
Thu Oct 04, 2007 3:30 pm

Hello All,

I am reading up on "An explorer's guide to Vermont" for my stay there between Oct 16th to Oct 22nd. I will be staying over at Rutland. As I am reading through I am putting together an itenary of the different places in the different regions that I want to visit. I have just completed reading the Southern Vermont region and put together an itenary of places to visit in this region below. I will continue posting as I read through the other regions. Can you pls. take a look at the itenary below and suggest your thoughts? Is the below itenary achievable in one day? Are there any scenic routes or good places I am missing between these places?

1. Brattleboro
(i) Back roads web the area connecting villages in sometimes heartstoppingly beautiful ways
(ii) Farmer’s market – Wednesday and Saturday – Pg 87
(iii) The Latchis theater - Art deco style – Pg 89
2. Manchester
3. Arlington
4. Pawlet
5. Newfane
(i) Village in South Newfane and General store – Pg 73
6. Putney
(i) Putney general store – Pg 88
7. Bennington
(i) Historic walking tours – Pg 121
8. Williamsville
(i) General store – Pick up something and picnic by nearby covered bridge – Pg 88
9. Chester
(i) Stone village – Pg 176

Scenic drives
1. Putney mountain road to Brookline – Pg 72
2. West Dummerston to West Dover – Pg 73
3. Dower hill road – Pg 102
4. Handle road – Pg 103
5. Mount Equinox – Pg 138
6. Green mountain national forest road number 10 – Pg 139
7. Kelley stand road – Pg 139

Places to eat
1. Riverview café – Pg. 85
2. Amy’s Bakery Arts Café – Pg 86
3. Back side Café – Good breakfast – Pg 86
4. Dormy grill, Manchester – Great views – Pg 163
5. Little Rooster Café – Manchester – hottest lunch spot – Pg 163


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Post: # 6082Post azeez_a
Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:08 am

Can someone pls. review and respond?

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Post: # 6087Post pwt54
Fri Oct 05, 2007 10:36 am

The foliage at the upper levels of Kelly Stand and NFR 10 will be gone by at that time, but they are nice rides. If the foliage isn't up to snuff south of Rutland, try the area north of Rutland, west of route 116 between Brandon and Burlington. I had good luck there last year on Oct 16th.

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