week of the 23rd of October

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brdldyx2
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week of the 23rd of October

Post: # 2310Post brdldyx2
Tue Oct 19, 2004 4:00 pm

We are visiting from San Fran. where should we go to see some great color?
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Re: week of the 23rd of October

Post: # 2311Post pwt54
Tue Oct 19, 2004 4:28 pm

Right now the Lake Champlain Valley looks real good. This area is between Burlington and Rutland and west of the Green Mountains. This area is a different climate zone, so it turns later. It should be good this weekend but after that I don't know.

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Re: week of the 23rd of October

Post: # 2312Post brdldyx2
Tue Oct 19, 2004 5:14 pm

Thank you so much...do you know how long it takes to get to that area from Boston??? and how long do you think we should plan a spending in the area?? we wanted to also see the cape and some of Maine we have eight days total...
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Re: week of the 23rd of October

Post: # 2313Post brdldyx2
Tue Oct 19, 2004 5:19 pm

Any suggestions on a place to stay near Lake Champlain Valley west of the Green Mountains this weekend???
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Re: week of the 23rd of October

Post: # 2314Post pwt54
Tue Oct 19, 2004 5:50 pm

You can reach either Burlington or Rutland in about 4 hours from Boston. There are plenty of rooms in both "cities". Routes 116, 30,and 73 74, 125, and 17 between the Lake and the mountains showed good colors yesterday. The snow geese are in at the Dead Creek Wildlife Area on route 17 about a mile west of route 22A. Route 22A is not a great foliage route, by the way.


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Re: week of the 23rd of October

Post: # 2315Post pwt54
Tue Oct 19, 2004 5:53 pm

My advice is to come up here first thing. Foliage won't be lasting too long now.

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Re: week of the 23rd of October

Post: # 2317Post ixl
Tue Oct 19, 2004 6:59 pm

Even I am toying with the idea of driving up there this weekend. Not sure I can swing it though. --c
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Re: week of the 23rd of October

Post: # 2318Post dfpvt
Wed Oct 20, 2004 8:07 am

North Hero House on North Hero Island in L. Champlain might be a good place to stay next weekend. Google them up for details. About 45 minutes from Burlington.

Some bays on the L. Champlain islands will have migrating birds (and hunters, VT's duck hunting season re-opens Saturday.)

Consider driving down the New York side of Champlain to get to the snow geese, crossing at the Crown Point Bridge, where it's worth stopping.


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