Suggestion for driving routes on Oct 17

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rushil
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Suggestion for driving routes on Oct 17

Post: # 19327Post rushil
Tue Oct 06, 2015 9:00 am

Hi all,

I would be driving to Stowe on Oct 17 from Boston. I am inclined towards doing the Route 100 from Stamford VT to Stowe. Do you think it would be the right time to do that route. Looking at the foliage tracker it seems that the fall foliage is a week or two late.

Also, It would be great if someone can suggest some better routes during that time. Are there any romantic spots along the route 100 where we can stop by and hang around for a while.

Thanks for your help!


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Re: Suggestion for driving routes on Oct 17

Post: # 19328Post admin
Tue Oct 06, 2015 11:17 am

My advise is to stick to central and southern Vermont around that date. I fear Stowe will be well past peak by October 17th. I'd plan on Woodstock, Quechee, Killington, Weston, Manchester, Londonnderry, Dover, the Deerfield Valley. Look for the waterfall behind the theater in Weston. Maybe someone else can be more specific about this

rushil
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Re: Suggestion for driving routes on Oct 17

Post: # 19339Post rushil
Tue Oct 06, 2015 4:05 pm

Thanks for your suggestion.

I was thinking about watching the tree tunnel in the Smugglers notch park too. Do you have recommendations on any such tree tunnels that we can find along the route 100 or is that the only option?

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Re: Suggestion for driving routes on Oct 17

Post: # 19522Post rushil
Mon Oct 12, 2015 7:53 pm

Hi all,

Is route 100 from wilmington VT to Stowe VT still a good route to see fall colours this weeekend?

Saw some posts reporting its not at peak yet. :(

minnesotaman
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Re: Suggestion for driving routes on Oct 17

Post: # 19523Post minnesotaman
Mon Oct 12, 2015 8:18 pm

many hills in the woodstock, pomfret, bridgewater and quechee area are still increasing in color intensity and look like they will continue to be good for at least five or six days if there is no wind.


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Re: Suggestion for driving routes on Oct 17

Post: # 19526Post loafer89
Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:50 am

The NWS is predicting high winds and rain/snow showers starting on Friday night and continuing through the weekend. Lower elevations would probably offer the best foliage by next weekend. Route 5, Route 7 and Route 30 will probably offer the best color.


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