Manchester 10/15-10/17

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scarab
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Manchester 10/15-10/17

Post: # 3274Post scarab
Mon Oct 10, 2005 8:16 pm

I have reservations to stay at Manchester from 10/15-10/17. If it rains as much as the weather.com predicts, will there be any foliage left in Southern Vermont? What areas/activities do you suggest for these dates in this case?

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Re: Manchester 10/15-10/17

Post: # 3275Post pwt54
Tue Oct 11, 2005 6:57 am

The foliage should be early enough to handle the rain.

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Re: Manchester 10/15-10/17

Post: # 3277Post carmen
Tue Oct 11, 2005 6:27 pm

If it rains go to all the outlets and shop. Plenty to do there and its a beautiful town- rain or shine.

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Re: Manchester 10/15-10/17

Post: # 3278Post ixl
Tue Oct 11, 2005 7:22 pm

Rain doesn't seem to affect the foliage nearly as much as wind. I was in Manchester about 5 days ago and the color was still VERY early. --c
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Re: Manchester 10/15-10/17

Post: # 3279Post dfpvt
Wed Oct 12, 2005 10:42 am

Foliage was still fine this morning in Manchester.
Quite a bit of green for the date.

The new American Museum of Fly Fishing is worth a visit. Drive up the Equinox Skyline road if the sun comes out. The Indian Hill photo gallery near Pawlet (River Rd., left off Rt. 30) is a good rainy day destination.


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Re: Manchester 10/15-10/17

Post: # 3280Post nehal
Wed Oct 12, 2005 11:18 am

any idea about north from Manchester - upto Rutland and Woodstock? Or would you suggest trying routes to Middlebury(West of Green Mountains)? please help :confused:

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Re: Manchester 10/15-10/17

Post: # 3281Post ixl
Wed Oct 12, 2005 2:32 pm

If you are looking for color, I think you'd be better off going up route 11/30 into the route 100 area and poking around up in there. I drove by Manchester today and there was not much.

I feel your pain, believe me... :)

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Re: Manchester 10/15-10/17

Post: # 3282Post scarab
Fri Oct 14, 2005 10:55 am

Thanks to everyone for your suggestions.

I read about Green mountain railroad from Bellows Falls to Chester depot. Do you think its worth a visit or should we invest the time driving to the White mountains? Wouldn't the White mountains be past peak for this weekend?

Thanks again!

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Re: Manchester 10/15-10/17

Post: # 3283Post pwt54
Fri Oct 14, 2005 5:25 pm

Normally I'd say yes, but I've heard the colors are hanging around. But there might be heavy rian over there tonight. The Green Mountain Railroad is a good ride.


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