Connecticut River Valley and Mount Snow Area Attractions
The Fall Foliage season in Vermont offers some of the most beautiful foliage scenery in the United States. Southern Vermont has spectacular drives and tours to appreciate and connect with the natural beauty and seasonal change.
Maple Sugaring season in the early spring is when the local "sugarmakers" produce delicious maple syrup from the sap collected from the maple trees. There are many local sugarhouses in operation at this time where one can see the evaporation process in action and taste the "Vermont Gold."
Covered Bridges in Vermont are a unique feature of the landscape. Windham County proudly has maintained or restored 12 historic covered bridges - some are in daily use and some are to be explored.
Vermont Farms sustain the natural connection of living with nature and producing farm products. This farming area has many thriving and productive farms - dairy farms, sheep farms, organic vegetable farms, fruit orchards and more.
Outdoor Recreation and adventure opportunities abound. Many towns provide a wide range of opportunities all season activities - bicycling, hiking, fishing, skating, skiing, swimming, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and boating - winter, summer, fall, and spring.
Resorts in the area provide four-season recreation.
Mount Snow and Stratton Mountain - long established resorts are desired destinations, providing a full range of year round facilities to enjoy - skiing for all ages and abilities, summer festivals, and golfing in the beautiful Green Mountains. View real estate near Mount Snow and Stratton.
Other attractions that are well known to Green Mountain and Connecticut River Valley residents and visitors include:
Marlboro Music Festival - Marlboro, VT The Marlboro Music Festival has international recognition as a center for advanced musical study. Young professional musicians join master musicians to study and learn together. There are scheduled concerts throughout the summer.
VAST snowmobile trails-The Vermont Association of Snow Travelers assists local Snowmobile clubs that establish and maintain trails with landowners for touring.
Waypoint Visitor's Center - Bellows Falls, VT The Connecticut River Byway Visitors Center site is a former rail yard. The remarkable building's design represents a train locomotive and the exterior of a railroad station canopy. The symbolic arch represents the Old Arch Bridge-an important landmark of the past. The exhibits at the center reflect on the history of the Connecticut River Valley up to the present time.