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Motorcoach Guide

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Sample Itineraries

Coming into Town from Boston:
OPTIONS –Stops Along I-91

  • Stop at the Yankee Candle Village in South Deerfield.
    Far more than just candle stores they are special places where magic comes to life. From watching animated, singing characters to celebrating Christmas year ’round, they’re both quite unusual places where your whole family can experience an enchanting mix of shopping and entertainment.
    www.yankeecandle.com
  • Take a Senic Narrated Boat Ride up the Conneticut River in Hadley on a 49 Passanger Tour Boat, full bar on board & light snacks.
    www.brunelles.com
  • Historic Deerfield in Deerfield
    13 museum houses dating from c1720 to 1850 display more than 25,000 objects made or used in America from 1600-1900. Highlights of the collection include American furniture with special emphasis on the Connecticut River Valley; English and Chinese ceramics; American and English silver – including work by Paul Revere; and American and English textiles.
    www.historic-deerfield.org
  • Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens South Deerfield
    8,000-square foot conservatory is home to nearly 4,000 free-flying butterflies from all over the world!
    www.magicwings.com
  • Grafton Cheese Village & Petting Farm – Brattleboro, VT
    The farm owns 475 acres of land and operates a popular petting farm on a seasonal basis. The Retreat Farm is unique because of its architecture, function and location. The land needs of the farm allow it to keep its meadows open for agricultural and recreational purposes. Its history of being part of a large psychiatric hospital is intriguing. A visit to the working jewel will result in a greater understanding and appreciation of a rural way of life.
    graftonvillagecheese.com
  • Hogback Mountain Route 9, on your way into Mount Snow Area
    Come enjoy the panoramic 100 mile view!

Coming into Town from New Hampshire:

  • Quechee Gorge – Quechee, VT
    Quechee Gorge, commonly referred to as Vermont’s Grand Canyon is a few miles further east via Route 4. You can park and view it from the bridge spanning the gorge… or, you can take a foot trail down to the base of the gorge. Just remember that you need to make it back up.
    www.linkvermont.com/townsvill/woodstock_quechee/
  • Calvin Coolidge Homestead in Plymouth, VT
    The homestead remains exactly as it was the night Coolidge took office. In fact, much of the village of Plymouth Notch is unchanged since the early 20th century. The Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site is considered one of the best preserved Presidential sites in the nation. In addition to the homestead, visitors may tour the Plymouth Cheese Factory – established by the President’s father – and sample the granular curd cheese produced there.
    http://www.historicvermont.org
  • Honora Winery & Vineyard in Halifax is only open for scheduled tours and events.
    For wine tastings and a unique specialty food and shopping experience please visit our tasting room located at 201 Route 112, Jacksonville, VT. See our events page for more details.
    http://www.honorawinery.com/

Depart for Mount Snow Resort

Day One

  • 7:00 – 8:00 – Breakfast at Mount Snow

Option 1

  • 8:30 – 10:00 Visit Adams Farm where you’ll be able to experience the true Vermont Feeling by participating in a Wagon Ride, explore Bear Caves, pass sugarhouse, and look for wildlife ending with Farm Demonstrations.
    http://www.adamsfamilyfarm.com
  • 12:00 – 1:30 Lunch on own in Wilmington charming boutiques and shopes where unique clothing, Vermont specialty products, jewelry, recreational gear, collectibles, quilts and unusualy gifts are found.
  • 2:00 – 5:00 a half hour trip up Route 9 to the old historical Town, Bennington tour: Grand Moses, Old White Church, Bennington Mounument, Covered Bridge
    www.benningtonmuseum.org allow 1 ½ hours
  • Robert Frost’s remains are buried in the cemetery adjacent to the church. The Black Cottage, at the rededication of our building in 1937, after its restoration to the orginial interior design.
    www.oldfirstchurchbenn.org
  • The Bennington Battle Monument, dedicated to the famous Battle of Bennington that took place during the Revoluntionary war in 1777, is a 306’ stone obelisk opened to the public in 1891.
    www.bennington.com

Option 2

  • 7:00am – 8:00am – Breakfast at Mount Snow
  • 8:30am- 10:00am- Spend a delightful 11/2 hours in the Green Mountains at 1,500 ft. elevation cruising this eight-mile-long lake with its twenty-eight miles of undeveloped, unspoiled shoreline. Captain Dick Joyce gives you a historic account of the lost village of Mountain Mills hidden beneath the water of the largest totally enclosed lake in Vermont.
    http://www.greenmountainflagship.com
  • 10:00am- 2:00 pm – a half hour trip up Route 9 to the old historical Town, Bennington tour: Grand Moses, Old White Church, Bennington Mounument, Covered Bridge
    www.benningtonmuseum.org allow 1 ½ hours
  • Robert Frost’s remains are buried in the cemetery adjacent to the church. The Black Cottage, at the rededication of our building in 1937, after its restoration to the orginial interior design.
    www.oldfirstchurchbenn.org
  • The Bennington Battle Monument, dedicated to the famous Battle of Bennington that took place during the Revoluntionary war in 1777, is a 306’ stone obelisk opened to the public in 1891.
    www.bennington.com
  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm continue with the historic drive towards Manchester to visit Hildene An historic Lincoln family home, gardens, trails, woods and farm set on 412 preserved acres of quintessential Vermont landscape.
    http://www.hildene.org
  • 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm dinner at Mount Snow.
  • 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm – Visit Adams Farm for a country evening next to a large Bonfire listening to live music and old ghost stories about Vermont and New England.

Day 2

Leaving the Mount Snow Area:

Heading North:

  • 7:00 am – 8:00 am – Breakfast at Mount Snow
  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am – Enjoy an elegant carriage ride. Interact with our beautiful horses in a guided tour of our European style barns. Watch a captivating show as our drill team performs to music, dressage freestyle is exhibited, driving is demonstrated, and a majestic Friesian runs at liberty.
    http://www.friesiansofmajesty.com

Heading South:

  • 7:00 am – 8:00 am – Breakfast at Mount Snow