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Underground Railroad Exhibit at the Rokeby Museum, VT

The Rokeby Museum is a special place located in Ferrisburgh, VT. It started out as a spacious and elegant home built between 1725 and 1730. Quaker Thomas Robinson came from Rhode Island and purchased the home and property in 1792 and the Robinson family and its descendants remained there for… Read More

Harvest Festival 2014 in Bristol, VT

This is the 16th year for this great community festival and every time it comes around again, it is a chance for old and new friends to come together to celebrate everything that makes fall such a fantastic season. Organized by the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and the Bristol… Read More

September at The Town Hall Theatre – Middlebury, VT

        There is something special about walking into a theatre and feeling the buzzing anticipation in the room before a highly acclaimed production takes the stage. A fantastic performance by talented local actors is just a great way to spend an evening and in Middlebury, VT we… Read More

Bartlett Falls: A Top Swimming Hole in Bristol, VT

Alongside Lincoln Road about a mile outside Bristol, VT, you will stumble across one of the top 10 swimming holes in New England: Bartlett Falls. What you will quickly realize though is that this is not just another swimming hole. Bartlett Falls is a large waterfall in the gorge of… Read More

Paddle Otter Creek in Middlebury, VT

Otter creek is the longest river in the state of Vermont and was once a very important “highway.” There are several rivers that empty into the creek and it passes through many quaint and beautiful towns along the way including Middlebury. It eventually empties into Lake Champlain at Ferrisburgh. Read More

Arts Walk in Downtown Middlebury, VT

On the second Friday of every month, downtown Middlebury, VT comes alive with folks milling around the Middlebury Arts Walk. This event is a way to honor those who give creatively to our community and celebrate all forms of art! You will see the characteristic “pink boot” that indicates participating… Read More

Hiking the Great Trails Around Middlebury, VT

With the Adirondacks to the west and the Green Mountains to the east, Middlebury, VT is surrounded by incredible beauty. There is great fun to be had no matter what season of the year you are here but summer is an especially fun time to visit Swift House Inn… Read More

Shelburne Farms: A Local Treasure With a Mission

We are blessed by having amazing people, places and businesses all around Swift House Inn in Middlebury, VT that care about our community and the beauty that surrounds us. Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, VT is one special place in particular that is worth highlighting whether you live here or… Read More

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When does leaf peeping season hit its peak in Vermont?

Many debate about when leaf-peeping season peaks in Vermont. But you could be safe to say that the prime kickoff is the first week in October.  Autumn Leaves The yellow and orange colors that emerge in the autumn months are actually constantly present in each leaf. However, when the nights… Read More