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Great Maple Syrup Stops: Dwight Miller & Son Orchards, Vermont

March 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on Great Maple Syrup Stops: Dwight Miller & Son Orchards, Vermont · Destinations, Experience






About 15 minutes outside of Brattleboro, VT, Dwight Miller & Son Orchards has been tapping sugar maples since before Vermont was a state.






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The Two Good Things About a Long, Snowy, Cold New England Winter

March 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Two Good Things About a Long, Snowy, Cold New England Winter · Destinations, Experience






I expected brutal winters when I moved to New England two years ago, but my first winter was much milder than I expected and I figured I overreacted, right? Payback is a dog’s mother.











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The Most Photographed Farm in the World?!

October 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on The Most Photographed Farm in the World?! · Destinations, Photos






In central-eastern Vermont, a farm is nestled near a creek and surrounded by green pastures and colorful forests. The winding packed dirt road approaching the barn hugs the trees which in autumn showcase everything the spectacular New England pallet promises.











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Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Connecticut Visit

October 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Connecticut Visit · Destinations, Travel Website






Want to know what $1 buys? A heck of a lot based on Connecticut’s official tourism site, Connecticut Visit. With a $1 promotion budget this year, the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism has done an excellent job showcasing Connecticut as a travel destination with its website.











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Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Yankee Magazine Foliage Maps

October 5th, 2010 · Comments Off on Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Yankee Magazine Foliage Maps · Destinations, Travel Website






One of the best resources for life and travel in New England, Yankee Magazine, is also my favorite resource for planning New England Leaf-Peeping adventures.











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