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Leaving Williamstown, cross into Vermont and continue on to Old Bennington, a charming village dating back to the 18th century and steeped in Colonial history, which lies 9 miles to the west of the commercial town of Bennington on Route 9. Allow time for the walking tour (maps availab... more

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Old Bennington is a charming village dating back to the 18th century and steeped in Colonial history, which lies 9 miles to the west of the commercial town of Bennington on Route 9. Allow time for the walking tour (maps available at the Chamber of Commerce) including the Old First Chu... more

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The Green Mountains are home to some of New England’s oldest and most famous ski areas—many a youngster has learned ski technique here. Each mountain has its own distinctive style of skiing and skiers often will have their favorite. Studying the individual ski area descrip... more

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A beautiful estate located on the south side of Manchester is Hildene. Of historic interest it was built by Mary and Robert Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln’s only son to make it to maturity. He fell in love with the area and at the turn of the 20th century, purchased 500 acres and bui... more

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At this point, from Arlington, take Route 7A towards Manchester, detouring for a short side trip along the scenic Equinox Skyline Drive, a 5½-mile drive to the top of Mount Equinox, the highest point in the Taconic Range. Views from the summit are especially wonderful in the fa... more

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Continuing north on Route 7 brings you into the town of Arlington. If traveling between May and November consider stopping at the Norman Rockwell Exhibit located on Route 7-A. A display of his artistry, particularly the work he completed while he lived here from 1939 to 1953 is on dis... more

  • Karen Brown Recommended

Leaving Williamstown, cross into Vermont and continue on to Old Bennington, a charming village dating back to the 18th century and steeped in Colonial history, which lies 9 miles to the west of the commercial town of Bennington on Route 9. Allow time for the walking tour (maps availab... more

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Be sure to visit the Shelburne Museum with its incredible collection of folk art and displays of the crafts, furnishings, art, and tools used in the early years of the 20th century. The complex consists of 37 buildings on a 45-acre setting that is open from late May to late October. A... more

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