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ADDISON COUNTY Vermont MIDDLEBURY BRISTOL VERGENNES 2014-2015

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Covered Bridges Addison County is home to five of the most unusual covered bridges in Vermont. These bridges are a lasting testament to the ingenuity and skill of 19th century Vermonters. Now a major attraction for sightseers, they are still in everyday use. Take a tour and see them all! Locator icons on pull-out map in fold. Directions are from Middlebury; mileage is approximate.

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The Pulp Mill Covered Bridge spans the town lines of Middlebury and Weybridge. It is a two-lane bridge of three spans. Built in the 1850s, and rebuilt in 2012. Directions: 7/10 miles north on Route 23, 4/10 miles on Pulp Mill Bridge Road.

The Halpin Covered Bridge is located over a natural waterfall and is the highest bridge above a streambed in VT. Directions: 1.3 miles Washington St. Ext., 1.6 miles north on Halpin Road, 3/10 miles east on dirt Covered Bridge Road.

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The Cornwall-Salisbury Covered Bridge has the widest spaced truss members in any Town lattice bridge in Vermont. Directions: 7.5 miles south Route 30, 1.7 miles east on Swamp Road.

The Shoreham Covered Bridge Depot Road, Shoreham, is one of only two covered railroad bridges still standing in Vermont. Directions: 11 miles south Route 30 to Whiting 4 Corners, 2.8 miles west toward Shoreham, 7/10 mile on East Shoreham Road.

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The Spade Farm Covered Bridge is on private property on Route 7 in Ferrisburgh. Built in the 1850s, moved three miles from its original site in 1959. Directions: 15 miles north on Route 7.

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Welcome Travelers!

Addison County, located in the heart of the Champlain Valley in Vermont, is bordered by the Green Mountains to the East and the Adirondack Mountain range to the west. With 56 miles of coastline along glacial Lake Champlain, and skirting beautiful Lake Dunmore at its southern edge, Addison County presents a wide variety of gorgeous terrain for skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and even just sightseeing by car. From the simple joys of a traditional country fair to the latest culinary creation (pulled fresh from today's garden), Addison County is a place that is true to its roots deep down to its soul. For those who are lucky enough to live and work here, it's a pleasure to share with you.

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Addison County Chamber of Commerce 93 Court Street, Middlebury, Vermont 05753 802-388-7951 • www.addisoncounty.com Office open Monday to Friday 9 am-5 pm. Photography provided by Addison County Chamber of Commerce or Resort Guides unless otherwise noted. Cover Photo: Lincoln Falls on a clear summer day. ŠDavid Bennett, davidbennettphotography.net The Addison County Guide & Map is produced by Resort Guides, LLC, Box 557, Waitsfield, VT 05673 802-496-5443. Copyright 2014 Resort Guides www.resortguides.us| Pictogram set courtesy of symbolicons.com All information is accurate as of May 31, 2014. All rights reserved. Printed in the USA.

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Located in the lower Champlain Valley of Vermont, bordered by the Adirondacks to our west and the Green Mountains to our east, Addison County offers something for everyone­ , every season of the year. Middlebury, Bristol and Vergennes have thriving downtowns for dining, shopping and theater, while quaint villages such as Lincoln, Shoreham or Starksboro may remind you of simpler times. Bristol, a quaint village nestled at the foot of the Green Mountains‚ is home to 3‚800 residents. Main Street is lined with friendly village shops that satisfy every interest: antiques‚ gifts‚ home accessories‚ Vermontmade products‚ handmade beeswax candles‚ clothing and shoes. Dine at restaurants with menu selections offering everything from pizza to champagne. Bristol is surrounded by serene woodlands‚ crystal clear streams and rivers and delightful mountain scenery. Four season natural beauty is within easy reach by car, bike, foot or fishing pole.

Bristol’s town green has been a central part of the village throughout its history. The Bristol Band has presented summer concerts in the gazebo every Wednesday evening from June through August since shortly after the Civil War. Folks bring their lawn chairs‚ visit with their neighbors and enjoy the music. The green also hosts 4th of July events (such as its infamous Outhouse Races)‚ the Farmers’ Market‚ Movies in the Park‚ BBQs, the Harvest Festival and many other activities.

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Lodging options in the Middlebury area include inns with elegant dining, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, private lakeside or mountainside cottages, camping, and recreational vehicle camps—most no more than a ten-minute drive from the vibrant & beautiful downtown. (see page 5 for more)

Middlebury is so much more than a classic New England college town! Ideally located midway between Burlington and Rutland, Middlebury makes a great four-season destination for a day trip or a longer stay. In addition to the wide variety of shopping opportunities, the downtown features more than 20 restaurants, many located along Otter Creek as it flows and tumbles dramatically over Otter Creek Falls in the heart of the downtown. Three historic inns, a movie theater, the Town Hall Theater (featuring year-round music, dance, opera and plays), the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History and the Vermont Folklife Center are all within a ten-minute walk of the town green and gazebo. Middlebury College, a five-minute walk from the green, has a full schedule of performing arts events, an art museum, outstanding college athletics and more. 7

1. Holley Hall is Bristol's Queen Anne-style town center. 2. Late 1800's commercial architecture is lovingly maintained. Bristol's great restaurants, interesting shops, and historic town green create a vibrant atmosphere.© David Bennet. 3. Historic buildings surround Middlebury's magnificent waterfall. 4. Middlebury has a quintessential Vermont downtown, including a white-steepled church on a hill. 5. Weathered barns are still in use throughout the county. This one, in Orwell, declares its birthdate proudly. ©Fredrico Sanchez. 6. Modern structures nod to the utility and beauty of barn architecture proudly, as at the new wedding barn at The Mountain Top Inn, Chittenden ©Dennis Curran. 7. Silos and church steeples can be seen from miles around in rural Addison County. 8. This working dairy farm in Lincoln represents one of Vermont's agricultural and cultural mainstays. ©Carol Murray. 8

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(continued from page 5) In addition to shopping and dining choices, there is a consortium of workshops & local manufacturers, on the north end of town, that welcome you to watch as a variety of goods are made. Danforth Pewter, Geiger apparel, Otter Creek Brewery, Maple Landmark wooden toys, Lincoln Peak Winery, Beau Ties, and The Vermont Soap Organics allow visitors to peek either at their showrooms or their factories and perhaps choose a sample to bring home. If you are looking for exercise check out the Trail Around Middlebury (TAM), which welcomes walkers, bicyclists, cross-country skiers and snow shoe enthusiasts. The 18-mile TAM is the sort of public/private partnership that exemplifies the civic-minded, high quality of life in this area!

Forth 'N Goal/The Middlebury Shop Everything for the rink, court, pool, field, & diamond plus Middlebury College gifts and clothing. 68 Main St, Middlebury. 802-3883444 www.middleburyshop.com

National Bank of Middlebury Two ATMs on campus! Open an ePanther account and get your statement through Free Online Banking. 877-508-8455, 802-388-4982. www.nbmvt.com The Marble Works District is located just behind downtown Middlebury. Home to numerous shops, restaurants, and the summer Saturday Farmer's Market (and the best views of spectacular Middlebury falls), this is a must-see spot.

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A Cultural Community Founded in 1800, Middlebury College is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges in the United States. With 2,450 undergraduates from 50 states and more than 70 countries, Middlebury brings distinction and cultural diversity to our Vermont community. Many of Middlebury College’s resources are open to the public. The Mahaney Center for the Arts hosts a year-round array of top-level concerts and performances, and the Middlebury College Museum of Art is home to several remarkable collections as well as traveling exhibitions. With more than 30 varsity teams, known as the Panthers, sports events often take place in the beautifully maintained fields and facilities around campus. The public is welcome to make seasonal use of the 18-hole Ralph Myhre Golf Course, the Middlebury Snow Bowl (alpine skiing), and the Carroll and Jane Rikert Nordic Center (cross-country skiing). www.middlebury.edu

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Our Towns Vergennes Opera House

The Opera House has been beautifully restored and is acoustically superb. A year-round schedule of jazz‚ opera‚ folk‚ classical and theater performances are presented in fine style, drawing audiences from throughout the county. City Park‚ in the center of the downtown area‚ hosts Monday evening summer band concerts and interesting festivals such as French Heritage Day in July and Vergennes Day in late August.

Vergennes, founded in 1788, was Vermont’s first city, and bills itself as America’s smallest city. The city’s name was suggested by Ethan Allen to honor the Comte de Vergennes who served as the French Minister of Foreign Affairs. Vergennes negotiated the Treaty of Paris in 1783, which ended our Revolutionary War. You’ll find the elements of both a vital city and neighborly town here. The City Hall and Vergennes Opera House are still the center of Vergennes’ business and cultural life, with cultural and civic activities scheduled year-round.

To the West: Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks. To the East: the Green Mountains. Gorgeous, fertile, high, and wide, the Champlain Valley is unspoiled, yet up to date and sophisticated.

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Within the three-block downtown area, traditional businesses mix with the new. Gorgeous historic and architecturally signifigant buildings have been recently renovated, and the entire downtown is treated to a spectacular view of the Adirondack Mountains to the west. A vibrant culture of sophisticated restaurants, cafés, shops and nightlife has established roots within the Revolutionary war-era buildings. Sidewalk-lined streets (not so common in rural Vermont!) lead pedestrians down a gentle but persistent slope eventually reaching the boat basin to Lake Champlain at the end of town.

Vergennes Falls at Otter Creek

On the western end of town is the historic Bixby Memorial Library, which is on the list of National and State Historic places. Noted for its spectacular stained glass dome, the Bixby houses one of the state's most important collection of Vermontiana. A little farther down is spectacular Vergennes Falls at Otter Creek, with historic pump houses still monitoring the hydro power. Achingly beautiful, the waterfall has been an anchor to the town's history since the 18th century. Vergennes is a terrific and popular stop for anyone travelling through the area, and an especially nice destination for bicyclists.

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Hop on your bike‚ lace up your hiking boots‚ dip your paddle in a lazy river, enjoy a fresh snowfall. All are made more enjoyable by the beautiful landscape which offers a kaleidoscope of colors each fall and the snowcapped mountains in winter. Here are just some of the activities available in Addison County. Road Biking Addison County boasts nine bicycle loops developed by the Lake Champlain Bikeways. Loops range in difficulty from an easy loop with a continuous panorama of fields and mountains along Lake Champlain or a more challenging loop offering two mountain climbs over the Middlebury and Brandon gaps. Contact the Chamber office at 802-388-7951 for a free copy of the Bikeways map or visit champlainbikeways.org. Mountain Biking In the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area, this 9-mile circuit offers vistas across southern Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks on a trail ascending to an amazing ridgeline, descending through ferny glades and winding through the boulder-strewn Leicester Hollow, back to the Silver Lake Campground. With the assistance of the U.S. Forest Service, this is a one-of-a-kind system and the first on federal land in VT. Fishing Don’t forget your fishing license (they can be purchased at many country stores). The area abounds with lake trout, rainbows, smallmouth and largemouth bass, perch, pike, and pickerel. Great fishing— summer or winter!

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Hiking Vermont’s famous Long Trail skirts the eastern part of Addison County linking peaks such as Mount Abraham, Bread Loaf Mountain and Romance Mountain. The region’s state parks offer well-marked trails, as does the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area located in the heart of the Green Mountain National Forest. Favorite day trips are Snake Mountain in Addison, Rattlesnake Cliffs overlooking Lake Dunmore, the summit climb to Deerleap that keeps watch over the village of Bristol, and the forest and fields of Mount Independence State Historic Site. The Trail Around Middlebury (TAM) is an 18-mile footpath, open year round, encircling Middlebury. Golf Three public courses can be found in the area. Basin Harbor Club, one of Vermont’s most elegant summer resorts, extends along the shores of Lake Champlain; Neshobe Country Club, located in Brandon, offers 18 challenging holes; and the Ralph Myhre Golf Course at Middlebury College is just one of the college’s fabulous athletic facilities. Photo: Cycling Addison County roadways is pure pleasure. ChamplainBikeways.org.


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The challenging Ralph Myhre Golf Course features an 18-hole course and practice areas, as well as a full-service shop and snack bar with indoor and outdoor seating. go.middlebury.edu/golfcourse Middlebury’s Snow Bowl offers friendly and affordable access to 17 trails and glade areas for skiers of all abilities. The lodge includes a cafeteria, ski shop, and ski school for lessons. www.middleburysnowbowl.com The Rikert Nordic Center maintains 42 kilometers of field and wooded trails, augmented by snowmaking. Rental equipment, repairs, waxing rooms, and lessons are available. www.rikertnordic.com

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Camping There’s no better way to enjoy a summer night than by a campfire under the stars. The region offers private and state campgrounds with more than 500 sites for tents, pop-ups, and trailers. The Green Mountain National Forest maintains additional campgrounds throughout the forest. Stop by the Addison County Chamber for the latest edition of the Vermont Campground Guide. Water Sports Flat water or whitewater? Fly fishing or water skiing? Canoeing… kayaking…swimming…even scuba diving for shipwrecks. Explore the coves of Lake Champlain in a sailboat or the twists and turns of Otter Creek in a canoe. Or, grab your binoculars and visit the birdfilled marshes of Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area in a kayak. Winter Adventure When the snow begins falling, residents and visitors reach for their snowshoes, skis, ice axes, ice fishing set-ups, and other winter equipment. Unspoiled, accessible countryside provides memorable experiences, especially in winter. You’ll find alpine skiing and snowboarding at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl, a down-home ski area well suited for families, with terrain for all abilities.

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Addison County is also known for excellent cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. One area to explore for cross-country skiing is the Rikert's Nordic Center located at Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf camps. Rikert's state-of-the-art snowmaking & grooming capabilities make it a nordic skiers' destination throughout the season. Blueberry Hill Ski Touring Center, located in Goshen, offers great cross country skiing and snowshoeing opportunities, much of it located in the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area. Snowmobilers enjoy miles of trails maintained by the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers (VAST), and will happily share them with cross-country skiers. Skaters can thrill to an outdoor journey along the frozen Lemon Fair River or an indoor twirl at Middlebury’s Memorial Ice Rink.

Champlain Orchards Ecologically grown apples, peaches, berries, cherries, plums, pears. PYO, bakery, farm market, hard & sweet cidery! 3597 Route 74 West, Shoreham. 802-897-2777. champlainorchards.com

Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area Hosting a one-day wildlife/outdoor festival each October celebrating the fall bird migration through Addison County. Rte 17, Addison. 802-759-2398. vtfishandwildlife.com

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Green Mountain National Forest

Middlebury College Snow Bowl

Stop by the Ranger station for maps, trail conditions, and interesting history. The US Forest Service stewards the 400,000 acres in Vermont, and the station disperses information & volunteers for this area. Middlebury Ranger Station, 1007 Route 7 South, Middlebury. 802-388-4362. www.fs.usda.gov/greenmountain

Uncrowded skiing and riding for all abilities at an affordable price on 500 acres of open terrain with 17 trails and 6 glades. Full-service ski shop, professional snow school, and great homemade food. Located on Route 125 midway between Route 7 on the west and Route 100 on the east, only 15 minutes from Middlebury. 802-443-7669. www.middleburysnowbowl.com

Lake Champlain Bikeways Promoting bicycling through the Lake Champlain regions of New York, Vermont and Quebec with an interconnected, international network of bike routes totalling 1,355 total network miles and 38 interpretive theme loops. 802-652-BIKE (2453). www.champlainbikeways.org

Moosalamoo National Recreation Area

The Bike Center, Middlebury

Rikert Nordic Center

Offering bicycles by Trek and Specialized. Expert sales and service. 74 Main Street, Middlebury. 802-388-6666. bikecentermid.com

A winter recreation center providing over 50 km of professionally groomed trails for nordic skiing and snowshoeing. Offering rentals shop, lessons, food, and unspoiled natural beauty in the heart of the Green Mountains. Located at the Bread Loaf Campus of Middlebury College on Route 125 East in Ripton. 802-443-2744. www.rikertnordic.com

Middlebury College Ralph Myhre Golf Course A beautiful 18-hole golf course, with driving range, practice green and bunker, full-service pro shop, and snack bar— all with beautiful views of the Green Mountains. Route 30 South, Middlebury. 802-443-5125. www.go.middlebury.edu/golfcourse

Find perfect harmony; nature and human, mind and body. Conservation and recreation. Hiking, climbing, mountain biking, paddling, cross-country skiing, nature watching, pure contemplation. www.moosalamoo.org

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From the shores of Lake Champlain to the high peaks of the Green Mountains, the history and culture of Addison County can be found everywhere. You see it in the 200-year old villages clustered around crossroads and at the falls of powerful rivers, in busy downtowns, in historic farms, in many high-quality museums, art galleries, performance venues, and craft and artists’ studios. Samuel de Champlain explored this region in 1609, traveling at least as far south as the narrow straights at Chimney Point on Lake Champlain. Soon afterwards, there was a struggle for control of the area (and its natural resources ) between different European factions. The English, French, and native peoples all traveled regularly on the lake and its tributaries. In a bold move, the French built a wooden fort in 1731 at Chimney Point to control the lake, and by the 1740s there was significant French settlement on both shores. In 1759 the English wrested control opening the door for more settlers.

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In 1776 and 1777 the Addison County region was a hotbed of Revolutionary War activity, playing a key role in America’s road to freedom. American and British vessels, from canoes and bateaux to large warships, were common sights on Lake Champlain, and spies and scouts scoured the countryside. American colonial forces built one of the war’s largest fortifications, Mount Independence in Orwell, as a defense against the British enemy to the north. After the Revolution, settlers established towns, cleared land for farms, and started water-powered industries. During the mid-1800s Addison County became known for its Merino sheep and for its role in the abolitionist movement, speaking out against slavery. Rokeby, now a museum, was a noted stop on the underground railway. By the turn of the 20th century, logging and wood products manufacturing were significant industries in the hill and mountain towns, and many areas became popular for summertime fun.


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Every town has buildings listed in the State and National Registers of Historic Places— including homes of early settlers, churches, town halls, country stores, commercial blocks, covered bridges, and large agricultural complexes. Middlebury, Bristol and Vergennes have historic downtowns and village greens that are ideal for exploring or listening to music in the summer. Middlebury and Vergennes have wonderfully restored theaters or opera houses, and Middlebury College has fine performance spaces. Many towns are home to talented artists and crafts people with studios and galleries open to the public.

Chimney Point State Historic Site Museum of Native American and French colonial settlement. Open May-October. 7305 Vermont Route 125, Addison. 802759-2412. www.historicsites.vermont.gov

DAR Strong Museum 1795 Federal-style brick home of Revolutionary patriot John Strong, one of the first settlers in the Champlain Valley. Tours include the Strong family story intertwined with traditions of 18th century life. Open May-October. 6656 Route 17, Addison. 802-759-2309.

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Fort Ticonderoga Immerse yourself in 2,000 acres of rich history and beautiful scenery at Fort Ticonderoga. Enjoy fun daily programs and special events. Fort Ticonderoga has something for everyone! Open daily 9:30 am-5 pm, May 10th to Nov. 2nd. 518-585-2821. www.fortticonderoga.org

Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History Featuring a collection of furniture, textiles, paintings, toys, and changing exhibits. Tues.Sat., 10 am–5 pm, open Sundays in summer and fall, 1-5 pm. 1 Park Street, Middlebury 802-388-2117. www.HenrySheldonMuseum.org

Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site Site of the only Revolutionary War battle fought in Vermont. Battlefield, trails, visitor center and museum. May-October. Monument Hill Road, Hubbardton. 802-273-2282. www.historicsites.vermont. gov/Hubbardton 1. Friday nights May-Oct is a time to try a new wine and listen to live local music at Lincoln Peak Vineyard Winery. 2. Rowing gigs constructed by students at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Boat Shop are taken out for a spin at The Falls Basin in Vergennes. ©Buzz Kuhns, LCMM. 3. Battle reenactments are fascinating live exhibits at Fort Ticonderoga. 4. UVM's Morgan Horse farm is a breeding and training facility for America's earliest breed, the Morgan Horse.

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Culture Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Mahaney Center for the Arts

Discover Lake Champlain’s history through hands-on exhibits, archaeology, replica vessels and live demonstrations. Beautiful lakeside location next door to historic Basin Harbor Club. 4472 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes. 802-475-2022. www.lcmm.org

Outstanding concerts, dance, theatre, films, exhibitions, lectures, symposia, and more at Addison County's largest visual and performing arts center; at Middlebury College. Open year round. Box Office: 802-443-MIDD. Middlebury College, Route 30 South, Middlebury. www.middlebury.edu/arts

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A selection of European, American, Ancient, and Asian art, as well as special exhibitions. Tues.–Fri., 10 am–5 pm; Sat.– Sun., 12–5 pm. Free. Middlebury College, Route 30 South, Middlebury. 802-443-5007. www.museum.middlebury.edu

Mount Independence State Historic Site Revolutionary War fort site. Remains of blockhouse, gun batteries, hospital and star fort. Visitor Center and Museum. 497 Mount Independence Road, Orwell. 802-948-2000. www.historicsites.vermont.gov

Rokeby Museum Discover this National Historic Landmark and its new exhibit – Free & Safe: The Underground Railroad in Vermont. Tour the historic house and outbuildings. Open May—October. 4334 Route 7, Ferrisburgh. 802-877-3406. www.rokeby.org

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Mahaney Center for the Arts attracts internationally celebrated artists for a year-round schedule of concerts and performances. The Museum of Art offers seasonal and permanent exhibitions in five galleries, as well as educational programs, gallery talks, and workshops. Collections include Asian art, photography, 19th-century sculpture, and contemporary prints. MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART

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Culture University Of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm Designated as a National Historic Landmark, the Farm is dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the Morgan Horse through breeding and selection. Open Daily. Guided Tours. 74 Battell Drive, Weybridge. 802-388-2011. www.uvm.edu/morgan

Vermont Collection at Bixby Memorial Library One of the finest collections of Vermontiana in the state. Archives of current and historical authors. Complete volumes of Vermont Life and Vermont History. Original documents, books, and genealogy resources. Open Wed- Fri 12:30-5pm; Sat 9-2pm. 258 Main Street, Vergennes. 802-877-2211. www.bixbylibrary.org ©David Bennett

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Vermont Folklife Center

Dedicated to preserving and presenting the cultural traditions of Vermont and the surrounding region. Documentation through exhibits, media, publications, 1. Learn how local maple syrup is made during the Maple and educational projects, with a focus on Sugar Open House-a Vermont tradition held every March. preservation of the spoken word. Archives 2. Tour the Vermont State Fish Hatchery. of over 4,500 taped interviews. Open TuesSat, 10-5. 88 Main Street, Middlebury. 3. Test out a swimming hole. Find a hidden one. 802-388-4964. www.vermontfolklifecenter.org 4. Walk the Robert Frost Interpretive Trail.

For detailed information on each of these activities call 802-388-7951 or visit www.addisoncounty.com

5. Listen to locals' stories at the Vermont Folklife Center. 6. Tour Monument Farms, a local Dairy. 7. Watch migrating birds at Dead Creek Wildlife Area. 8. Visit a local vineyard, take a tour of the breweries, sample hard cider made from local apples. 9. Take a hair-raising ride over the spine of the Green Mountains via the Middlebury, Lincoln, or Appalachian Gap. 10. Sample VT-made foods at Dakin Farm in Ferrisburgh. 11. Tour the art & artisan galleries in Bristol, Middlebury, Vergennes, Brandon, Rochester & Granville. 12. Drive through one of the covered bridges in Addison County listed on page 2 and on the pull-out map.

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Experience Our Revolutionary Past

May 24 – Oct. 13, Wed.–Sun., 9:30am–5:00pm At the foot of the new Lake Champlain Bridge, Addison, VT • 802.759.2412 www.HistoricSites.Vermont.gov

May 24 – Oct. 13, Daily, 9:30am–5:00pm On Lake Champlain, 5.5 miles west of Rte. 22A and 73, Orwell, VT • 802.948.2000 www.HistoricSites.Vermont.gov

Penny-farthing Bicycle, 1884-85.

Henry Sheldon Museum

of Vermont History Tour the elegant, 1829 Judd-Harris House in Downtown Middlebury Furniture • Textiles • Paintings Toys • Guns • Changing Exhibits Tues–Sat 10 am-5 pm; open Sundays in summer & fall

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Vineyards & Breweries The localvore movement is going strong in Vermont, started in part with adventuresome vintners & brewers who are passionate about their craft. Browse the vineyard or tour the breweries. They'll let you in on (some of) their secrets, you'll learn a lot, and you'll have a great time. Cheers! Champlain Orchards Cidery

Lincoln Peak Vineyard

Orchard Made, Vermont Hard Cider. We welcome you to taste, enjoy a glass, or take home a bottle or growler. 3597 Route 74 West, Shoreham. (802) 897-2777. www.ChamplainOrchards.com

Named Vermont’s “star wine producer” in American Wine, 2013. Come taste our wines, enjoy a glass on the porch, and walk around the vineyard. 142 River Road, New Haven. 802-388-7368. www.lincolnpeakvineyard.com

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Otter Creek Brewing

Drop in and sample one of our world-class ales and take home a growler. Worldly beers with Vermont character. 610 Route 7 South, Middlebury. 802-989-7414. www. dropinbrewing.com, facebook.com/Drop In Brewing.

Sample a variety of beers handcrafted with genius on-site, and stay for a satisfying lunch with your new favorite brew. 793 Exchange Street, Middlebury. 802-388-0727. www.ottercreekbrewing.com

Below: Midd Summer Fest celebrates Vermont's incredibly good breweries with samplers & local food; early August at Marble Works in Middlebury. Opposite Page, Top: Lincoln Peak Vineyard is a vanguard vintner. Bottom: Two great tastes go great together: Vermont Cheddar, and Champlain Cider brewed right here in Addison County.

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Shopping & Services Almost every single time you walk into a store here, you will find the owner on the premises. That means wonderful service and hand-picked selection. The symbol indicates products made in Vermont. Autumn Gold Beautifully crafted fine jewelry & gifts; estate pieces; diamonds, gemstones. 61 Main Street, Middlebury. 802-388-6788. Cacklin’ Hens: A Vermont Yarn, Beads & Gift Emporium Offering an array of trendy and traditional yarns, beads & unique gifts. 383 Exchange Street, Suite B, Middlebury. 802-388-2221. www.cacklinhens.com Clementine We search for handmade, vintage and unavoidably fetching finds for you. We'll help feather your nest, swaddle your little ones and send the perfect gift. 56 Main Street, Middlebury. 802-388-4442 www.clementinestore.com Daily Chocolate Artisanal chocolate shop making specialty dark, milk, and white chocolate confections using GMO-free and local products. 7 Green Street, Vergennes, VT. 802-877-0087 www.dailychocolate.net Dakin Farm What Vermont Tastes Like™! Pure Vermont Maple Syrup, cobb-smoked meats, aged cheddar, and other specialty foods. FREE Samples. Open 7 days. Free Catalog. 5797 Route 7, Ferrisburgh & 100 Dorset Street, So. Burlington. 800-993-2546. www.dakinfarm.com Everywear For Everybody Fashion and accessories at your fingertips! 233 Main Street Vergennes. 802-877-6811. www.facebook.com/everywear.foreverybody

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Danforth Pewter Jewelry, oil lamps, frames, holiday decor, baby & wedding gifts and much more, all handcrafted in Middlebury! Visit us at our workshop & store to see how we create. New store on Main Street!. 52 Seymour Street 802-388-0098, and 46 Main Street 802-989-7310. www.danforthpewter.com Geiger of Austria Natural fibers, green technology, classic, sporty, cosmopolitan. Styles that never go out of fashion and provide comfort, warmth and versatility. Open weekdays 10 to 4, Aug-May 15. 38 Pond Lane, Middlebury. 800-243-4437 www.geiger-fashion.com Linda’s Apparel & Gifts Sporty casual to casual dressy & everything in between for women & men. Baby registry, too! 175 Main St., Vergennes, 802-877-2320. www.lindasapparel.com Maple Landmark Woodcraft Home of the NameTrains and fine handcrafted gifts and games made on the premises for over 35 years. Factory tours 10 am & 1 pm weekdays:  $2; children under 5 free.  Showroom hours: Monday– Friday 8-5, Saturday 9-4.  1297 Exchange St., Middlebury. 800-421-4223. www.maplelandmark.com Middlebury Natural Foods Co-Op Full service grocery store cooperatively owned by the community since 1976. Anyone can shop, but members get additional benefits. Organic, local, and socially responsible products. Open daily 8 am-7 pm. 1 Washington St., Middlebury. 802-388-7276. www.middleburycoop.com


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Classic, sporty, cosmpolitan style. Made with natural fibers and green technology! 38 Pond Lane, Middlebury Open August-May 15 Mon-Fri, 10-4 800-243-4437 geiger-fashion.com addisoncounty.com

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Shopping & Services Many Addison County towns feature an historic town center, with the requisite town green, still in use after hundreds of years. Even in the smallest burg, there's usually a country store that is full of local products, interesting items…and priceless dialogues. You won't find the typical big box retailers here. Stop in to say hello. You may find unique treasures, and make new friends.

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Modern Beauty in the heart of Middlebury

Hair Skin Nails Spa 802-388-0007 32 Merchants Row, Middlebury studio7beautylounge.com

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Otter Creek Kitchenware Featuring a wide assortment of epicurean and home entertainment delights! in the Marbleworks complex. 802-349-8803. www.ottercreekkitchenware.com Studio 7 Beauty Lounge Professional, detailed and affordable in the heart of Middlebury. Enjoy the sights of downtown while choosing services from manicures and pedicures, to great colorists, waxing and facials. 32 Merchants Row, Middlebury. 802-388-0007. www.studio7beautylounge.com

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Dining Nearly every dining experience in Addison County is made special by the setting: elegant French on a hilltop farm; local steak & brew in a 1770 tavern; casual family fare by the most amazing waterfall—we promise that you will be filled with more than delicious food and drink! Instantly access photos & info at AddisonCounty.com. 51 Main at the Bridge

Almost Home Market & Catering

Restaurant/lounge and social space with international cuisine and live entertainment from jazz, blues, Americana, folk, and spoken word. Full bar available. 51 Main Street, Middlebury. 802-388-8209. www.go51main.com

Gourmet to-go; or eat in our picturesque country store filled with kitchen wares, select wines, local products, and charm! 28 North Street, Bristol. 802-453-5775. www.almosthomemarket.net

American Flatbread, Middlebury Hearth

An urban-style lounge and restaurant featuring an international cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients, as well as live music, community events, and art shows. HOURS Open 5 p.m.–late, Tues–Sat Food served until 9 p.m., Tues & Wed Food served until 10 p.m., Thurs–Sat

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All natural pizza baked in a wood-fired oven. Enjoy a fun, backyard family meal, or a romantic dinner for two by the fire. Emphasis on organic and locally farmed ingredients. Tuesday through Saturday, 5 - 9 pm. Historic Marble Works, 137 Maple Street, Middlebury. 802-388-3300. www.americanflatbread.com

Basin Harbor Club Come celebrate our 127th year as a familyowned business. Lakeside dining in the Main Dining Room, Sunday Jazz brunch, award-winning wine list. The Red Mill offers casual dining for lunch, dinner. Open mid-May through mid-October. 4800 Basin Harbor Rd., Vergennes. 802-475-2311/800-622-4000. www.basinharbor.com

The Bridge Restaurant Delicious made-from-scratch home cooking at reasonable prices for all ages. Famous for generous servings, homemade fries, and hand-cut steaks. Dine in or take out. 8013 VT Route 17, West Addison. 802-759-2152. www.thebridgerestaurant.com

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Dining Burgoyne Grill at Best Western Plus Ticonderoga Inn & Suites Adirondack-style pub and restaurant offering a full menu: from burgers to shrimp scampi to our famous prime rib. Open Daily 4 pm till close. 260 Burgoyne Road, Ticonderoga. 518-585-2378. www.BestTiconderogaHotel.com

Café Provence Gourmet cuisine with a casual touch. For rehearsal dinners, business meetings, a quick lunch or a lingering dining experience. 25 minutes south of Middlebury. 11 Center Street, Brandon. 802-247-9997. www.cafeprovencevt.com

The Diner A Middlebury classic, serving fresh breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. Open 7 am to 2 pm featuring locally sourced ingredients. Homestyle classics at their best. 66 Merchants Row, Middlebury. 802-388-2397.

Fire & Ice Restaurant Locally owned since 1974. VT’s favorite destination dinner house specializing in steaks, seafood, prime rib and fresh lobster. Salad bar featuring shrimp, sushi, and homemade carrot cake. Happy Hour in the Big Moose Pub daily. 26 Seymour Street, Middlebury. 802-388-7166, 800-367-7166. www.fireandicerestaurant.com

Green Peppers Restaurant Hometown favorite for over 30 years. Pizza, pasta, calzones, salads, subs, oven-baked grinders. Uses local products, made with fresh ingredients from scratch. Dine in and take-out. Vermont Fresh Network Partner. 10 Washington Street, Middlebury. 802-388-3164. www.greenpeppersrestaurant.com

Jessica’s at Swift House Inn Exceptional food using local products served in a casual atmosphere. Wine Spectator Award wine selection, full bar, dinners by the fireplace, three dining rooms and deck. Open Wed-Sun nights. 25 Stewart Lane, Middlebury. 802-388-9925, 866-388-9925. www.jessicasvermont.com

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Magic Wok

Mary's at Baldwin Creek

Authentic Chinese and Thai Cuisine featuring classic chinese dishes using all fresh ingredients. Serving beer and wine. Dine-in and take-out, lunch, dinner, catering. 1499 Route 7 South, Middlebury. 802-388-0339  www.magicwokvt.net

Pioneer in the farm-to-table movement 30+ years. Awarded the "Slow Food Snail of Approval". Chef-owned, emphasizing locally-sourced products; on-site farm. Artisan cocktails, house-made infusions. Comfortable lodging on 15 acres north of the village. 1868 North 116 Road, Bristol. 802-453-2432. www.baldwincreek.net

Vermont's farm to table network is well-organized and a simple fact (and benefit) of life here. From the roadside stand to the finest restaurant, from local school lunchrooms to Middlebury College venues, you'll find locally-sourced food on the menu. Local food tastes better, employs more people, promotes health in people and the environment. It's sensible and sustainable, and that's just what appeals to Vermonters. Stop by the local farmer's markets in season, sign up for a CSA, or just take a bite. You'll be an instant convert. Local non-profit Addison County Relocalization Network (ACORN) runs a, the Tour de Farms in September which brings cyclists past fields where they can sample fare fresh from the farm!

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Mister Up’s

Morgan’s Tavern at the Middlebury Inn

On the waterfront for lunch, dinner or after. Casual but intimate. Featuring “the ultimate salad bar,” grilled steaks, seafood, pasta. Summer patio overlooking Otter Creek. Major credit cards. Daily 11:30 am till midnight. 25 Bakery Lane, Middlebury. 802-388-6724. www.misterupsvt.com

Locally sourced products from dedicated small farmers. Vermont Fresh Network member. Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner. Join us for exceptional food, spirits and great memories. 14 Court Square Middlebury. 802-388-4961. www.middleburyinn.com

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Dining The Mountain Top Inn & Resort

The Shoreham Inn

Visitors enjoy a variety of options: Highlands Dining Room, Mountain Top Tavern and Terrace. Our menus feature locally sourced ingredients each season. Perfect for special occasions or casual dining with friends. 195 Mountain Top Road, Chittenden. 802-483-2311. www.mountaintopinn.com

Cozy country pub serving food and drink without the stuffiness of formal dining. Menus change daily. Locally-sourced ingredients, freshest produce. Thurs. thru Mon. 5 - 9 pm (Sunday 5 - 8 pm). 51 Inn Road, Shoreham. 802-897-5081, 800-255-5081. www.shorehaminn.com

Noonie Deli

The Storm Cafe

Offering the best and biggest sandwich in town on homemade bread; soups, salads, fresh baked goodies and more. Eat in or take-out. Catering for any occasion. Located in the Marble Works in downtown Middlebury. 802-388-0014. www.nooniesdeli.com

The Storm Café is family owned offering an innovative American cuisine changing seasonally using fresh local ingredients. Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with exceptional service. 3 Mill Street, Middlebury. 802-388-1063. www.thestormcafe.com

Rosie’s Restaurant

Taste of India

A local favorite serving hearty family-style breakfasts, lunches and dinners, fresh beef, seafood, fresh baked pies, children’s menu. Major credit cards accepted…stop by! Route 7 South, Middlebury. 802-388-7052. www.rosiesvt.com

Authentic Indian cuisine overlooking Otter Creek. Featuring fresh vegetarian, non-vegetarian, Tandoori dishes and fresh baked breads. Open 7 days a week, lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, take-out. 1 Bakery Lane, Middlebury. 802-388-4856.

The best and biggest sandwich in town on homemade bread. Soup, salads, fresh baked goodies and more. Eat-in or take out. Located in the Marble Works. M-F 8am-7pm, Sat & Sun 11am-7pm

137 Maple Street, Middlebury We Deliver! 802.388.0014 :: www.nooniesdeli.com

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Deck Dining On the Banks of The Otter Creek Fresh Local Innovative American Cuisine with Exceptional Service Breakfast Lunch & Dinner 3 Mill Street Middlebury 388-1063 thestormcafe.com


Dining The Tavern at Waterhouses Pub atmosphere at Lake Dunmore's well established campground. Open mid-May to Columbus Day, The Tavern has a full bar and a nice selection of beers on tap. Dockside access; Sunday breakfast. Take out. Open 7 Days. 937 West Shore Road, Salisbury. 802352-4382. www.waterhouses.com

Tourterelle Restaurant & Inn Located 5 miles north of Middlebury. Come and enjoy a delicious dinner featuring Chef Owner William Snell's seasonal, market driven "country French cooking with a Vermont twist." 3629 Ethan Allen Highway, Route 7, New Haven. 802-453-6309. www. TourterelleVT.com

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Two Brothers Tavern and Two Brothers Lounge & Stage Upscale Vermont comfort fare. Lunch, dinner & late-night bites served daily. Two full bars. Live entertainment. Private functions. Catering. 86 Main Street, Middlebury. 802-388-0002. www.twobrotherstavern.com

Waybury Inn “Country sophisticated” dining, a cordial Pub and elegant catered events are available at the Inn. Imaginative breakfast and dinners are served daily. Reservations requested. Route 125, East Middlebury. 802-388-4015. www.wayburyinn.com

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51 Main at the Bridge 802-388-8209 | Middlebury

Almost Home Market & Catering 802-453-5775 | Bristol

American Flatbread

802-388-3300 | Middlebury

Basin Harbor Club

802-475-2311 | Vergennes

The Bridge Restaurant 802-759-2152 | West Addison

Burgoyne Grill & Pub

518-585-2378 | Ticonderoga, NY

Café Provence

802-247-9997 | Brandon

The Diner

802-388-3297 | Middlebury

Fire & Ice

802-388-7166 | Middlebury

Green Peppers Restaurant 802-388-3164 | Middlebury

Jessica's at Swift House Inn 802-388-9925 | Middlebury

Magic Wok

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Mary's at Baldwin Creek 802-453-2432 | Bristol

Mister Up's

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Morgan's Tavern at Middlebury Inn 802-388-4961 | Middlebury

The Mountain Top Inn 802-483-2311 | Chittenden

Noonie Deli

802-388-0014 | Middlebury

Rosie's Restaurant

802-388-7052 | Middlebury

The Shoreham Inn

802-897-5081 | Shoreham

The Storm Café

802-388-1063 | Middlebury

Taste of India

802-388-4856 | Middlebury

Tourterelle Restaurant & Inn 802-453-6309 | New Haven

Two Brothers Tavern 802-388-0002 | Middlebury

Waybury Inn

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farm to table dining Wed-Sun dinner + Sun brunch Slow Food Snail of Approval Designation chef-owned | creative, artisan cocktails 1868 North 116 Road, Bristol

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Lodging Whether you stay at a resort on the shores of Lake Champlain‚ at an intown bed & breakfast in Middlebury or rent a cabin in the woods, there are many choices. Check addisoncounty.com/lodging for complete details, photos, and amenities for every property. If you need personal assistance in finding a room for a night or a week‚ just give us a call at 802-388-7951. We'll be happy to help! Basin Harbor Club

Blueberry Hill Inn

Established in 1886 by the Beach Family. Full-service 700-acre resort on Lake Champlain. 3 restaurants plus outdoor dining. Boating, swimming, tennis, lake cruises, 18-hole golf course, exceptional kids programs and more. 144 rooms, rates start at $150/double. 4800 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes. 802-475-2311, 800-6224000. www.basinharbor.com

Country Inn for all Seasons. Cross-country skiing, hiking and biking. Explore the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area in Green Mountain National Forest just outside of Middlebury. Dining by candlelight. 12 distinctive rooms with private baths. $169-$269. Tony Clark, Owner. 1307 Goshen Ripton Road, Goshen. 802-247-6735. info@blueberryhillinn.com; www.blueberryhillinn.com

Best Western Ticonderoga Inn & Suites Ranking again in the top 2% of all Best Western’s across the country. 30 minute drive from downtown Middlebury. Topquality customer service. Great year-round packages. Hot breakfast, pub/restaurant, indoor pool, and banquet hall facilities. 260 Burgoyne Road, Ticonderoga, NY. 518585-2378. ww.bestticonderogahotel.com

Bristol Suites Comfortable and cozy, nicely furnished apartment style 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites, with fully-equipped kitchens. Nicely decorated and very convenient with a close-toeverything downtown Bristol location. Off street parking, laundry facilities and minifitness room on the premises. Three night minimum. Weekly and monthly rates available. 19 Main Street, Bristol. 802-453-4065; 877-318-6116. www.bristolsuites.com

Enjoy your stay... A cozy place to stay in Bristol for 3 or more nights.

1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites with fully-equipped kitchens. 19 Main Street, Bristol, VT 802-453-4065 or 877-318-6116

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Lodging The Chipman Inn

Dreamhouse Country Inn

Historic “…Perfect Vermont Country Inn” located 7 miles from Middlebury in Robert Frost Country, “… excellent, with atmosphere both cozy & elegant, the feeling is of being a guest in someone’s tasteful home,” NY Times. 9 guest rooms with private bath. Rikert Nodic Center (2 mi); Snow Bowl (4 mi); & Moosamaloo National Rec Area (1 mi). Seasonal rates with full breakfast from $109. Bullock Family, innkeepers, Route 125, Ripton. 800-890-2390. www..chipmaninn.com

Three rooms: 2 kings, 1 queen, private baths, DVD player, AC, Internet, naturally gourmet breakfast. Charming wedding venue. Minutes from Bristol, Middlebury, Vergennes, Mad River Glen. 3 rooms, $110-$175. Elizabeth Susan Small & George Landis, hosts. 382 Hewitt Road, Bristol. 802-453-2805. innkeeper@ dreamhousecountryinn.com; ww.dreamhousecountryinn.com

Courtyard by Marriott Middlebury

Edge of the Meadow Bed & Breakfast

Courtyard by Marriott Middlebury with Bistro and Starbucks Coffee. Designed to help you relax and re-energize. Since 2003. Enjoy your stay. 309 Court Street, Middlebury. 802-388-7600. www.middleburycourtyard.com

Elegant Bed and Breakfast featuring lovely pastoral views outside and homey Victorian furnishings and feeling inside. Breakfasts boast fresh local fare from the home's gardens and fruit trees when available. 229 Piney Woods Road, Bristol. 802-249-9028. pamclark@gmavt.net

Crossroads Bed & Breakfast

Emilo Guest House

An 1860 farmhouse offering seven rooms with full country breakfast. Beautiful mountain views with easy access to the best of Vermont and New York.$95-150. Ron & Gina Dedrick, hosts. 4571 Ethan Allen Highway, US Route 7, New Haven. 802453-5958. crossroadsbedandbreakfast@ comcast.net; www.crossroadsbb.net

Deerwood Estate Beautiful 1832 Greek Revival brick home on Lake Champlain; stunning views & sunsets over the Adirondacks.  Elegantly furnished.  Close to historic Chimney Point and other revolutionary war sites.  Hiking, biking, and bird watching nearby. 8053 VT Route 125, Bridport. 802-758-3089. deerwoodestate@ gmail.com; www.deerwoodestate.com

Two guest rooms and a separate onebedroom cottage located at the foot of the Green Mountains. Walk to Waybury Inn & Pub, hiking, fishing. Four miles to Middlebury. Kitchen, living room with TV, queen bed, WiFi, W/D. $125 night, $475 week, $1450 month. Bryon & Julia Emilo, hosts. 394 East Main Street, East Middlebury. 802-388-2156; (cell) 802-989-2955. juliaemilo@hotmail.com

Greystone Motel Minutes from downtown Middlebury. Ten modern units. Family atmosphere. Reasonable rates. Phone, cable TV, AC, refrigerator. Free Continental Breakfast. Ski areas, lakes, restaurant nearby. AAA, Mobil rated. Jeff & Pam Patel, hosts. 1395 Route 7 South, Middlebury. 802-388-4935. greystonemotel@comcast.net; www.greystonemotel.net

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Lodging Inn on the Green Unmatched personal service and comfort in the heart of Middlebury

Experience unmatched personal service and comfort in the heart of Middlebury. Just three blocks from Middlebury College. Perfect village center location. Affordable, historic, gracefully elegant. An authentic New England experience. 11 rooms, $139$299. Bruce & Brenda Grove, hosts. 71 South Pleasant Street, Middlebury. 802-388-7512, 888-244-7512. reservations@innonthegreen. com; www.innonthegreen.com

Middlebury Inn Elegantly restored 1827 Inn across from the Town Green. Minutes from Middlebury College. Member of Historic Hotels of America. 71 guest rooms ~ Free WiFi ~ Rates $129-$299 ~ Pet Friendly ~ Afternoon Tea ~ Morgan’s Tavern ~ Weddings & Meetings. 14 Court Square, Middlebury. 800-842-4666, 802-388-4961; 800-842-4666. www.middleburyinn.com

Morningside Inn 71 So. Pleasant St., Middlebury 802-388-7512 · 888-244-7512 innonthegreen.com

Charmingly restored 1813 brick Federalstyle home with panoramic views of Adirondacks, offers three well-appointed guest rooms with private baths. Full country breakfast and afternoon refreshments. Don and Judy Lewis, hosts. 8498 VT Route 22A, Addison. 802-759-2842, jalewis32@gmavt.net; www.morningsidevt.com

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Lodging The Mountain Top Inn & Resort

The Shoreham Inn

Classic mountain resort, on 350 acres overlooking the mountains and lake; 32 Lodge rooms, 4 pet-friendly cabins, vacation homes, dining, Nordic Center & Equestrian Center. Rates start at $200. 195 Mountain Top Road, Chittenden. 802-483-2311. www.mountaintopinn.com

Est. 1790. Charming Inn on 5 acres in this village center location. Near Middlebury, Fort Ticonderoga, Lake Champlain. Feel owners’ English/Irish twist in cozy yet modern surroundings. 7 rooms, 3 suites $110-$195. Dominic & Molly Francis, hosts. 51 Inn Road, Shoreham. 802-897-5081, 800-255-5081. info@shorehaminn.com; www.shorehaminn.com

Old Hotel Bed & Breakfast "Your Home in Vermont." A Steamboat Gothic-style inn with Quaker sensibilities. Whimsical rooms, WiFi, semi or private baths. Expansive porches and gardens. Minutes to hiking, biking, fishing, and more. Well behaved pets & children welcome. 7 rooms, $65-165. The Woods, hosts. 233 East River Road, Lincoln. 802-453-2567. theoldhotel@gmavt.net; www.oldhotel.net

The Swallow’s Nest Charming guest house on 1,200 acres. Exceptional views, custom cherry kitchen, large bath, W/D, Private & peaceful. 1.5 miles to Brandon village. Sleeps up to six. 2 bedrooms, $149. Emilee & Jeremy Smalley, hosts. 215 Ella Dean Road, Brandon. 802247-5223. swallowsnestvt@yahoo.com; www.swallownestvt.com

On the Creek Bed and Breakfast Handsome, 1827 brick Federal-style house on Otter Creek with spacious grounds to relax in. 15-20 minute walk to college/ town center. Breakfast using fresh, organic ingredients. Self-guided bicycle tours. WiFi. $115-$150. 284 Pulp Mill Bridge Road, Middlebury. 802-388-6517. zvdberg2@gmail. com; www.onthecreekbedandbreakfast.com

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Create family traditions at…

Swift House Inn An 1814 former Governor’s estate with 4 acres of lawns and gardens and a short walk to village center. 20 rooms and exceptional casual dining, $115-$275, children and pets welcomed. Dan & Michele Brown, hosts. 25 Stewart Lane, Middlebury. 802-388-9925 866-388-9925. info@swifthouseinn.com; www.swifthouseinn.com

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Five minutes north of Middlebury, 200year old inn built by Moses Stow of Green Mountain Boys. Chef William and wife Christine will attend to your wishes with attention and make your stay memorable. 3 rooms at $150-$175 including a gourmet breakfast. 3629 Ethan Allen Highway, Route 7, New Haven. 802-453-6309. www.tourterellevt.com

Waybury Inn Distinctive guest rooms within a comfortable country inn. Rooms provide private baths; breakfast is included in the rate. Pub and upscale dining. 14 rooms, $110-$225. Tracey Sutton, host. Route 125, East Middlebury. 802-388-4015; 800-348-1810. info@wayburyinn.com; www.wayburyinn.com

Willow & Lotus Bed & Breakfast Attractively renovated 1810 farmhouse with sweeping mountain views, 5 miles from Middlebury. Large bedrooms, guest parlor with TV, private entrance, spacious garden and barn available for receptions, etc. Children welcomed. 3 rooms, $100$120, off-season rate $85-$105. Allan & Minh Cremer, hosts. 3958 Route 30, Cornwall. 802-462-2519. willowlo@ shoreham.net; www.willowlotus.com

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802-247-5925 | Salisbury

Button Bay State Park 802-475-2377 | Vergennes

D.A.R. State Park 802-759-2354 | Addison

Kingsland Bay State Park 802-877-3445 | Ferrisburgh

Lake Dunmore Kampersville 802-352-4501 | Salisbury

Moosalamoo 802-388-4362 | Goshen

Mt. Philo State Park 802-425-2390 | Charlotte

Silver Lake Campground 802-388-4362 | Goshen

Waterhouses Campground & Marina 802-352-4433 | Salisbury

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Vermont State Parks 802-241-3655, general information; 888-409-7579. Reservations. www.vtstateparks.com

D.A.R. State Park Season: Memorial DayLabor Day. 6750 VT Route 17, Addison. 802-759-2354.

Branbury State Park Season: Memorial Day - Columbus Day. 3570 Lake Dunmore Road, Route 53, Salisbury. 802-247-5925.

Kingsland Bay State Park Season: Day recreation only Memorial Day- Labor Day. 787 Kingsland Bay State Park Road, Button Bay State Park Season: Memorial Ferrisburgh. 802-877-3445. Day - Columbus Day. 5 Button Bay State Park Mt. Philo State Park Season: Memorial Road, Vergennes. 802-475-2377. Day-October 15. 5425 Mt. Philo Road, Charlotte. 802-425-2390.

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Blueberry Hill Inn 802-247-6735 | Goshen

Brandon Motor Lodge 802-247-9594 | Brandon

Bristol Suites 802-453-4065 | Bristol

Chipman Inn 802-388-2390 | Ripton

Courtyard By Marriott 802-388-7600 | Middlebury

Crossroads B & B 802-453-5958 | New Haven

Deerwood Estate 802-758-3089 | Bridport

Dreamhouse County Inn Edge of the Meadow B & B 802-249-9028 | Bristol

Emilo Guest House 802-388-2156 | Middlebury

Greystone Motel 802-388-4935 | Middlebury

High Winds Lodge/Cottages 802- 352-4676| Salisbury B reakfast only.

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Inn at Baldwin Creek 802-453-2432 | Bristol

Middlebury Inn 802-388-4961 | Middlebury

Morningside Inn 802-759-2842 | Addison

The Mountain Top Inn & Resort 802-483-2311 | Chittenden

Old Hotel B & B 802-453-2567 | Lincoln

The Old Lantern Inn 802-425-2120 | Charlotte

On the Creek B & B 802-388-6517 | Middlebury

Robert Frost Mountain Cabins 802-388-9090| Ripton

The Shoreham Inn 802-897-5081 | Shoreham

The Swallow's Nest 802-247-5223 | Brandon

Swift House Inn 802-388-9925 | Middlebury

Tourterelle Restaurant & Inn 802-453-6309 | New Haven

Waybury Inn 802-388-4015 | East Middlebury

Willow & Lotus B & B 802-462-2519 | Cornwall

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A rainbow appeared exactly on cue for this couple at The Blueberry Hill Inn in Goshen. Plan your perfect Vermont wedding in Addison County. From formal French to barn-styled casual you'll find the perfect match…and make your dreams come true! For a complete list of accomodations, vendors, and venues visit www. AddisonCounty.com ©COURTESY BLUEBERRY HILL INN

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Professional Services

At Home . . . in Addison County

Professional Services: Specialists when you need help most! These are some of our best. For a complete list of Addison County Chamber of Commerce members, visit us at addisoncounty.com or call 802-388-7951. ©John Willaims

Professional and Friendly Service You Can Count On!

Thinking About Buying Or Selling Property? Then We Invite You To Visit...

WallaceRE.com • GreenBuiltVermont.com Contact the Wallace Team: 802-453-4670 Claire & Tom Wallace and Kelly LaLiberte 48 Mountain Terrace, Bristol VT 42

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Residential •Commercial Buyer • Seller Christine Fraioli and John K. Nelson Realtors CRS, SRES, CIPS, TRC 802-385-1112 Lang McLaughry Real Estate Affiliate of Lion & Davis Fine Properties

www.VermontHomeProperties.com


Professional Services Century 21 Jack Associates The Lynn Jackson Group Specializing in Lake Champlain & Addison County properties. 86 Main Street, Vergennes. 802-877-2134. lynnjackson@ c21jack.com; www.21vt.com

ChrisMorse.net The area's source for computer services, design, networking, peripherals, and software, new or used. The pro other pros turn to! 29 Seymour St., Middlebury. 802-7719071. chris@chrismorse.net, www.chrismorse.net

Christine Fraioli & John K. Nelson Lang McLaughry Real Estate Affiliate of Lion and Davis Fine Properties. Residential & Commercial. Providing expertise for transactions in VT, NH, and beyond. 66 Court St., Middlebury. 802-385-1112. www.vermonthomeproperties.com

Deppman & Foley, PC Attorneys at Law. Real Estate, litigation, criminal defense, wills and estate planning, general practice. 7 Washington Street, Middlebury. 802-388-7933. www.middlaw.com

Local Talent, Experience & Deep Rooted Community Involvement Middlebury Office: 802.388.1000 or 800.856.7585 Vergennes Office: 802.877.3232 or 800.577.3232

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English, Carroll & Boe, P.C. Law offices. 64 Court Street, Middlebury. 802-388-6711.

Outstanding Agents... Outstanding Results

Ingrid Punderson Jackson Real Estate Specializing in residential real estate in Addison County and beyond. 44 Main Street, Middlebury. 802-388-4242. www. middvermontrealestate.com

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Lang McLaughry Middlebury 66 Court Street, Middlebury. 802-388-1000, 800-856-7585. lmsre.com Vergennes 268 Main Street, Vergennes. 802-877-3232. www.lmsre.com

101 Court St. Middlebury 802-388-0505 • midvthomes.com

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Professional Services National Bank of Middlebury Offices in Middlebury, Brandon, Bristol, Hinesburg and Vergennes. Visit us or use our 24/7 online banking and simple-to-use mobile banking. 802-388-4982. www.nbmvt. com.

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CHRISMORSE.NET COMPUTER SERVICES The IT professional other professionals go to!

“Dream With Your Eyes Open.” Let our knowledgeable, experienced agents guide you as a buyer or seller in all types of real estate property transactions! 101 Court St. Middlebury. 802-388-0505/800-545-8380. www.midvthomes.com

Wallace Realty Our nimble size and positive attitude vault us above the bulky franchise companies. The internet keeps us global and you can't beat local knowledge. Caring, professional service. 48 Mountain Terrace, Bristol. 802-453-4670. www.wallacere.com; www.greenbuiltvermont.com

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Rocky Dale Gardens Beautiful and inspiring plant nursery and display gardens set among stone ledges at the edge of the Green Mountain National Forest. Unique setting and interesting plants. 806 Rockydale Rd., Bristol. 802-453-2782. rockydalegardens.com

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Conveniently located! Cut Flowers • Arrangements • Plants • Balloons • Delivery 21 MacIntyre Lane, Middlebury 802-388-4003 colesmiddleburyflowers.com addisoncounty.com

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Health Care & Pharmacy Champlain Valley Orthopedics

Marble Works Pharmacy

Board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Benjamin Rosenberg is the Orthopedic Consultant for the Middlebury College Athletics Department, the Middlebury College Snow Bowl, and Mad River Glen. Dr. Eric Benz, Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. Luc Dupuis, PA-C, and Trina L. Wilson, PA-C. A department of Porter Hospital. 1436 Exchange Street, Middlebury. 802-388-3194. www.champlainvalleyortho.com

Closest pharmacy to campus. Free delivery. All major insurances accepted. Email or phone your prescription. Consider us your student's family away from home. Three convenient locations: Middlebury: 99 Maple Street, Marble Works Complex, Middlebury. 802-388-3784, 800-286-3783. Vergennes: 187 Main Street, Vergennes. 802-877-1190. Bristol: 61 Pine Street, Bristol. pharmacy@phsrx.com; www.marbleworkspharmacy.com

Middlebury Eye Associates, Inc.

The Medicine Chest

Comprehensive eye examinations, emergency eye care, contact lenses, fashion eyewear, prescription sunglasses, including Maui Jims. Weekday 0ffice hours 8-5:30 except Thursdays 8 am-8 pm; Saturdays by appointment. 91 Main St., Middlebury. 802-388-2811. www.middleburyeye.com

Your source for home medical supplies & equipment. Sales, rentals, and service. Considerate, experienced staff; convenient delivery. At The Marble Works in Middlebury. 802-388-9801.

The level of medical care in Addison County is very high considering the rural nature of the surroundings. There are sophisticated practices in many disciplines, a full-service medical center at Porter Hospital in Middlebury, and the University of Vermont's Fletcher Allen hospital is just an hour away.

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Health Care & Pharmacy

Daniel M. DaPolito, O.D. Diane A. DaPolito, O.D. Monica L. Wolosinski, O.D.

Home Medical Supplies & Equipment. We Deliver!

Comprehensive Eye Examinations Emergency Eye Care Contact Lenses Fashion Eyewear Prescription Sunglasses including Maui Jims 91 Main Street, Middlebury 802-388-2811 • middleburyeye.com

802-388-9801 • In The Marbleworks

Three locations to serve you Proud to be your partner in healthcare, serving Addison County & beyond since 1988

With fast, friendly service let us be your hometown pharmacy

Free delivery! Vergennes

187 Main St. 802-877-1190 Mon-Fri 9-6pm Sat 9-3pm Sun 9-Noon

Middlebury

at The Marble Works 802-388-3784 Mon-Fri 8-6pm; Sat 8-5pm Sun 9-2pm

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61 Pine St. 802-453-2999 Mon-Fri 8-6 pm Sat 8-1pm Convenient Drive-Through

Champlain Valley Orthopedics

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeons 1436 Exchange Street, Middlebury VT 802-388-3194 champlainvalleyortho.com

A Department of Porter Hospital Eric B. Benz, M.D. Benjamin N. Rosenberg, M.D. Orthopedic Surgery Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

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Distinctive Paint anD interiors Style and Innovation For all of your decorating needs “We will floor you!” connie carroll, Owner

1396 rte. 7 south, MiDDlebury 802-388-2500 www.DistinctivePaintVT.com

Everything your pet needs: boarding, daycare, grooming, dog training and a pet supply store! Tours are available upon request. Open 365 days a year. Weekdays 7 am - 6 pm, Weekends 7-10 am & 3-6 pm. 90 Comfort Hill, Vergennes. 802-877-8308 www.comforthillkennel.com

Distinctive Paint and Interiors Your vision is our goal. Tile, fabric, paint, flooring. 1396 Route 7 South, Middlebury. 802-388-2500. www.distinctivepaintvt.com

Paquette Storage

Self Storage • Storage Trailers 20’ and 40’ Storage Containers 200 Units • 6 Different Sizes Just North of Town on Route 7

Middlebury, Vermont

802-388-0264

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Just north of Middlebury on Route 7. Addison County's oldest and largest storage facility. Summer storage & moving services. 802-388-0264.


Professional Services DR® Power Equipment A large selection of tools & products for your yard, home, garage, & workshop. 1 Main Street., Vergennes. 802-877-1200. www.drpower.com

Goodro Lumber Company Building products, tools, & materials for home or business since 1930. 388 East Main Street, East Middlebury. 802-388-4915. www.goodro-lumber.com

Brush Mowers • Chippers • Tillers • Trailers Lawn Mowers • Powerwagons • Lawn Vacs Trimmer/Mowers • Graders • Aerators Stump Grinders • ...and More!

Stop in and browse!

We have a large selection of tools and products for your yard, home, garage and workshop.

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J.P. Carrara & Sons 2464 Case Street, Middlebury. 802-388-6363. www.jpcarrara.com

1 Main Street, Vergennes Mon-Fri 9-5 Sat 8:30-4

1-888-203-5416 www.DRpower.com

rk MILES Lumber, building materials, doors, windows, kitchens, baths, hardware and tools. 88 Exchange Street, Middlebury. 802-388-2721, 800-564-2721. www.rkmiles.com

Let the pros do the job & you'll have more time for fun! Law, real estate, home decoration, construction, storage, computer tech: it's all here. Go to addisoncounty.com for a complete list of sevice providers. PS: Comfort Hill Kennel is a great home away from home for your pooch. 802-877-8308. comforthillkennel.com PPS: Vermont is Dog Heaven.

it’s time for your project. Lumber & Building Materials Kitchen & Bath Design Doors & Windows Hardware & Power Tools

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Automotive and Motorcycle Services Tires • Oil Changes • Shocks • Struts • Brakes Suspension • Batteries • Exhaust • Tune Ups Scheduled Services • Inspections

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802-388-2067

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Randy’s Middlebury Service Center For all your preventive maintenance needs including tires, oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, batteries, exhaust, tune-ups, and safety inspections. In town shuttle available. 44 North Pleasant Street, Route 7, Middlebury. 802-388-2067.

County Tire Center Complete undercar repair and tires for any make and model, including hybrids. 33 Seymour Street, Middlebury. 802-388-7620, 800-794-7620. www.countytirecenter.com

NAPA Auto Parts of Middlebury

County Tire Center, Inc.

Now under new ownership and eager to provide you with helpful and friendly service.  We cater to all types of machinery including cars, trucks, boats and agricultural equipment.  13 Court Street, Middlebury. 802-388-4925.

33 Seymour Street middlebury, Vermont 05753 Steve & Lisa Dupoise owners

800-794-7620 • 802-388-7620 www.countytirecenter.com

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Annual Events In Vermont, we divide the calendar year into not just four, but six distinct seasons. The other two? Mud, and Twig. So in this list, our annual events are classified by a more realistic portioning of time! Contact the Chamber for an updated calendar of events at addisoncounty.com, or give us a call at 802-388-7951. We'll be happy to help! MUD SEASON MID MARCH—MID MAY

SPRING SEASON MID MAY-MID JUNE

Middlebury College Graduation Memorial Day weekend. 802.443.2885. Middlebury. www.middlebury.edu Memorial Day Parades Floats honoring our local veterans, area school’s marching bands, sparkling fire trucks, little league baseball teams and more flavor our area parades. 802-388-7951. Addison County. www.addisoncounty.com Open Studio Weekend Visit Vermont craftspeople working in their studios located in or near their residences. Memorial Day weekend. 802-223-3380. Statewide. www.vermontcrafts.com Addison County Eagles Convention Memorial Day Weekend. Vergennes. © GEORGETTE DIAMANDIS

Vermont Maple Open House Weekend On the first weekend of spring sugar makers across the state open their sugarhouses. Maple product sampling and demonstrations highlight the weekend. 4th weekend in March. Statewide. www.vermontmaple.org

Foal Days UVM Morgan Every Saturday in June. Weybridge. www.uvm.edu/morgan

Horse Farm. 802-388-2011.

Sugar on Snow Since 1980 Dakin Farm hosts a Vermont rite of spring featuring sugar-on-snow, pancake breakfasts and entertainment. 802-425-3971. 4th weekend in March. Ferrisburgh. www.dakinfarm.com Sustainable Living Expo by ACORN A one-day exposition of workshops, exhibits and events promoting sustainable living in the Champlain Valley.. 4th weekend in March. 802-598-2388. Middlebury. www.acornvt.org Annual Community Art Show Fabulous community art show; amazing talent in every media from the five town area on display at Art on Main. April through mid-May. 802-453-4032. Bristol. www.artonmain.net Middlebury Maple Run­—The Sweetest Half A half-marathon and relay through Middlebury and Weybridge. Beautiful views, some challenging elevations. 1st Sunday in May. 802-388-7951. www.middleburymaplerun.com

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St. Stephen’s Church Peasant Market Homemade crafts, baked goods, antiques and collectibles, toys, vintage clothing, books, plants, children’s games, lunch, topped off with a silent auction. 802-388-7200 1st Saturday in June.

Middlebury. www.ststephensmidd.org

Middlebury College Reunion Weekend 1st Saturday in June. 802.443.2885 Middlebury. www.middlebury.edu Henry Sheldon Museum's Garden Tour Offers a

unique opportunity to visit nine intimate garden settings, all in Middlebury. Most of the gardens are within walking distance of one another. 1st Saturday in June. 802-388-2117 Middlebury.

www.henrysheldonmuseum.org

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Vermont Days All of VT’s state-owned Historic Sites and State Park day areas open free of charge to all visitors during 2nd weekend in June. Free fishing & clinics offered by VT Dept. of Fish & Wildlife on that Sat. 2nd weekend in June. Statewide. www.vermontdays.com Vermont Gran Fondo A non-competitive ride through

Vermont’s Green Mountains. This ride will test your fitness with its challenging climbs. There are amazing views at the top each gap—savor them for a moment before you speed downhill. 2nd Saturday in June. 802-388-7951. ©COURTESY FRENCH HERITAGE DAY, VERGENNES

Vermont State Parks Summer Series Special events, day or evening, happening at local Vermont State Parks. Statewide. www.vtstateparks.com

Vermont Sun Triathlon Series Four races over the sum-

mer of varying distances. Held at Branbury State Park. Entry fee. 802-388-6888. Salisbury. www.vermontsuntriathalonseries.com

Hancock. www.vermontgranfondo.com

MG Car Club Convention 3rd Wednesday through 3rd weekend in June. Middlebury. Pocock Rocks Street Fair The downtown will be hop-

ping with performances by well-known and loved regional bands, wine, microbrews, hard ciders, specialty food and craft vendors, activities for the kids, and, of course, our own incredible restaurants and shops. June 21st. Bristol. www.pocockrocks.com

Middlebury Arts Walk Art turns up every month in

surprising places: stores, businesses, on the town green, and other exciting and unlikely locales. A regularly occuring event—visit downtown Middlebury on 2nd Fridays, from 5 to 7 pm May—Oct! 802-388-7951. Middlebury . www.middleburyartswalk.com

Farmer Markets Local produce, plants, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, dried flowers, and more for sale by the growers and producers. Mid-May­—Mid October. Bristol, Middlebury,

©COURTESY BDCP/POCOCK ROCKS

Vergennes. www.vermontagriculture.com/farmmkt.htm

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Champlain

Longboats, Kids Pirate Festival, Native American Encampment, Small Watercraft Festival, Archaeology Weekend, Maritime Storytelling Festival and more. The stories of the lake and its people through nautical exploration, hands-on exhibits and learning adventures for all ages, from late May—early Oct. 802475-2022. Ferrisburgh. www.lcmm.org

Kids Pirate Festival Come in costume and enjoy exciting pirate-themed activities, sing-alongs, dramatic play, and make-and-take crafts for the whole family! 2nd Saturday in June. 802-475-2022 Ferrisburgh. www.lcmm.org

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Vergennes Junior Fishing Derby 3rd weekend in June. Vergennes. www.vergennes.org Pops Concert, Henry Sheldon Museum Music & fireworks under the stars on the campus of Middlebury College. Rain or shine. Last Friday in June. 802-388-2117.

Middlebury. www.henrysheldonmuseum.org

4th of July Parade, Outhouse Race, & Festivities

Fireworks, parade, Outhouse Races, music, silent auction, vendors, crafts, people, horses, flags—all come together for the town’s Fourth of July celebration. On the 4th of July, of course! 802-453-7378. Bristol. www.discoverbristolvt.com

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Annual Events Festival on the Green Week long free program featuring folk,

UVM Morgan Horse Farm- Annual Vermont Day

Middlebury. www.festivalonthegreen.org

www.uvm.edu/morgan

country blues, rhythmic international. Rain or shine under the tent on the Village Green. Performances at noon and evenings with a Saturday night street dance. 2nd week of July. 802-388-0216.

French Heritage Day Franco-American music, food, crafts, antique vehicles, and hands-on participation of old-time games. 2nd Saturday in July. 802-388-7951.

Vergennes. www.frenchheritageday.com

Champlain Valley Folk Festival Folk musicians, danc-

ers, and craftspersons gather for 3 days at Kingsland Bay State Park on the shores of Lake Champlain. The best elements of the area’s centuries-old and recent traditions—its Quebecois, Native American and European roots, great music from the wider world. 3rd weekend in July. North Ferrisburgh. www.cvfest.org

Maple Landmark's 35th Anniversary Party 3rd weekend in July. Middlebury. www.maplelandmark.com Midd Summer Festival VT beer, wine and cheese. More

than 2,000 residents and visitors come to downtown Middlebury to sample VT-made products, listen to music, socialize, and have a great time. 1st weekend in August. 802-388-4126. Middlebury.

www.middsummerfestival.com

Addison County Fair & Field Days Vermont’s largest agri-

cultural fair, featuring farm products, 4-H shows, demolition derby, arts and crafts, livestock, rides, games, and more! 1st full week of August. 802-545-2557. New Haven. www.addisoncountyfielddays.com

Open House Exhibitions and demonstrations to entertain and educate the public about Morgan Horses, the Vermont state animal. 2nd Wednesday in August. 802-388-2011. Weybridge.

Rokeby Museum’s Annual Pie & Ice Cream Social Enjoy homemade pies with or without ice cream to the sounds of musical entertainment. House tours available. 3rd Sunday in August. 802-877-3406. Ferrisburgh. www.rokeby.org

Rabble in Arms Reenactment Weekend 1814 Brittish attack Ft. Cassin. 3rd weekend in Aug. Ferrisburgh. www.lcmm.org Vergennes Day Celebration of VT's oldest city. Food, music, crafts, and the Rubber Duckie Race over the Vergennes Falls. 4th Saturday in August. 802-388-7951. www.vergennesday.com

Soldiers Atop the Mount Annual living history weekend cele-

brating Revolutionary War soldiers garrisoned at Mt. Independence fort site along Lake Champlain. Demonstrations of period military tactics used by American and British soldiers, colonial crafts, cooking, and costumes. 9:30 am—5 pm. 1st weekend of September. 802-948-2000. Orwell.

www.historicvermont.com/mountindependence

FALL SEASON MID SEPTEMBER-END OCTOBER

Chicken Pie Suppers Area churches feed the communities with chicken pies and all the fixings using recipes dating back generations. 802-388-7951.

Addison County. www.addisoncounty.com

Better L8 Than Never Car Show Hundreds of cars,

trophies in several classes, food and merchandise. Held in the rec field near the high school. 2nd Sunday in September. 802-3887951. Bristol. www.BetterL8ThanNever.com

Farmall Hill Antique Field Days Antique tractors and

farm equipment on exhibit. Enjoy demonstrations, harvesting, games, competitions, parade, food & drink. 2nd Sunday in September. Shoreham. www.farmallhill.org

Tour de Farms The Champlain Valley’s favorite cycling and sampling tour of farms. Begins and ends at the Shoreham Green, where the Shoreham AppleFest celebrates local food producers with booths, tastings, crafts and music. 3rd Sunday in September. Shoreham. www.acornvt.org Bristol Harvest Festival A free day of family fun with 5K ©COURTESY THE IMAGE FARM.COM

race, children's venue, craft festival, farmer's market, bandstand music, apple pie contest & more! Last Saturday in September. 802-388-7951. Bristol. www.bristolharvestfest.com. addisoncounty.com

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Annual Events Very Merry Middlebury The first weekend in December is filled with seasonal family activities at a variety of locations including the Middlebury Community House, Henry Sheldon Museum, Vermont Folklife Center, and Middlebury College's Mahaney Center for the Arts and Mead Chapel. 1st weekend of December and throughout the month. 802-388-4126.

Middlebury. www.experiencemiddlebury.com

Dead Creek Wildlife Day Dead Creek comes alive

with wildlife demonstrations, guided nature walks, exhibits, arts & crafts, and family fun. Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area. 1st Saturday in October. 802-241-3700, 802-241-1454. West Addison. www.vtfishandwildlife.com

Milk & Honey Quilt Show 2nd weekend in October. Middlebury. www.milkandhoneyquilters.com Middlebury College Homecoming Weekend 3rd weekend in October. Middlebury. www.middlebury.edu Spooktacular An outstanding Halloween event!

Hay bales, luminaries and lit pumpkins. Festivities include children’s trick or treat parade, carved pumpkin and costume contests, family-fun games, a monster mash dance party and prizes! Last Sunday in October. 802-388-4126.

Middlebury. www.experiencemiddlebury.com

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Holiday Stroll A day to celebrate the season throughout the "Little City". 1st Saturday in December. 802-388-7951.

Vergennes. www.addisoncounty.com/holidaystroll

WINTER SEASON MID DECEMBER-MID MARCH

Cool Yule Visit the village of Bristol to celebrate the holiday season. Various activities held throughout the village during the month of December. 802-453-7378. Bristol. www.discoverbristolvt.com

Middlebury Winter Carnival and Chili Contest Pumpkins in the Park A carved/decorated pumpkin contest in City Park for all ages. Last Saturday in October. 802-8776737. Vergennes. www.vergennesdowntown.org

Named one of the Top 10 Winter Events of 2013 by The Vermont Chamber of Commerce, the event includes chili tastings from more than 50 vendors, street jugglers, face painting, live music, and a beverage tent, all on the streets of historic downtown Middlebury! 1st Saturday in March. 802-388-4126. Middlebury.

www.experiencemiddlebury.com

TWIG SEASON END OCTOBER-MID DECEMBER

Cool Yule Visit the village of Bristol to celebrate the holiday season. Various activities held throughout the village during the month of December. 802-453-7378. Bristol. www.discoverbristolvt.com

Henry Sheldon Museum Holiday Open House Enjoy

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Annual Events Getting Here You won't find a single superhighway in Addison County, yet Burlington International, just 45 minutes away, is a major hub for the region. Driving, motorcycling, and road cycling are a dream with low-traffic roads. Open fields are framed by the Green Mountains to the east, Lake Champlain to the west, with the towering Adirondack range just beyond the lake. GROUND

Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) County and regional bus service. FREE Middlebury shuttle. 802-388-1946. www.actr-vt.org Middlebury Transportation Group Custom ground transportation by reservation to Burlington, Albany, Manchester, N.H., Montreal and New York City area airports as well as all regional Amtrak stations. 802-3883838, 800-388-1002. www.middleburytransit.com WATER

Fort Ticonderoga Ferry A seasonal scenic, historic shortcut across Lake Champlain. It provides continuous six-minute trips between Shoreham, VT and Ticonderoga, NY. 802-897-7999. www.middlebury.net/tiferry Lake Champlain Transportation Company Ferries From Grand Isle, VT to Plattsburgh, NY; Burlington, VT to Port Kent, NY; and Charlotte, VT to Essex, NY. 802-864-9804. www.ferries.com RAIL

AMTRAK Passenger Train Ethan Allen Express, Vermonter, and Adirondack services connect Vermont to New England, New York and beyond. 800-USA-RAIL. www.amtrak.com AIR

Burlington International Airport Vermont’s only international airport with commercial flights, and charter and private aircraft from both the U.S. and Canada. 802-863-1889. www. burlingtonintlairport.com Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport 802-786-8881. www.flyrutlandvt.com Middlebury State Airport A small community airport, for private planes only. 802-388-2022. www.aviation.vermont.gov/ middlebury

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Addison County Map and Guide 2014-15