Aerie Inn of Vermont
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... sunnier periods,
resulting in precipitation frequently as rain, much manmade snow and often icy
conditions, and very cold temperatures on the clearer, sunnier days. With it
being bitterly cold this month, things at Killington are not as they usually
are. The snow is deep and natural and powdery, but most days are so cold and
windy that getting out for more than just a few runs at a time is painful.
So I got in far less skiing that I had hoped, just one full
... t completely missed the fall leaves turning on the trees and the Green Mountains are beautiful because of it. I got very excited over some covered bridges in Bennington, we ate dirty food in a redneck diner and some not so great Mexican food in Manchester Center. So far so ...
Our arrival in Rutland was a little earlier than expected. Our group of 6 was really looking forward to this stop since we would be meeting snowbird friends from Plattsburgh, NY, for dinner. ...
... but via Route 7A still. Here we took a side trip to see Abraham Lincoln's son's, Robert Lincoln, family home - well preserved and well run, offering a viewing of his family home with its original furnishings. It had a sort of homely feel to it, not overly sophisticated.
Lastly into Manchester itself and a 'coffee and fag' stop in a bustling town replete with designer outlet shops and pricey, but very nice, outdoor clothing. No, we didn't buy. And finally the ...
... to the Royal Show back home, was that it was a lot smaller and didn't have any showbags!
The petting zoo was probably one of my favourite bits, as we got to pet a donkey, a yak, and even a zebra! After getting some dinner, we also decided that we should try caramel apples - seeing as they are a bit of an American specialty as well. I got one that was not only dipped in caramel, but also mini M&Ms, and Jess had hers ...