The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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The aim today was to drive to the Green Mountains in Vermont - the **** sat nav we've hired likes to take us on long routes so today's drive was 6 hours long! This included driving the length of Manhattan in rush hour in heavy rain and getting lost in a car park. Luckily ...
Miles and miles of forests splashed with every shade of green, yellow, orange and red as we climb through Connecticut into Vermont through the Berkshires- rolling hills growing steeper till we are in Vermont's Green Mountains. Sunshine is gone to showers today but not too cold. The village of Stockbridge is home to the Norman Rockwell Gallery. Rockwell was one of America's most successful artists. Pic 1 ...
... looked decidedly hyperactivity material! Toast and tea consumed, we hit the road, up Route 7, back towards Williamstown, then on to Bennington. Laundry was the order of the day and for those of you who have sampled American laundrettes/laundromats they seem to be a haven for n'er-do-wells and down-and-outs. Yes, I can hear your thoughts!! Underwear revitalised we "Hit the road, Jack" and headed for Route 7A, the historic Green Mountains route, which boasts towns such ...
... 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 ...
... bulk grapes, and nacho chips and dip for dinner (as an FYI, Aldi is predominately a buy-in-bulk store with pathetic range, so I couldn't even buy just a bottle of water - no wonder we don't have them back home!).
Now I'm not sure what Vermont consider a marathon, but Law & Order was still playing on the TV when we got home. So we watched some more while we set up our table with all of our goodies, before having an early night.
Peace out from Rutland, Vermont ...