Summit Lodge & Resort
Travel Blogs from Killington
... Cherry Garcia" ice cream put the fire out too!
The last couple of days have been pretty darn good, we've travelled halfway round the world and caught up with friends and met some lovely people from a completely different country who are all doing what we all do - living their lives in their local communities, supporting each other and sharing good times and bad keeping a warm welcome up their sleeves and smiles on their faces.
Now, as a gastronome John had planned some amazing treats for us (more of that later) and this started with a visit to "Over Easy" a local eatery which has a lot in common with the diners you see in American movies of the 50's and 60's - a large central bar with stools and scattered tables around it with freshly brewed coffee and food served in portions sized to satisfy a "workin' man"!
The locals eating there and running the ...
... this coming weekend.
Heading off in the car we past through beautiful Vermont (almost Fall) countryside. The leaves here are just about to change - had we come a week or so later we would have experienced the wonderful colours of Fall in Vermont.
Passing through the countryside we saw some of the flood damage caused by a hurricane two years back and stopped at a covered bridge over a stream. An unusual sight for us Australians as we don't, as a ...
So, after our morning walk to Emerald Lake we headed north and east to Woodstock. Brenda was keen (not VT) to get some real, farm made maple syrup and cheese. We passed about a hundred signs along the way offering each, also fine woodworking and inns of all sorts. We passed Killington, a big ski area. Very cool. This route, Hwy. 4 will be jam packed with ...
It turns out that Annick and Fabian, my Quebecer friends slept under the bridge that we planned to meet on today. I waited for a couple minutes, wondering from which direction they would approach the bridge, not considering underneath as an option. Funny way to start the day. We rode out of town six miles or so to the base of Middlebury Pass. We had to cross the Appalachians somehow, and we had heard that Middlebury is the most doable. The beginning of the climb, we were also ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking