Hopping off Vermont Rte 7 to 22A for a road trip to paradise! One of Northwest Vermont's most scenic road trips with Burlington as a starting point, heading south towards Shelburne, is never boring. Even if you make the trip every day, the ride is a pleasure. Half the fun of getting to a destination is the ride along the way! Whether it's a beautiful summer day or a cool … [Read more...] about Enjoy a Gorgeous Vermont Day Trip to Mount Independence
Lake Memphremagog Cruises are back! by Scott Wheeler or Vermont's Northland Journal The captain and the first mate for the Northern Star have arrived in Newport, and they are ready to bring tour boat service back to the U.S. end of Lake Memphremagog. The Northern Star Rick Desrochers: Working to Bring Boat Tours and Life Back to Newport Rick Desrochers is … [Read more...] about Enjoy A Fascinating Lake Memphremagog Cruise on the Northern Star
John Collado is a talented artist and illustrator who lives and works in the Adirondacks of New York John is a busy guy. He specializes in cover art for books (yes, even Kindle books), illustration and fine art landscapes. He also offers his very own line of limited edition art prints. For a down to earth guy who grew up in the Adirondacks of upstate New York, he's had quite … [Read more...] about Fantastic Works of Art from the Adirondacks of New York
The colors of autumn are just around the corner. Two things that signal the upcoming Vermont foliage season are country fairs and corn fields with 7-ft cornstalks almost ready for harvest. I received an e-mail a few weeks ago from someone suggesting that I write an article about the declining amount of fun to be had at the Vermont county fairs. In his words, “none of the fairs … [Read more...] about Vermont County Fairs and Something Missing?
For years, I've always loved visiting Shelburne Museum during the Spring and Summer months. When the lilacs bloom in early Spring, a walk around the museum grounds are a must. Not too long ago, I was fortunate enough to own a home directly across Rte 7 from Shelburne Museum. Complete with a panoramic view of the Adirondacks and the red, round barn of the museum in the distance. … [Read more...] about Shelburne Museum in the Winter