6:30-8:15 AM Early morning coffee,
and a piping hot buffet
breakfast awakens the travelers to a full day in Vermont.
9:00 AM [Calvin
We board the coach
and begin our journey eastward to the homestead of Calvin Coolidge,
considered the best preserved presidential birthplace in the nation.
11:00 AM [Billings Farm and Museum]
We are travelling further east to
visit Billings Farm and Museum, just outside of Woodstock Village.
hours include a picnic lunch and touring the finest Jersey
dairy farms, telling the whole story of Vermont’s rural past.
Engaging exhibits housed in 19th century barns depict the annual
cycle of rural life and work, as well as the cultural values of
Vermont farm families a century ago.
1:30 PM [Quechee
We head over to Vermont’s “Little
Grand Canyon” formed a little over 13,000 years ago, during the last
ice age. Beautiful vistas, a little
walk or hike overlooking the
falls. Then wander over to the Quechee Gorge Village, a real Vermont
Sampler. Non stop Cabot Cheese samples, hand made crafts, homemade
fudge, watch the blacksmith at his forge, visit the Vermont Toy and
Train Museum and the Vermont Antique Mall.
[Killington Gondola Ride]
We arrive at the Base Station of
Killington’s K-1 Gondola, for a scenic Gondola ride to Killington
Peak. The views are stunning all summer long. On a clear day you can
see 5 states and Canada!
5:30 PM Return to the Cascades Lodge, our home
6:30 PM Dinner
at the lodge
8:00 PM Entertainment available to be booked.
There are many other next door activities if you do not think you
can ride the gondola.
- Thundering Brook Falls
- Golf Courses & Driving Ranges
- VINS (The Rapture Center)
- Long Trail Brewery for Lunch
- Marsh-Billings-Rockerfeller National
- Norman Rockwell Museum
- Pico Alpine Slide
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