Southern Vermont Travel Guide
Plan Your Southern Vermont Vacation
Cross into the Green Mountain State from Massachusetts on Interstate 91, and you might feel as if you've entered a new country. There isn't a town in sight. What you see are forested hills punctuated by rolling pastures. When you reach Brattleboro, no fast-food joints or strip malls line the exits to signal your arrival at southeastern Vermont's gateway city. En route to downtown, you pass by Victorian-era homes on tree-lined streets. From Brattleboro you can cross over the spine of the Green Mountains toward Bennington and Manchester.
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Things To Do in Southern Vermont
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