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blankdisc Jun 26th, 2014 08:39 AM

Suggestion for worthy stops on I-91
 
Hi,
next month me and my wife is taking a trip from NYC to Vermont. We will be taking I-91 all the way through to Vermont. Thinking about making one or two stops along the way. Any suggestion? i am thinking New Heaven at this moment.

Thanks!

Ackislander Jun 26th, 2014 10:21 AM

Mark Twain House in Hartford
Deerfield Village in Mass

blankdisc Jun 26th, 2014 11:23 AM

Thanks! i will look them up. Any suggestion on notable restraurant or food stand? we are planning to make a stop at Frank Pepe for pizza.

SB_Travlr Jun 26th, 2014 11:36 AM

Lenny and Joe's in Madison and Westbrook (CT) for the BEST lobster rolls. :-0

Fra_Diavolo Jun 26th, 2014 11:59 AM

Madison and Westbrook are considerably out of his way -- but Lenny and Joe's opened a third restaurant in New Haven.

http://ljfishtale.com

Fra_Diavolo Jun 26th, 2014 01:55 PM

And just over the Vermont border, a choice of two barbecue stands:

Top of the Hill Grill in Brattleboro http://www.topofthehillgrill.com and

Curtis' Barbecue in Putney http://curtisbbqvt.com.

rizzo0904 Jun 26th, 2014 04:08 PM

Walpole NH for LA Burdick

King Arthur flour in Norwich VT

blankdisc Jun 26th, 2014 05:32 PM

SB_Travlr/Fra_Diavolo - thank you so much for the recommendation. I have been dreaming of a good lobster roll for a while. can't bring myself drive all the way to Maine. hehe...we will definitely check it out.

jubilada Jun 26th, 2014 08:08 PM

Northampton iMA is a lovely arts town with great non chain stores and restaurants. First hour in the parking garage is free.

Several interesting restaurants; mosaic cafe has a really nice back patio with very good couscous and crepes.
Herrell's ice cream is decadent and wonderful. Try the chocolate pudding ice cream.

rizzo0904 Jun 27th, 2014 02:28 AM

Would bridge of flowers be off i91? I'm trying to visualize the map in my head....

emalloy Jun 27th, 2014 04:44 AM

The Bridge of Flowers is about 10 miles from I-91. It would take about a half hour to get there and back to the hwy.

jubilada Jun 27th, 2014 04:04 PM

But well worth it .

Vttraveler Jun 29th, 2014 01:11 PM

The Bridge of Flowers mentioned above is in Shelburne Falls west of greenfield MA on Route 2, the Mohawk Trail.
http://www.bridgeofflowersmass.org/Directions.html

jubilada Jun 29th, 2014 04:10 PM

If you take that ride on rt 2 you will pass a tall tower on the right which you can climb for very long views. great on a clear day.


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