When people think of Vermont they often think about snow and skiing. While Vermont does have some great places for those that like to ski the summers are also great in this lovely state. During the summer months the weather is warm and there are many great outdoor activates. These are some fun things to do during a nice summer day in Vermont.
The Landmark Trust USA
This is a great place in southern Vermont if you want to have a fun filled mini vacation. There is something fun for the entire family here. For those that like to see landmarks the Rudyard Kipling home is located in this area. There is also the Landmark Trust which is a restored sugarhouse. It has been redesigned so that guests can come and visit. There is a marble sidewalk leading to the Malboro shopping center which all the latest stores. If you get tired of sightseeing or shopping you can visit Bromley Mountain complete with a zip line. You can also go for a swim in the natural swimming hold that was formed from the old quarry.
Honora Winery and Vineyard
This vineyard has something that many vineyards no longer have and that is a tasting room. You can sample the different wines that they make. This room will allow you to relax and enjoy some wine as well as the different cheeses that are made in Vermont. You can listen to the sounds of the natural stream of sit on the shoes of the pond. This vineyard has a number of award winning wines. There are a number of events that are held at the vineyard including the Chocolate Festival on Memorial Day and the Grape Stomp on Labor Day.
Encounter Native Wildflower a Step from the Museum
The George Aiken Wildflower Trail is right next to the Bennington Museum. On this trail there are a number of beautiful wildflowers as well as a number of native ferns. This is a great place to walk on a nice and hot summer day. The trail is only a third of a mile long but there are some great places to stop and enjoy nature. There are some throughout the trail that have information on the different plants and well as identification markets. The trail is well taken care of by a group of dedicated volunteers. This trail is open for the public to enjoy from dawn until dusk. During the summer months dusk does not set in until the hours of 8 or 9 in the evening.
These are some of the fun things you can do in Vermont on a nice summer day. Vermont has everything from outdoor shopping to plenty of places to go out there and to enjoy natural. The summer months are nice and comfortable as well. There are plenty of places for you to enjoy the countryside and enjoy what the southern part of this state has to offer.