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Summer in Vermont

Posted on: May 25th, 2011 by Patti Eddington

Shires of Vermont – Summer 2011

Summer season has arrived and those attractions that took a little break for the winter are back in full swing.  I am sharing a quick view of a few of the  great museums and attractions in the Bennington/Manchester area….the Shires of Vermont.   Vermont summers are fabulous, the Southern Vermont area is rich with places to recreate, take in a little history and enjoy the arts. In addition, the scenery is breathtaking.

 Apple Barn & Bake Shop – Open for the season Apples, pies and pastries – Gift Shop Pick your own berries – end of June though early August

Bennington Battle Monument  -Open 9 -5 p.m. daily through Oct. 31. Admission – $2    Elevator to Observation deck and Gift Shop

Bennington Museum – Open daily except Wednesday, Hours 10-5 Admission  $10  Grandma Moses schoolhouse, Sharing Heritage of Southern Vermont

 Bennington Center for the Arts – Vermont Covered Bridge Museum  June – November closed on Tuesdays only – Admission $9 World Class art, history & theatre – history of Covered Bridges

Bennington Potters – Open Daily – Self Guided Tours and Store Hours Monday – Saturday 9:30-6pm, Sunday 10-5 No fee for tours

Hemmings Motor News – Vehicle display open weekends in May; June – October 10-3 pm daily. (November thru April by Appointment only)Sunoco Station & Car Lover’s Store – Cruise Ins – Open daily 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (closed holidays)

 Hildene – Open daily 9:30-4:30 Tour Lincoln Family Home and Gardens

Lake Paran – Open Memorial Day weekend- mid June on WeekendsMid June- through Labor Day daily – Admission $3.50.  Swimming, Canoeing, Special Events

 Mt Anthony Country Club – Open to the Public Seven Days a Week
Golf Course  Open Apr-Nov7 am to 8 pm, Restaurant Open Year Round11 am to 10 pm

Old First Church – Open weekends from Memorial Day weekend to July 1, and daily from July 1 to mid-October Hours:Monday-Saturday: 10 to noon and 1 – 4 p.m. Sundays: 1 – 4 p.m.

Park McCullough Estate – Open Mid-May through mid-October. Historic Home and Garden tour.  Open daily 10-4 – Admission $10

Robert Frost Stone House Museum – Open May 1 through November 30, 2011: Open Tuesday through Sunday (closed on Mondays) 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Vermont Arts Exchange – Exhibit Open Daily 9-5pm – Free admssion. Special events, Concerts & more.

Remember the Shires of Vermont is an easy getaway –  only 3 hours from NYC or Boston.  So close…. but a world apart.

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