I am looking to find quaint, funky, off the beaten path cabin lodging in Vermont in October 2017.
All clues and tips appreciated.
dan and mary
Mary and I are skipping our way along the AT this fall "doing" Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine by doing day hikes with lodging in quaint towns that have short drives to AT access points. Besides hiking we love to stroll and poke our noses into quaint little spots for shopping, eating and relaxing. Seeking a mix of remote spots with maybe a nice farm house or cabin as well as a populated small town with a quaint B&B or Inn.
Blue Highways are preferred for travel between stops which are usually 3 days.
So far these places seem to jump out - Grafton, Woodstock and a rural area outside of Rutland. We have no clues yet about Southern Vermont in the Green Mountain area. Comments about neighboring Delaware are welcomed!
Routes as well as lodging tips welcomed!
dan and mary from south carolina
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