1. Vermont, Route 100 | Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour
The Scenic Route 100 Byway is Vermont's favorite road trip, and it's the perfect drive for those that like food sampling, shops with arts & crafts and the prettiest New England towns, villages and covered bridges. And in fall you'll be blinded by the autumn colors. Flexible Tour: Follow the suggested itineraries, or divide the commentary and create your own half, full or multi day sightseeing trips. Major Highlights: Ben & Jerrys Cabot Farmers' Store Covered Bridges President Calvin Coolidge Homestead Smugglers Notch Stowe Vermont Country Store Von Trapp Family Lodge Includes: Scenic Route 100 Byway RT100, also known as Vermont’s Main Street, is the most traveled stretch of road in the state. The beautiful foliage colors of the Fall are a favorite time to enjoy this drive, but any time once the snow has stopped falling is a great time to visit. Along this route you'll pass through some very classic New England towns and villages, many having picturesque churches and cute country stores. There are also opportunities to see classic covered bridges and scenic waterfalls. Foodies will love this tour with many opportunities to sample Vermont produce and delicacies including cheeses, ciders and maple syrup. A highlight stop is of course the home of Ben & Jerry’s for ice cream. Plus, learn how Smugglers Notch got its name and visit the Von Trapp Family Lodge, (yes from the Sound of Music), the home of President Calvin Coolidge and several of Vermont’s alpine resorts. This tour is one of the most scenic drives in New England can be started in either Wilmington or Jeffersonville and travelled in either direction. It is also fine to join anywhere along the route.