Six Vermont Foliage Ideas

Vermont Covered Bridge

At Sterling Ridge Log Cabins enjoy the beautiful colors with 6 Vermont foliage ideas

These fun activities are sure to make Vermont foliage memories for everyone young and old!

First on our list, be sure to visit a local Vermont winery. What better way to see the Vermont foliage and taste some of the local culture. About 7 miles from Sterling Ridge Log Cabins is Boyden Valley Winery. This September (9/17 & 9/18) enjoy their “Annual Harvest Festival.” One of Vermont’s first licensed wineries, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits crafts award-winning wines, artisan ciders, and cream liqueurs using sustainable agriculture and supporting local Vermont farms.

Second, try getting an iconic photo at one of Vermont’s amazing covered bridges. There are three local bridges close to Sterling Ridge Log Cabins – Cambridge Junction Bridge, Jeffersonville; Canyon Bridge/Grist Mill Bridge, Jeffersonville and the Gates Bridge in Cambridge. These are classic and beautiful Vermont Foliage structures!

Third – apple picking! You can’t come to experience Vermont foliage without going apple picking. The scenic drives out to one of these Vermont orchards may be the best part! Check out Allenholm Farms or Hackett’s Orchards in South Hero and take a drive (or bike ride) along Lake Champlain. You can even head in to Shelburne, Vermont and visit Shelburne Orchards. While visiting Shelburne be sure to visit Shelburne Museum. When visiting Sterling Ridge Log Cabins, be sure to ask for more apple orchard suggestions.

Fourth on our list of Vermont foliage ideas is the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. Walk, run or bike along the Lamoille River. This path, that was once a railway, served the people of Vermont from 1877 until its closing in 1994. Scenic vistas make this a favorite for seeing some of the best Vermont foliage.

Number five on our list is horseback riding at Lajoie Stables in Cambridge. Enjoy the Vermont foliage while winding your way through the mountain sides of the Green Mountains. Their guides will take you through a grove of Blue Spruce and Pine trees, where the mountain views will take your breath away. Mount Mansfield, Sterling Mountain and Madonna Mountain stand majestic above the tree line.

Lastly, number six on our list – Arbortrek Canopy Adventures, just minutes from Sterling Ridge Log Cabins. Soar above the tree tops and see the Vermont foliage like never before! This zipline adventure descends through mature stands of hemlock, white birch, and sugar maples. Participants soar down more than 4,500 feet of zip lines, cross bridges high above the forest floor, rappel from trees, and enjoy stunning views of the area.

Whatever you do to experience the Vermont foliage, Sterling Ridge Log Cabins is close by!

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