Vermont is maple syrup country



 

Vermont Hwy 100

 

Stop at (D) Ben & Jerry's ice cream factory for a factory tour and a cool treat.

 

This 223 mile ride on mostly Vermont Hwy 100, travels north & south through nearly the entire state. (see larger map)

 

Vermont Hwy 100 - click to enlarge
Vermont Hwy 100 - click to enlarge


Vermont Cheese

The Vermont Cheese Council map (left) highlights member cheese makers. The icons displaying OPEN are members open to the public. The cheese wedge icon is for a cheese maker who asks that you call ahead to visit.

 

See the zoomable map.



 

Vermont Hwy 100 is also the location of the Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally, held in late August. Click the map to enlarge it.

 


Lake Champlain Byway

 

368 miles near the NY border
368 miles near the NY border

 

Lake Champlain Byway - 134 miles on US2 & US7 in northwest Vermont is part of this 368 mile loop near the New York border. (see larger map)

 

US Hwy 9 south of Plattsburg, NY takes you past Ausable Chasm. There's a highway overlook, or you can pay the entrance fee and enjoy hiking, rafting, and more.

 

"Ausable Chasm is a sandstone gorge tourist attraction near Keeseville, New York.

The Ausable River runs through it, which then empties into Lake Champlain.

The gorge is about two miles long, and is a minor tourist attraction in the Adirondacks region of Upstate New York. It is fed by the Rainbow Falls at its southern extreme."   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ausable_Chasm

 

US Hwy 7 runs south from Burlington 135 miles through Vermont, then  across western Massachusetts and western Connecticut. See our western Massachusetts and Connecticut page.

 

 

Hemmings Motor News Museum, just off US7 in southwest Vermont, has vintage and antique vehicles on display. To the east is Molly Stark Byway US9. (see larger map)

 


 

Rentals - Fly & Ride options

 

Burlington, VT offers another fly and ride option. Conventiently located near the Burlington International Airport, Moto Vermont offers bike rentals and tours.

 

"LakeChamplain" by Matthew Teal  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:LakeChamplain.jpg

 


Windsor, VT - Wikipedia graphic
Windsor, VT - Wikipedia graphic
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Windsor, VT

 

Across the river from the Connecticut Scenic Byway, the American Precision Museum, Open May 26 – October 31, 10am – 5pm daily, is said to hold the largest collection of historically significant machine tools in the nation.

 

New England Riders (NER)

www.newenglandriders.org

lists their favorite roads by state!

 

New England Riders has no dues, officers, or rules.  All motorcycles are welcome to enjoy the rides, which are planned and posted by individuals. You can check out the NER forum as a guest or join for free. The group's favorite Vermont rides are listed here.

 

Here's another list of motorcycle routes in Vermont, and the state's website of Vermont byways and their map page.  

 


"Vermont fall foliage hogback mountain" by chensiyuan - chensiyuan. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vermont_fall_foliage_hogback_mountain.JPG