Starting on May 29th until August 31st, 2009 the Holiday Inn Express in Vermont offers a great Outdoor Adventure Package that nobody can miss.
Experience the natural beauty in Northern New England! The package features a canoe trip to Northstar Canoe with lunch included, half-day flat water padding adventure in New Hampshire along the Connecticut River.
The drop-off shuttle location, boats, paddles and life jackets are also included. Get this package for just $159 per night plus taxes.
To get more information about this Adventure Package or to make a reservation call the Holiday Inn Express at 866-253-6913.
The Wilgus State Park is located on the Connecticut River in Vermont and it was created in 1933 by Colonel and Mrs. William Wilgus.
This park was originally constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps. and it was first designed with a picnic area featuring fireplaces, picnic tables and the ranger’s quarters.
It was in 1960 when the Wilgus State Park was expanded and it’s been quite popular among canoeists due to its privilege location to the Connecticut River.
The Wilgus State Park has an interesting events calendar in which one can easily find different activities while visiting Vermont. To get a complete list of events, please visit the official website of the Wilgus State Park.
On June 25th, 2009, everybody will have the chance to experiment one of the most interesting train rides. The event known as Green Mountain Flyer Special Excursion will take you on a journey back in time.
The Bellows Falls Union State will take everybody to the day when train travel was the only long distance option. The train was built in 1950 and the structure of it still serves both the Green Mountain Railroad and Amtrak.
You’ll be shown through to the waiting room and the ticket office used back in 1940′s, which are still in use today, then shown to your seat for this great family excursion.
To get more information about this event, visit the Green Mountain Flyer Special Excursion official website.
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Summer Festival Tour on June 26th, 2009 in Ludlow, VT.
The event is “in celebration of Lake Champlain’s Quadricentennial, the VSO presents a salute to Uncle Sam—Vermont’s own Uncle Sam, that is, Samuel de Champlain, who discovered our bordering-on-great lake in 1609.”
The Summer Festival Tour is presented by Okemo Mountain Resort “The Lake Effect” and it is conducted by Anthony Princiotti.
The performance starts at 7:30pm, but doors will be open at 5:30pm. Tickets are currently available at the Coleman Brook Tavern at Jackson Gore Inn or to get more information visit the official website of the Vermonth Symphony Orchestra.
Billing Farm & Museum celebrates its 23rd Annual Sheep Shearing Weekend on May 23rd and 24th, 2009 starting at 10am. This is an interesting event for kids to learn more about Vermont’s rural heritage and its role in the real world.
It is that time of the year in which at Billing Farm & Museum sheep are being sheared and this is a great opportunity for kids and parents to spend a great Memorial Day Weekend learning about this process.
There will be different activities during Memorial Day Weekend for children such as an art show, the process of making maple ice cream and historic games.
To get more information about this event and to get a complete schedule calender, visit the official website of the Billing Farm & Museum.
The 30th Annual Quechee Hot Air Balloon, Craft & Music Festival will be held from June 19th to June 21st, 2009 at Quechee, VT, if wind and weather permit.
The main attraction at this event is balloon flights across the beautiful Vermont and New Hampshire Upper Valley. Among some of the major entertainment there will be Balloon Glow on Friday evening, continuous bands, comedy acts, dance routines, train rides and more.
You can book online balloon rides or print your balloon ride registration form. For a complete schedule events calender and to get more information about this event, please visit the official website of Balloon Flights.
The 18th Annual Covered Bridges Half Marathon will be held at Pomfret, Woodstock and Quechee, Vermont on June 7th, 2009.
This marathon will have a 13.1 mile course and it will start at Suicide Six Ski Area in Pomfret. It will go across the bridges to finish at the Quechee Polo Field: Meadow and Middle Covered Bridges in Woodstock.
If you are interested in participating in this exciting marathon, you should visit the official website of Covered Bridges to get more information.
You can register online and have information about the exact route and the stooping points during the marathon.
The 6th Annual Jamaica Fiber Festival is an ideal opportunity for kids to learn about fiber, fiber animals and fun creative things you can do with wool and plant fibers.
The Jamaica Village is located in southern Vermont near Stratton Mountain and the event will be held on May 16th, 2009 from 10am to 4pm along Main Street.
There will be activities for children such as yarn craft, knitting and you can also see how sheep are sheared. Spinning and weaving demonstrations will also be given.
To get more information about this event, visit the Jamaica Fiber Festival official website.