By Elizabeth L. Dugger
This event advisor to Vermont covers mountaineering, cycling, canoeing, tenting, horseback using, diving and snowboarding, in addition to the elemental wishes of travelers resembling the place to stick, eating places, purchasing, getting round and sightseeing.
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After the cloudy days of November and early December, the sky opens out blazingly blue, and sun on the snow and ice recreates a world of glory. The prints of wild animals track across every field and along each woods trail; signs of foxes and squirrels are everywhere, and deer hoofprints line the back roads. Ruffed grouse, known locally as partridges, burst out of snowy sanctuary and explode in sound; crows, bluejays, and chickadees chatter. If you’re lucky, you’ll see a snowy owl perched on a fencepost, or the swift, supple slide of an otter diving over a snowbank toward the partly open water of a cold stream.
You won’t want to miss the Latchis: it’s listed on the National Historic Register of Places, one of only two prime Art Deco-style buildings in Vermont. There are terrazzo floors and chrome fixtures, a restaurant, a pub grille with its own brewery (Windham Brewery, featuring honest ales, porters, and lagers; tours available by calling ahead; see page 73 for more information), and a wide-screen movie theater that blends first-run movies and independent film showings. The 60 hotel rooms are up above.
Larry and Linda Faillace offer tours of their sheep’s milk cheesemaking. Save time to tour the surrounding back roads for grand vistas. n Websterville: Vermont Butter & Cheese Company, call for directions and hours, % 479-9371. A must for gourmands: creme fraiche, fromage blanc, quark, mascarpone, basil torta, salmon torta, and five goat’s-milk cheeses. Introduction n Grafton: Grafton Village Cheese, in the center of the village behind the inn, % 472-3866. The cheddars from this modest cheesemaker are favorites among those who like their cheeses rich and tangy.