Backroad Discovery offers guided tours designed for people who only have a day or two to spend in the area, & who wish to explore the region’s best-kept secrets! If you are not well-acquainted with the Manchester/Dorset area, this tour is a real treat! We travel in a comfortable 10-passenger tour vehicle or for smaller groups of 2 or 3, we use an SUV. You will discover a sweeping mountain/valley overlook, quintessential villages, an international woodworking facility/kitchen store, the oldest abandoned marble quarry in the U.S., an antique covered bridge, and a unique country shop selling locally made goodies. Along the way, you will hear the intriguing facts and stories about the area. Advance reservations are necessary by email or phone. See website for details.
This tour is designed for history buffs; given by local bestseller author and presented by Backroad Discovery Tours. Visit over 35 sites between Bennington & Manchester, involved in the Battle of Bennington & Ethan Allen's capture of Fort Ticonderoga, for America's first victory. We also visit sites associated with the Civil War. You will view stunning mountain/valley vistas & quintessential villages while traveling in our comfortable 10 passenger tour vehicle. Advance reservations necessary by email or phone.
Hemmings Cruise-Ins are family friendly car gatherings, free, and open to all years, makes and models. It's a relaxed format and a chance to share your car with a wide variety of car people during the beautiful New England summer. 11 trophies awarded! Cruise-ins can be cancelled when rain threatens, so it's a good idea to call 800-227-4373 shortly beforehand to be sure the event is still on. Registration is not required.
These guided tours are designed for people who only have a day or two in the area & who wish to explore the region’s best-kept secrets! Tours are given in a comfortable 10-passenger tour vehicle & will present a delightful overview of the area, offer suggestions of other places to visit, things to do & dining options. The tour includes intriguing facts & stories about the area. There are many stops along the way. Visit sweeping mountain/valley vistas, the oldest abandoned marble quarry in the U.S., quintessential Vermont villages. a forest preserve/maple sugar operation and a private alpaca farm. Advance reservations necessary.