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Hi,

We are visiting some relatives in CT in mid-August and we are planning on driving up to VT for a weekend get-a-way. We have never been to VT before. We are interested in the coastal areas of VT, and of course see some scenery.

I was looking at Google Maps and it looks like the south-eastern part of VT may have some pretty areas and good New England fishing type spots and restaurants.

Can you provide some suggestions on where to visit, where to stay, etc?

Thank you for your replies!

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Are you confusing us with a different New England state? Vermont is not coastal. We are the only New England state that does not abut the ocean.

We do have Lake Champlain which is great.

Southern Vermont is very do-able from CT. You can be in Bennington in 2.5 hours from the Hartford area for example.

What are your interests? History? Art? Farms? Shopping?

If you could give us some more info we may be able to tailor our answers more specifically.

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Lake Champlain is considered by some the west coast of New England! There is good fishing to be had. There are fishing derbies held here on the lake. Burlington would be a good base to access Lake Champlain.

We also have fly fishing. Orvis is based out of Manchester, VT in southern VT. The Battenkill River is there with famed fly fishing and there are quite a few good restaurant in that area as well.

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It sounds like you're talking about New Hampshire. :)

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