Vermont may be small, but its contribution to how beautiful America is huge. Yes, our little state of
9,250 square miles has a lot to offer when it comes to history, views and quintessential charm. Check out these 15 photos of sites in Vermont that will remind you of how stunning America truly is – especially our little corner of the nation!
1. Stone houses in Chester.
Although there are 55 such stone buildings in Windsor County, the Stone Village Historic District stretch is notable for having ten in close proximity.
This beautiful Winooski River farm is prototypical of Vermont's Champlain Valley in autumn.
3. Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity is one of the few parishes in northern Vermont whose origins go back to the 18th century. The earliest known Episcopal services took place in Shelburne in 1790.
4. Greenwood Lake, Woodbury
Just when you think you know where you're going, you turn a corner and stumble upon vistas such as the Greenwood Lake.
5. Gifford Covered Bridge
Even freshly cut corn provides a magical image such as this one in Gifford.
6. Calms after storms.
A magnificent sunset after a long string of thunderstorms pictured here in Waterbury Center.
7. The vibrant leaves of autumn.
These bright orange leaves were captured on Middlebury College on a sunny October day.
8. Shelburne Farms
This masterpiece is a working farm and education center in Shelburne.
9. Shard Villa
Ornate buildings such as the
, rich in history and stunningly beautiful.
10. The Old Mill in Chittenden.
The reds pop out against the lush green background at this mill, formerly the Chittenden Mill.
11. Covered Bridges in Willard.
This the older of the Willard twin covered bridges, having been built sometime in the 1870's.
12. Lake Elmore
A beautiful mist on the equally stunning Lake Elmore.
13. Mt. Mansfield
Mt. Mansfield is impressive in any season, but there is nothing like new snow against clear blue skies at the top!
14. Sunsets over the mountains.
The colors of the Vermont skies are truly amazing.
15. Views for days...
This areal shot of Vermont shows how naturally beautiful it is, and however small, it's part of the United States is HUGE!