Vermont December 25, 2017
This Covered Bridge Road Trip In Vermont Is Picture Perfect For A Winter Day
Vermont is known for it’s picturesque covered bridges. In fact, with over 100 we have more covered bridges per capita than any other state in the USA. This covered bridge trip in VT is a wonderful adventure as it’s beautiful, easy and absolutely free. Take your time, visit as many as you can and above all else, don’t forget to bring your camera!
This Covered Bridge Road Trip is fun, affordable and oh-so-Vermont.
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The town of Montgomery is known for is known for their six beautiful and historic covered bridges. This makes Montgomery the record-holder for most covered bridges in New England and the United States at large!
The Pulp Mill or Paper Mill bridge was built in 1820's which makes it one of the oldest covered bridges in the U.S.. Along with being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it's also one of only seven remaining double barrel covered bridges.
Bennington is another town where you'll get a lot of covered bridge bang for you buck. There are three! Pictured is the Silk Bridge which is is 88 feet long, 14.25 feet wide and 10 feet high at the truss.
Built in 1872, this 280 foot bridge is the longest covered bridge entirely within the state of Vermont. The Windsor-Cornish Bridge is longer, but connects in New Hampshire.
No covered bridge trip would be complete without a stop at the kissing bridge! You'll find this beauty at the Vermont Country Store.
At 449-feet long, theWindsor-Cornish Covered Bridge is one of the longest wooden covered bridges in the country. It was originally built in 1866 after three other bridges were destroyed by floods. And boy is it beautiful!
Along with covered bridges, Vermont is full of waterfalls. Just because it’s winter – and because the falls are frozen – there’s no reason you can’t see some! Check out these
16 waterfalls hiding in plain sight with no hiking required!