Vermont December 27, 2016
10 Small Towns In Rural Vermont That Are Downright Delightful
Some people call Vermont’s sparsely populated towns “the boonies,” but we all know that these little towns in Vermont are filled with remarkable people and fantastic scenery. When you combine the people and the surroundings, it just might make you want to pack your bags and become a part of these tight knit communities. Here are some small rural towns in VT that make us long to move there.
Perhaps the best part about Vermont is the people who live here. The following is a conversation between the photographer and the shopkeeper at the Ripton General Store back in 1990:
US: Are there any restrooms near here?
US: You don't have any yourself?
STOREKEEPER: Only for paying customers.
US: OK. We'll have three coffees.
STOREKEEPER: If you're only buying them so you can use the restrooms I'm not selling you any.
The country roads here meander through the town, passing babbling brooks and boasting gorgeous views. Despite its peace and beauty, you'll find Terrible Mountain in Andover. What's up with that?
This little town has big history! Calvin Coolidge, the 30th President of the United States, was born and reared in Plymouth and is buried there as well.
While most of this beautiful town is well preserved and beautiful, you'll also find the
, a grand mansion that nature is now reclaiming.
Over the river and through the woods to the Morgan Covered Bridge in Belvedere. This small town of less than 300 people in Lamoile County is absolutely beautiful.
6. Mount Tabor
With loads of hiking and trekking available, Mount Tabor is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts who like a quiet lifestyle.
Between the Texas Falls and the Middlebury Gap, Hancock is a small town with a lot to offer.
Farm and forestland dominate this small town in Orleans County.
9. Isle La Motte
Island living right in the Green Mountain State? Sign me up!
Peacham is bursting at the seams with town pride. It has been said that this little town in the NEK is the most photographed in New England. That's a lot of pictures!
Looking for a bigger town? A smaller town? Here are
11 towns that are just right.