Vermont: A Small But Attractive Tourist Spot
A Brief Overview: Being situated in the New England region, Vermont is one of the smallest states of the United States. Being complemented with the size, it is one of the least extensive and least populous states of USA. This tiny state is the only New England state that does not have a border with the Atlantic Ocean. However, its western border is half covered by the Lake Champlain. The fact behind the origin of the state’s name is not a certain one. However, it has been assumed that the name has been originated from the French word ‘les Verts Monts’ which means ‘the Green Mountain’. This name refers to the early colonial period when France used to rule most of the areas which are now known as Vermont, and to the abundance of mountain areas in this region. In spite of the small size, this state is a principal tourist spot; because Mother Nature has blessed it with some of her exceptional charms.
Places Facilitate the Growing Tourism Economy: If to be counted, Vermont’s attractive places cannot be counted in numbers. Even the roadside scenarios are capable of catching tourists’ interest. However, there are a number of attractive tourist spots that are contributing to the growth of tourism economy of the country. The Peak Arial Tramway at Jay is one of the most beautiful scenic rides of Vermont. It does not matter whether tourists take that ride in summer or in winter. Both the seasons are capable of serving the tourists with some unique scenarios. From the name it can be presumed that the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is situated beside the Lake Champlain. The nautical archeology and the maritime history of the Champlain Valley are presented here through interactive learning sessions. The chance to explore the scenic beauty of the state through a train journey is alone capable of pulling the tourists attractions. Moreover, when a vintage locomotive is added to that package, it becomes something irresistible. The Green Mountain Railroad offers such an excitement in the form of a rail ride that restores the memories of 30s’ and 50s’ rail trips. Some other notable places are Billings Farm and Museum, Vermont Teddy Bear Company, Shelburne Museum, Harpoon Brewery, etc.
Attractive Natural Beauties: Vermont’s natural beauties are also worth considering in attracting tourist attractions. Most of the tourists remain unaware of this beauty as they come to Vermont for visiting some places that they have planned beforehand. However, he who tries to dare to take the unusual route will be on the winning side for sure. To discover the scenic beauties and all the covered bridges of this small state, there are some specific routes that can offer the best picturesque driving experience of one’s life. A small town Waitsfield is famous for offering such charming drives. It is only 30 minutes away from the state’s capital Montpelier. It offers some of the best routes to discover the foliage beauty of New England region. These routes are like exhibitions that will unfold the charming mountain views, mysteries of classic small towns, rural roads, thrilling views of waterfalls, hordes of cows, etc. one by one before the astounded eyes of the visitors. In a word, Vermont is a place that has hidden treasures in its every fold.