Shires Sampler 

  May15-June15 and November-December 11:      Thursday - Monday     1-3:45 PM

Enjoy our  tour of the area that also includes beautiful scenery,

200-year-old historic district homes and spectacular views.  Travel in our comfortable 10 passenger vehicle with individual bucket seats and a center aisle.

Specific spots include quintessential villages, oldest marble quarry in the U.S,

a covered bridge, a majestic 250-year- old hotel,  internment sites of

President Lincoln's descendants, a Norman Rockwell exhibit in Arlington (his former town), the 

the oldest courthouse in Vermont, Orvis family homes and more.

All of these points of interest will be seen with a narrative given by best-selling

author and award-winning TV history show host, Dick Smith.

The route includes a covered bridge and Maple Sugar House, with an opportunity 

to purchase maple syrup and other VT-made products.

Enjoy history, beauty, fun and adventure!   $45 pp.

 A minimum of 2 passengers is needed to proceed.

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“ As its license plates remind both residents and visitors, the state of Illinois proudly claims the motto “Land of Lincoln.” However, had 

   this selection has been left to the Lincolns themselves -- the final three generations, that is -- the honor might have gone to Vermont

 i instead.” The New York Times, July 28, 2002