March 21 – 22nd 2020 stay at Cornwall Orchards B&B for the splendor of Vermont Maple Open House Weekend. Maple sap begins to flow in early spring when the sun warms the frozen Vermont forest. The locals go into high … Continue reading
When you travel north to Vermont in the spring you might feel as if you are going back in time. You get to watch the maple leaves unfurl and behold the daffodils–or the lilacs depending on the timing–again! Double medicine. … Continue reading
Love saunas? How about a maple steam sauna? This coming weekend, March 24 – 25, head to Vermont to loll in maple infused steam from boiling tree sap. No, really. Sugar houses up the road (and all over Vermont) open their doors to the public the last weekend in March. You will be amazed to see how the maple syrup–that you will drizzle on your oat flour banana pancakes at Cornwall Orchards B&B Saturday morning–is made.
It could be your new tradition. Visit the sugar houses near us (at least 4) and shoot the breeze with the young farmers and their neighbors. Learn about sugaring (without “learning about sugaring”) while you collectively breathe the delicious clouds rising from the bubbling maple sap. You’ll head back home looking ten years younger!
Come explore Vermont’s second biggest export. It’ll be a weekend about trees and pancakes. Frost and steam. Late winter and clear views of the waning gibbous moon. Book now.
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Learn the art and lore of sugaring and buy your syrup around the corner at Bread Loaf View Farm.
Maple sugaring weekend is a great time to come to Cornwall, Vermont with your sweetie.
Serious about food experiences? Only the heartiest travelers come to Vermont in early May. Why would anyone leave the warmer weather in New York or New Jersey for the budding trees and crisp nights of Central Vermont? Where do I … Continue reading