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Address: , Bennington, VT
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Activities: Viewing foliage, Driving
Description: A 40-mile scenic drive between Bennington and Brattleboro.

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Scenic byway

This was a beautiful and historic routing. Glad we took this road and stopped at the scenic lookout at Hogback Mountain. Whoever is responsible for the overlook needs to replace... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
Nancy G
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Decatur
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Decatur
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This was a beautiful and historic routing. Glad we took this road and stopped at the scenic lookout at Hogback Mountain. Whoever is responsible for the overlook needs to replace boards before someone leans on the railing and takes a tumble over the edge!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We drove from Wilmington to Bennington through this road and saw many trees and nice hilltops. I enjoyed the scenery while my husband was driving. I recommend this leisurely drive for those who like to travel slow.

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Felton, California
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554 reviews
268 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We took this drive on the way to Bennington. Lots of photo ops and very pretty color. Can be slow in places but there are numerous "truck lanes" for the speedsters. Some nice pull off areas and some backroads to explore,

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Rochester, NY
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68 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A great roadway with pretty much all new pavement from outside Bennington well into New Hampshire, with absolutely gorgeous colors and scenery the week of 9/23/14.

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Topsham, Maine
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59 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I love traveling the roads of Vermont on 2 wheels. This road does not disappoint. Travel route 7A if you get the chance through the small towns. Traffic was light on a Friday and I can't wait to return.

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Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Whenever possible we tend to stay "off the beaten path" unless we're on a tight schedule. This was an efficient route for us and we found it a pleasant drive.We made the somewhat obligatory stop at Hog Back... views are great and we left with several bottles of wine and a maple cream liquor that is amazing. Another good reason... More 

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

For a great trip through the Vermont Mountains you have to take this trail. The drive is great especially on a sunny afternoon. Stop at the Hog Back gift shop for a great view and some great buys.

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Rockland County, NY
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This wasn't the fall leaf season. The views were okay, but not spectacular. We're not sure what the people saw, who rave about it. It's similar to a drive in the Catskill mountains in NY -- green mountains, streams, lakes (and an occasional statue of a moose).

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I guess I was two weeks late this year for foliage on Oct. 19. It has Moose crossings but I didn't see any Moose. Still we enjoyed the drive and the road was not crowded.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Great scenery! Worth the trip! Would be gorgeous drive in the fall! Hope to return to see the foliage,

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