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Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge

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Address: Windsor, VT
Activities: Biking

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Very long covered bridge well worth a stop

Accidentaly we stumbled upon this bridge while doing some research of our roadtrip to New England and Canada. As we were driving from Ben & Jerrys in Waterbury to Boston, MA, we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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English first
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132 reviews 132 reviews
68 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Accidentaly we stumbled upon this bridge while doing some research of our roadtrip to New England and Canada. As we were driving from Ben & Jerrys in Waterbury to Boston, MA, we made a detour to see this bridge. We've read that covered bridge is something very typical for New England and we just couldn't leave without seeing one of... More 

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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181 reviews 181 reviews
53 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Rode across the bridge a couple of times to get the full experience. Two way traffic inside the bridge is quite manageable and seems to withstand the daily load. Only understood more recently that covered bridges are covered not for the benefit of the travelers but to protect the wood contraction from the rain water which will rot it. This... More 

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Belmont, VT
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

You encounter this bridge suddenly as you travel along the country road and are blown away by the simple beauty of its construction. It takes you right into the past as you drive over the wooden floorboards.

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Jefferson, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A "gem" to visit during our September visit to Vermont. Among all of the bridges we visited, this was our one of our favorites! The bridge is easy to get to from the center of town. Ample parking area on the eastern side of the bridge. There are numerous photo ops of the bridge. Stop by the Windsor Diner for... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It's just a few minutes from Harpoon, worth a quick bounce over. The bridge is the longest 2-lane covered bridge in the world. The bridge spans the Connecticut river, and if you are in the area in Vermont or New Hampshire, you gotta drive over it. It's free, and cool. The sign over the bridge notes, Walk your horse or... More 

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Bisley, United Kingdom
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249 reviews 249 reviews
90 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stopped here for a photo opportunity in a delightful setting on the edge of town. This is, I believe, the longest two lane wooden covered bridge in the world and is well worth a visit. There is parking close at hand so you can safely stop for pictures The structure is an interesting for its engineering as well as its... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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93 reviews 93 reviews
29 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A very old wooden covered bridge over 400 feet long (2 spans) and it carries two lanes of traffic. Wow! Impressive. I wish there was a display somewhere on how they built it.

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Arlington, Virginia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
45 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Cross the Connecticut River from New Hampshire to Vermont (or vice versa) over this long covered bridge. Definitely worth the drive if you are in the area and looking for those quaint things from a bygone era.

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Patchogue, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Perfect condition....a bit of history right here in our time. The longest covered bridge. You can still drive over it, takes you from Windsor VT to Cornish NH.

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Rutland, Vermont, United States
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120 reviews 120 reviews
34 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I'm no Art Garfunkle but I do know a good bridge when I see it. My kids are grown up now . I wish that I took them to ride through this bridge when they were kids, they would have loved it.

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