Vermont Voyages: Bike Tours and Bed and Breakfasts

Vermont Voyages: Bike Tours and Bed and Breakfasts

Fall is the season of sparkling views and cozy country inns, so why not spend it in Vermont?



WEBVTT >>THIS IS THE CONTRACT CHRONICLE” ON CHANNEL WCVB 56789 VERMONT’S LAKE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY WHERE BIKE TOURS ARE GUARANTEED AND YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU’LL SEE AROUND THE BEND. DOGS, BIRDS, FISH. >> LAND . >> I LIVE OUTSIDE THE BOX, I ALWAYS LIVE ON THE EDGES. >> HOME TO THE CULT CRAFT BEER. >> THIS IS THE FIRST OUTDOOR TIKI BAR IN THE STATE OF VERMONT.>> AND THE HILLS COME ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC TWO DIFFERENT SIDES OF THE GREENMOUNTAIN STATE VERMONT TRAVELS NEXT ON “CHRONICLE.” WE EXPLORE THE THMAKE AREA WHERE BIKES ARE POPULAR AND CIDER IS OFTEN — CRIEDER IS OFTEN HARD. VERMONT BUT FOR RICH FIRST IT’S NATIONAL AND PERSONAL. HAS HAD A LONG LOVE AFFAIR WITH HIS ADOPTION HOME. > > IT ALL STARTED IN 1970 WHEN MY PARENTS BROUGHT ME TO VERMONT , THEY CAME HERE TO SKI, I WAS 3. WHEN I CAME TO UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT THE DEAL WAS CLOSED.>> HE SHARES HIS PASSION FOR BIKES WITH HIS FAMILY. HIS PARENTS ARE VETERAN RIDERS IN THE PEN MASS CHALLENGE AND FOUNDED POMG BIKE TOURS.>> MY DAD HAS RUN SEVERAL TOURS WITH ME.>> WHAT ATTRACTS RIDERS TO POMG TOURS?>> THE PEACE OF MIND. >> POMG, PEACE OF MIND GUARANTEES A MOTTO BORROWED FROM HIS GRANDFATHER, A WELL-KNOWN JEWELER.>> ONE OF THE FIRST THINGS I REMEMBER IS HE PICKUP THE PHONE AND CALLING THE OPERATOR TO ASK , WHAT DOES POMG MEAN? SHE SAYS, POMG, PEACE OF MIND GUARANTEED. >> SHAVE HAS BEEN WELCOMING TRAVELERS FOR OVER 200 YEARS AN OLD GUEST BOOK AT SHOREHAM HOSTEL HAS AN ENTRANCE FOR HORSES, TODAY IT’S BIKE. THE SIGN READS BED AND BREAKFASTBUT IT SHOULD READ BED, BREAKFAST AND PUB.THEY MOVED HERE FROM ENGLAND AND SAW A NEED. >> THERE WAS BRANCY LIFE ALL YEAR ROUND IN THIS PART OF VERMONT. >> ON THE FIRST DAY LOOKING OUT THE WINDOW, WILL ANYONE FIND THEMSELVES? YOU CAN CREATE AN ENVIRONMENT BUT THEN HOW PEOPLE DEAL WITH IT IS THE MAGIC.>> THE MAGIC HAS HAPPENED. MOLLY MINDS THE BAR AND DOMINIC IS THE CHEF. LA MEAN EWE — MENU RELIES ON LOCAL HARVESTS AND TUVENE CHANGES KEEP LOCALS AHEAD.>> THERE WAS CONCERN, FINANCIAL AND NEW YORK CITY FARMER BUT IT’S GREAT. >> ANOTHER ADDITION IS THIS OLD BARN CONVERTED INTO LOFT STYLE SUITES. SO TRAVELERS OPT FOR THE MODERN WHILE MANY PREFER THE HISTORICAL ATTENTION OF THE OLD HOSTEL. THE JOB BOXES YOU HAVE.>> LITTLE DEMOGRAPHIC.>> AND IN A SMALL TOWN YOU KNOW ANY NUMBER OF PEOPLE AND A VARIETY OF PEOPLE. IT’S REALLY FUN.>> A BIG CHANGE AT SHOREHAM, THE LES FRANCESES HAVE SOLD THE HOSTEL TO THE DUNNS WHO PROMISE TO CONTINUE THE LEGACY OF HOSPITALITY AND SERVICE THEY HAVE ESTABLISHED THERE. NEW OWNERS, SAME SERVICE. SHAYNA: BACK AT POMG, FOR EVERY TRIP THEY TAKE A SUPPORT CAR FOLLOWING THEM WITH TOOLS, WATER, FIRST AID KIT AND FOR ANYONE WHO NEEDS A TRIP BECAUSE THEY’RE RETIRED. .

Vermont Voyages: Bike Tours and Bed and Breakfasts

Fall is the season of sparkling views and cozy country inns, so why not spend it in Vermont?

View Resources:POMG Bike ToursShoreham InnNorton’s GalleryShacksbury CiderMike’s Tiki BarHill Farmstead BreweryBag Balm

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