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On Your Own: Photo Opportunities

Best for: photography buffs
Season: all except true “mud” season (when the dirt roads are thawing out, usually March-April)
Interests: photography, nature appreciation
Total time: 3 hours or more, depending on your stops
Driving time: 1½ hours with no stops

COST:  $35 for download of tour instructions and locations...which will be available soon!

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On Your Own: Summer's Wistful Day

Best for: ALL AGES (including kids)
Season: Memorial Day-Fall Foliage season
Interests: gardening, photography, nature appreciation, local food, meals, animals
Total time: minimum 4 ½  hours, including lunch; add on another 30-60 minutes if picking blueberries (late July through August) or another 30-60 minutes if picking strawberries (June).  Note that if you’d like to spend more time, it’s easy to do at any one of these spots!
Driving time: all of these are within 5-10 minutes of each other

COST:  $35 for download of tour instructions and locations...which will be available soon!

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On Your Own: Photo Opportunities--With Others!

Best for: photography buffs--who have others to entertain at the same time
Season: all except true “mud” season (when the dirt roads are thawing out, usually March-April)
Interests: photography, nature appreciation,
Total time: 3 hours or more, depending on your stops
Driving time: 1½ hours with no stops

COST:  $35 for download of tour instructions and locations...which will be available soon!

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On Your Own: Flower Power

Best for: ALL AGES (including kids)
Season: mid-April through end of October
Interests: gardening, photography, nature appreciation, local food, meals, animals
Total time: 4-5 hours minimum (greatly depends on how long you browse at each place)
Driving time: the longest time in-between stops will be about 40 minutes driving

COST:  $35 for download of tour instructions and locations...which will be available soon!

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On Your Own: Season's Bounty

(Summer & fall)            
Best for: ALL AGES (including kids)
Season:  Memorial Day-Colombus Day
Interests: gardening, photography, nature appreciation, local food, meals, animals
Total time: 4-5 hours
Driving time: the longest time in-between stops will be about 40 minutes driving

COST:  $35 for download of tour instructions and locations...which will be available soon!

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On Your Own: Trails, Cheese & Animals

Best for: older and younger generations traveling together; young families
Season: spring, summer, fall, winter (great for a snowshoe!)
Interests: hike, photography, nature appreciation, long-range views, animals, local foods
Total time: 3 hours
Driving time: 10 minutes

COST:  $35 for download of tour instructions and locations...which will be available soon!

This hike is right within town, with both wooded and open trails.  Conveniently located right next to a great little petting zoo and an award-winning

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On Your Own: Within an Hour's Drive

Best for: all ages, no mobility issues
Season: all
Interests: history, nature, cooking, food
Total time: 6 hours
Driving time: 60 minutes each way from Brattleboro

COST:  $35 for download of tour instructions and locations...which will be available soon!

(This is is the trip mentioned in the blogs of May 29, planned after Jill's family visited.)

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On Your Own: Farm Fresh & View

Best for: those who want a challenge hike and appreciate farm-fresh foods
Season: spring, summer, fall
Interests: hike, photography, nature appreciation, long-range views, animals, local foods
Total time: 4 hours
Driving time: 30 minutes

COST:  $35 for download of tour instructions and locations...which will be available soon!

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On Your Own: Hike Away!

Best for: anyone physically fit enough for hiking!
Season: spring, summer, fall
Interests: physical activity, family time, photography, nature appreciation
Total time: 2-3 hours
Driving time: the longest time in-between stops will be about 40 minutes driving (times include driving)

Harness the kids’ energy–and maybe even the dogs’--and set off for a pleasant hike

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On Your Own: Hike & Splash!

Best for: anyone excited about a moderate hike followed by a pleasant swim
Season: summer (or spring or fall if you are more adventurous!)
Interests: physical activity, family time, photography, nature appreciation
Total time: 2-5 hours
Driving time: the longest time in-between stops will be about 40 minutes driving

COST:  $35 for download of tour instructions and locations...which will be available soon!

Get ready for a great hike through a moderate hill, with some good views on top.  Follow it