Running along the eastern edge of the Green Mountains, the Scenic Route 100 Byway is located in south-central Vermont traversing through the towns & villages of Plymouth, Ludlow, Andover, Weston & Londonderry. The route is recognized by Yankee Magazine as one of “the most scenic drives in New England.” Also known as “Vermont’s Main Street” and “The Skier’s Highway” it connects some of the best Northeastern winter skiing & riding from Magic Mountain, Okemo to Killington Ski Resorts. Nordic Skiing & snowshoeing are also available at the Viking Nordic Center and Fox Run Nordic Center. During the rest of the year there’s great hiking, biking and golf at Fox Run Golf Club. Mountain Biking is also available at the Evolution Bike Park at Okemo and the Bike Trails at the Ascutney Trails Association. Disc Golf Courses are also found at Okemo & Magic Mountains as well as the Town of Chester.
The Byway also provides top-notch dining and lodging, ample opportunities to explore history and culture, and shopping for one-of-a-kind art, craft and hand-crafted fine and rustic furniture. Don’t let the length of the Byway – 146 miles – intimidate you. Take your time exploring all the Scenic Route 100 Byway has to offer.
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Chews & Brews
Whether it’s fine dining or a quick burger, fries and cold brew that you are looking for, you’ll find it along the Scenic Route 100 Byway. There are also opportunities to get close to the makers, whether on a brewery tour or at a farm stay. Memorable culinary forays await you. Your Itinerary
With easy access to Vermont’s end-to-end hiking and backcountry skiing trails, the Green Mountain Forest is an exceptional network of cycling routes, numerous resorts, State Parks, snowmobile trails, camping sites and lakes. If it’s an outdoor sport, it’s available here. Your Itinerary
History & Heritage
One of the Byway’s most acclaimed historic sites is the preserved, pristine hill town of Plymouth Notch, home to the 30th President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge. It’s now a state historic site, and the school he attended in nearby Ludlow, Black River Academy Museum, is now a museum.Your Itinerary
Along the Scenic Route 100 Byway, visitors will find a full range of accommodations–from mountain resorts, hotels and motels, to inns, B&Bs, and farmstays. Your Itinerary
Arts & Culture
There are wonderful opportunities to visit galleries and shops featuring handmade furniture, ceramic wares, antiques and contemporary art. You’ll find treasures similar to what you’d expect at an urban gallery. There’s also the oldest craft school in America the Fletcher Farm School for the Arts & Crafts, live performing arts at the Weston Theater, and classical music. Your Itinerary