safest US state.
2. New England's largest producer of apple cider (and it produces both hard and sweet cider) is Cold Hollow Cider Mill in Waterbury Center (on the way to Stowe). There's a gift shop and a Vermont-centric tasting room.
4. Before it became the 14th US state in 1791, Vermont had established itself as an independent republic and had abolished adult slavery (men were automatically freed at the age of 21; women were freed at 18).
a recent article, Vermont's cow to human ratio is about .41, the same as Texas.
6. We passed a famous art museum. We also drove past a hay bale dog sculpture.