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Sugar Ridge Campground in Vermont
Sugar Ridge Campground near Danville, Vermont in the northeastern part of the state is a great place to take a fall camping trip because the campground has horse-drawn fall foliage tours through an on-site maple forest.
The RV village and campground has: - 150 sites - full hookups with cable television available - hot showers - laundry facilities - 2 heated pools - 40 acres of hiking and biking trails - tennis and volleyball court - basketball court - horseshoe pits - shuffleboard - playground - fishing - wireless Internet (extra fee) - fire rings - picnic tables - groceries, wood, and ice - grills - mini-golf (extra fee) - recreation building with a 64" big screen television
Sugar Ridge has a 5 diamond rating from Woodalls for both their facilities and their recreational offerings.
The campground opens Mother's Day weekend and closes for the season the week after Columbus Day (open through October 15 in 2007).
The daily fees in 2007 ranged from $32.50 to $39.50 based on 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 18.
And, if you want to camp but don't own a camper, the campground has a 40 trailer with slide-outs available for rent.
For more information about the campground or to make a reservation, check out their website.
In addition to all the activities available at the campground there are plenty of nearby attractions, including: - Kancamagus Highway (a National Scenic Highway in New Hampshire - The White Mountains of New Hampshire - Fairbanks Museum - Golf at St Johnsbury Country Club - Maple Grove Farms of Vermont (the largest manufacturer of pure maple candy) - Harvey's Lake (where Jacques Cousteau spent summers as a child) - Cabot Creamery (manufacturer of cheese and dairy products, offering tours of the facilities) - Rock of Ages Granite Quarry - The Great Vermont Corn Maze and Barnyard
If you visit the area in the Fall, check out the annual Northeast Kingdom Fall Foliage Festival (from October 1-7 in 2007). It's seven unique festivals that take place in seven towns over seven days. The festival brings "Old Vermont" to life with local crafts, band concerts, historical tours, church suppers, with a backdrop of beautiful fall colors. Check out their website for more information.
For a neat video showcasing the Fall colors in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, click here.
To see a live webcam picture of the area (about 15 miles from Danville at Lyndon State College), click here.