Get Lost in Vermont – Vermont General Store Portal

Pay attention to what happens next. Despite being on the brink of closing, the stores seldom do; someone or something almost always saves the day. 

It got me to wondering. What’s so important with these old dusty stores that they can never close? I investigated

Get Lost in Vermont : The Man Cave on Humpback Whale Street

The tenth of fifty fictional places to visit in Vermont you won’t find in any travel guide, because even the locals don’t know they don’t exist. Get Lost in Vermont: The Man Cave on Humpback Whale Street Soon after outing the Shelburne Tunnel in my previous Get Lost, Ed the gentleman who revealed its location…

Get Lost in Vermont – The Shelburne Tunnel

While working on a new development site in Vermont, Ed stumbled upon a hidden tunnel that had been built by the wealthy Webb family in the 1930s or 1940s. Despite rumors of its existence, the Shelburne Tunnel remains a mysterious and enigmatic place, its secrets carefully guarded and hidden from the world.

Get Lost in Vermont – Vermont’s Naked Summer of 1937

Vermont’s Naked Summer of 1937 Are you ready for a wild and unexpected journey through Vermont’s history? Fasten your seatbelts and get ready to be transported back to the summer of 1937, where temperatures soared, rainfall was scarce, and clothing was optional. That’s right, you heard me correctly, Vermont’s Summer of 1937 was the year…

Get Lost in Vermont – Tsar Island

The seventh of fifty possibly fictional places to visit in Vermont you won’t find in any travel guide. These are the places the locals keep to themselves, and if you go, you’ll soon learn why. Tsar Island I was researching some of Lake Champlain’s smaller islands when I discovered the peculiar history of Potato Island….

Get Lost in Vermont – The House with Mirrored Windows

The old Victorian house just west of Ludlow had once been a proud and stately home, a testament to the wealth and taste of its owners. But that was long ago, and now the house was a shadow of its former self. Its red paint was peeling and faded, and the white picket fence that…

Get Lost in Vermont – The Statue of Prosperity

The second of fifty fictional places to visit in Vermont you won’t find in any travel guide. These are the places the locals keep to themselves and if you go, you’ll soon learn why. The Statue of Prosperity A benefit of a summer drought is the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the copper green…

Get Lost In Vermont – The Vampires of the Northeast Kingdom

The Vampires of the Northeast Kingdom The legend of the TWA 666 has haunted Vermont for decades. On a snowy December evening in 1958, a plane full of Eastern European tourists crashed in the dense forests of the Northeast Kingdom. When rescuers arrived at the scene the next day, they were shocked to find no…