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Load up a pizza with all of your favorite topping at South Burlington's Zachary's Pizza. Gluten-free and low-fat are not one in the same, but this place serves them both. Zachary's Pizza is a fine restaurant for those with large and small parties. Delivery and carry out are easy options for those interested in staying home. You can also serve food from Zachary's Pizza at your next party — the pizzeria offers catering. null You won't break the bank at Zachary's Pizza, with a meal typically hovering below the $15 mark. Early risers and night owls alike can enjoy Zachary's Pizza since it serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
1250 Williston Rd
South Burlington,
VT
US
The story of the United States Navy begins on Lake Champlain. The year was 1776, and the fledgling American Revolution seemed doomed to failure almost before it began after a naval retreat to the town known today as Whitehall, New York. Then the Continental Congress issued a command on June 17 of 1776 "to build, with all expedition, as many galleys and armed vessels as ... shall be sufficient to make us indisputably masters of the lakes Champlain and George." By August, eight new gunboats were afloat on the lake—just in time to face the British in the Battle of Valcour. That story and hundreds more come to life in the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's collection of more than 15,000 artifacts, images, and documents. Visitors can marvel at the massive 10' x 8' rudder of the steamboat Champlain II, and explore her shipwreck in real time using a remote-operated vehicle. In the Hazelett Watercraft Center, the 111-year-old ice yacht Storm King towers over 90 dugouts, bark canoes, kayaks, rowing skiffs, and sailboats. But the core of the museum is the Key to Liberty exhibit, where visitors can read eyewitness accounts of the Battle of Valcour and marvel at a 9-foot scale model of a gunboat. On fair days, the full-size gunboat replica Philadelphia II sets sail, giving passengers a glimpse of a distant era without the bother of going though a time machine broker first.
4472 Basin Harbor Road
Vergennes,
VT
US
Astride their trusty snowmobiles, the knowledgeable guides at Jay Snowmobile Adventures help visiting adventurers conquer the winter landscape during tours of picturesque Vermont snowscapes. One- and two-person tour packages begin at the outfitter’s home base, located 3 miles from the entrance of Jay Peak Resort. From there, groups wind through the wilderness of Jay, Vermont and parts of Westfield for up to two hours, exploring the snowy nooks and frost-covered crannies of Jay State Forest and the nearby countryside. They rarely make the trip alone, though; moose and white-tailed deer often dot the secluded paths, ready to pose for snapshots in their most photogenic outfits.
1100 Route 242
Jay,
VT
US
No matter what direction their houses might actually be facing, most of the roofs in the United States point toward Slate Valley, a 24-mile-long stretch between New York and Vermont. That region not only produces most of the nation's roofing slate, but also has an intricate history that reaches all the way back to the 1800s. The Building: Slate Valley Museum fills a New World Dutch Barn, which was built around 1840 Eye Catcher: a worn-down and beat-up 1951 LJT Mack Truck, which once hauled finished slate?and then blocks and rubbish?for the Tatko Bros. Slate Company Don't Miss: Neil Rappaport's black-and-white photographs of Slate Valley's quarries, workers, and earliest bunny ears Permanent Mainstay: The Dream and the Reality, which explores how various immigrant groups came to work in the slate quarries Visiting Exhibit: Slate as Muse?a collection of sculptures, photographs, and watercolor paintings by 19 artists who used slate as medium and subject While You're in the Neighborhood: take a self-guided driving tour through local quarries and other slate-industry sites
17 Water St.
Granville,
NY
US
When dusk falls, the opening credits roll at Randall Drive-In Theatre. Families and family pets pull into parking spots, rain or shine, to enjoy double or triple features of current blockbusters. The films play Friday through Sunday, and a single ticket, which is free for kids younger than 5, grants patrons admission to the entire double or triple feature.
36 Bethel Drive
Bethel,
VT
US
Explore the Escape Pour la vie (Space for Life) museum in Montreal to learn fascinating facts about nature and see its beauty up-close. Visit the Montreal Biodome, Insectarium, Botanical Garden and Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium for an unforgettable experience with nature. These four remarkable museums are in Montreal’s museum district. Each museum offers a unique chance to view and learn about animals, plants and their ecosystems. At the Biodome you can travel through replicas of the four ecosystems found in the Americas. The Insectarium is where you can view insects from all over the world. Visit the Botanical Garden where you’ll awaken you senses with the fragrant scent of flowers and lush greenery. Set your eyes towards the sky as you learn more about space and astronomy at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium.
4101 Rue
Montreal,
QC
CA
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