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Backroad Discovery Tours

Manchester, VT 05255
+1 802-362-4997
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Great Introduction to Vermont

On April 23 we took a tour with Sharon of Backroad Discovery Tours of Manchester, VT. The weather... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Thomas B
Chester, New York
Not a Fluff tour

Sharon was a great & fun tour guide. Everyone enjoyed themselves immensely and we learned things... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Barry L
Fleetwood, New York, United States
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Travellers talk about
“alpaca farm” (30 reviews)
“marble quarry” (18 reviews)
“back roads” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Manchester, VT 05255
+1 802-362-4997
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On April 23 we took a tour with Sharon of Backroad Discovery Tours of Manchester, VT. The weather was spectacular and Sharon started the day with an off the beaten path introduction to one of many magnificent vistas that her state provides. While explaining the...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Sharon was a great & fun tour guide. Everyone enjoyed themselves immensely and we learned things about Vermont we wouldn't have otherwise. Highly recommended.

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

As others have mentioned, had a great time seeing all the sights around Manchester. Ours was a private tour by Sharon with my wife, a great friend, and myself. We really enjoyed the marble quarry, wood factory, Merck Farm (syrup), and of course Sharon's stories...More

Thank DaveA_SFBay
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Who best to share about Vermont - a native! We had a fabulous time! I had seen the website and thought it looked great - my family trusted me and we were not disappointed. Thank you, Sharon, we loved it! Fascinating places, interesting history and...More

Thank VA-SLC
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have been to this area quite a few times, but we had never taken a tour of the area. This time around we thought we would try something different. That is how we decided to try Backroad Discovery Tours. We took the Winter Sampler...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We were in Manchester Village for a long weekend trip and decided to take a tour with Sharon to see the "real Vermont." We couldn't have been more pleased! Not only was Sharon a delight, she took us to some amazing, LOCAL points of interest...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I was not able to do this tour to my regret but I must comment on the great customer service. I had prepaid for this trip and did not call to get my money back but to explain why we would not show up. The...More

Thank psloan2016
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Tour the back roads around Manchester and discover some wonderful hidden places. Merck Farm, old general store, granite quarry and many other cool places. A very enjoyable day.

Thank bobb420ret
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were in Manchester for the weekend, hoping to catch some fall foliage but we were unfortunately a few weeks too late. Sharon took us on the Shires of Vermont Sampler Tour, which brought us to wonderful local places in the vicinity...More

Thank yonderwander
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great way to see beautiful Vermont surrounding the town of Manchester. We tried to book on the day but the tour vehicle was all booked up. Sharon, the proprietor and guide offered us the opportunity to follow along in our own vehicle...More

Thank boxnut
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price for 3 one is a 80 year old lady. Is that o.k. are to rough
7 August 2015|
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Response from Debbie C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it worked for us with my elderly mother! Sharon is very helpful and accommodating with modifications to make the experience for those who may not be too mobile. Enjoy!!!
Jd T
dogs welcome?
1 July 2015|
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