VANILLA BEAN RIDE #1
(bottom of figure 8 -- 38 miles)

 

START: Vanilla Bean Cafe

Routes 44, 169 & 97, Pomfret, Conn.

Park across street, not in cafe lot.

www.vanillabeancafe.com

 

0.0  Go south on Route 97 (right if you have the cafe door at your back)

0.7  LEFT at bottom of hill to stay on Rt. 97

2.1  RIGHT to stay on Rt. 97

4.4  Cross Rt. 44 at light

6.3  LEFT on Brooklyn Rd.

       Continue straight on Cherry Hill where Brooklyn Rd. goes left

10.2  Cross Route 6. Now you’re on Stedson Road.

12.2  Straight across Preston Rd. and enter town of Canterbury. Now you’re on Brooklyn Road.

16.0 LEFT onto Route 14

18.8 REST STOP at Routes 14 & 169

-- Prudence Crandall House museum on right, coffee shop on left. Both have restrooms.

19.2  FIRST LEFT onto North Society Road (sign for Wright’s Mill)

24.0  RIGHT onto Windham Rd. at T

25.6  RIGHT onto Tatnic Road on downhill -- may be unmarked

26.9  RIGHT onto Fairground Rd.

27.4  LEFT at stop sign to pick up Route 169

27.8  BEAR LEFT onto Rt. 169 north

29.3  RIGHT onto Barrett Hill Road

30.4  RIGHT onto Darby Road

31.1  SHARP LEFT onto Pomfret Landing Road (unmarked)

33.2  LEFT at end onto Route 101

33.3 IMMEDIATE RIGHT onto Wrights Crossing Road.

       Then BEAR LEFT

33.4 RIGHT over bridge

33.8 LEFT on Wrights Crossing

36.1  LEFT onto Tyrone Road (just after junkyard dogs on right)

36.2  FIRST LEFT on Grosvenor (unmarked)

37.2  RIGHT onto Route 44

38.1  LEFT onto Route 97
  at four-way stop --
   Vanilla Bean Cafe will be
   on your right.

 

VANILLA BEAN RIDE #2
(top of figure 8 -- 13 miles)

0.0  Go south on Route 97 (right if you have the cafe door at your back)

0.6  RIGHT on Quassett Road

3.7  RIGHT on Sprucedale Road (on a downhill -- easy to miss)

4.0  RIGHT on Route 171 east

4.4  LEFT on Plaine Hill Road

4.9  LEFT on Route 169 north (merge)

5.5  RIGHT on Child Hill Rd.
(long downhill)

6.8  RIGHT on Roseland Park Road

8.7  STRAIGHT ACROSS Stonebridge Rd.

8.8  LEFT Routes 171 and 169 south

9.3  RIGHT on Butts Road

10.4  ACROSS to Underwood Road

10.9  RIGHT on Tripp Road

11.5  RIGHT on Freedley Road

12.6  LEFT on Allen Road

12.9  CROSS Woodstock Road
  and go RIGHT on Route 44

13.2  JUNCTION Routes 44, 169, 97
  ~~THE END ~~

revised 9/26/2004