A real Garden of Eden for nature lovers! Hiking, cycling and horseback-riding trails abound in this holiday haven. There are numerous golf courses, and enormous lakes, perfect for swimming or boating, are everywhere you look! In the southern part of the region, the Appalachian mountain chain is a hotspot for hikers and skiers. Here and there, long rivers flow under old covered bridges. Picturesque villages with Anglo-Saxon charm flourish with theatre, art galleries and antique shops. Victorian-style houses have been converted into quaint inns. Country-style restaurants, sugar shacks, vineyards and cider houses pepper this land blessed by nature, offering tourists pastoral getaways!