Rock jumpers from a 10ft cliff including myself had to take turns with the folks and a dog jumping from the opposing 15ft ledge, to land in the same deep blue spot, just below a small waterfall. Moving up the main levels were more small waterfalls, pools of clear rushing water, a natural water slide, and higher and higher jumping spots with short queues of people. My wife discovered a 2ft wide crevasse that worked a cool water massage into her back and, more accidently, a chute we rode by leaning way back and letting the water pick us up. Circle Current Lacking dramatic waterfalls or cliffs from which to leap, this chain of pools and cascades is deceptively tame. While adventurous swimmers leapt from the top of the falls into a narrow deep spot, I got enough of a thrill jumping from a boulder about 6ft high. The Swift House Inn in Middlebury is about as nice a Vermont bed and breakfast you could luck into on short notice I got the last room a week in advance. After grinning up into the water shooting down in front of us, we left the only way you can: The water was a chilly wake-up but worth braving for having such a large area in which to swim by ourselves. We arrived at BinghamFalls at noon, when the sun illuminates the waterfall and pool. The main attraction is a 25ft-high waterfall and the clear, deep blue-green pool it feeds. Cow-occupied Vermont is touted for its ice cream so if you want to lower your core body temperature, it runs a close second to swimming holes. Warren Falls had been closed for years for similar reasons, according to a site called Waterfalls of the Northeastern United States. The most straightforward route is though the town of Stowe, up Route So be sure to clean up after yourself or other precious spots could prohibit visitors. Stop following ski lift signs when you reach Route and drive just over six more miles. Dorset Quarry Two features distinguish this swimming hole from the others.