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Looking for hiking suggestions, the best Vermont restaurants, or where to take a scenic drive during fall foliage season in Vermont? Whether you’re traveling to Vermont for the first time or a longtime visitor, you’ll find plenty of helpful travel tips for fun places to visit and things to do in the Green Mountain State.

7 Festive Vermont Holiday Events to Celebrate the Season

7 Festive Vermont Holiday Events to Celebrate the Season

December 4, 2019

Looking for Vermont holiday events in 2019? Small-town tractor parades, stunning light displays, and snowy sleigh rides are just a few of the ways to celebrate the holiday season in the Green Mountain State. Here are seven Vermont holiday festivities that are sure to bring joy to you and your loved ones. Holiday Lights at the Joseph … Read More

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Pies for People Celebrates Community in the Northeast Kingdom

Pies for People Celebrates Community in the Northeast Kingdom

November 25, 2019

All it takes is flour, butter, salt, and water to make a pie crust. But it takes a community to make a difference. Pies for People, now in its eleventh year, is a community-building initiative that brings together volunteers, gleaned local produce, and the spirit of giving. More than 110 pumpkin pies will be delivered this … Read More

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Julia Brandis Showcases New Glassworks Studio at Putney Craft Tour

Julia Brandis Showcases New Glassworks Studio at Putney Craft Tour

November 19, 2019

Julia Brandis finds inspiration in nature and light. The result is an array of golden hues, soothing blues, and deep purples that will brighten even the dreariest of days. Brandis creates stained glass lamps, fire screens, and window panels in her new Westminster studio, which will be open to the public for the 41st annual … Read More

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Happy Vermonters: Kate McCabe Reinvents Her Career and Finds Sweet Success

Happy Vermonters: Kate McCabe Reinvents Her Career and Finds Sweet Success

November 6, 2019

Kate McCabe’s love for maple sugaring began when she was a child growing up in New Hampshire. Her neighbors were hobby sugarmakers in the town of Moultonborough near Lake Winnipesaukee. Whenever the steam was billowing from the sugarhouse, nine-year-old Kate would walk over after school for a Dixie cup of syrup. On weekends, her family would visit … Read More

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Happy Vermonters: Maureen McLoughlin Helps Visitors Experience the Best of Vermont

Happy Vermonters: Maureen McLoughlin Helps Visitors Experience the Best of Vermont

October 16, 2019

Maureen McLoughlin loves showing off Vermont. The Williston resident, who works for Stock the House Vermont concierge services, organizes everything from catered dinners to winter sleigh rides for guests visiting Vermont. McLoughlin is a concierge and ambassador for the company, which was founded in 2017 by Jim and Domenica Mastroianni. McLoughlin joined Stock the House in … Read More

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Four Vermont Scenic Mountain Roads to Travel Before The Snow Flies

Four Vermont Scenic Mountain Roads to Travel Before The Snow Flies

October 11, 2019

Scenic drives are a favorite pastime in Vermont. Throughout the year, many roads offer not only gorgeous views but also access to forests, hiking trails, and mountain bike trail networks. It’s worth noting that some of Vermont’s most scenic and rugged routes close during the winter. Here are four Vermont scenic mountain drives to explore … Read More

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7 Ways to Enjoy October in Vermont

7 Ways to Enjoy October in Vermont

October 2, 2019

 Leaf-peeping season is in full swing in Vermont. If you’re looking for things to do during these beautiful autumn days, here are a few ideas. Take a Hike Vermont is 75 percent forested, which means there are thousands upon thousands of acres to explore. You can do that by hiking one of Vermont’s tallest peaks, … Read More

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6 Vermont Town Forests to Explore this Fall

6 Vermont Town Forests to Explore this Fall

September 20, 2019

Fall hiking in Vermont isn’t just about climbing 4,000-foot peaks. Hiking in Vermont town forests is another way to enjoy the outdoors during fall foliage season. Vermont towns have a long and proud tradition of owning and managing forests for public benefit. The tradition of towns holding land for public good is as strong as … Read More

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