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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.

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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15 Places to Visit in Vermont in Fall

15 Places to Visit in Vermont in Fall

September 3, 2019

Are you looking for places to visit in Vermont in fall? Here are 15 Vermont towns worth exploring when the leaves change this autumn. Ripton Route 125 runs through the heart of the Green Mountains between Routes 7 and 100. Along the way is the small town of Ripton, home to The Chipman Inn, Ripton … Read More

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Kingdom Trails Mountain Biking Celebrates 25 Years

Kingdom Trails Mountain Biking Celebrates 25 Years

August 9, 2019

-Kingdom Trails mountain biking features more than 100 miles of singletrack on private land. John Worth started selling mountain bikes at East Burke Sports to earn extra cash in the summer. There was just one problem—there was nowhere to ride. Worth, who opened East Burke Sports in 1988 as a ski shop, took matters into his … Read More

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6 Vermont Swimming Holes to Explore This Summer

6 Vermont Swimming Holes to Explore This Summer

July 27, 2019

Vermont swimming holes hold a special place in the heart of locals and visitors.. If you’re looking for a place to jump off rocks or wade in shallow waters, Vermont is home to dozens of swimming holes. For centuries, Vermont swimming holes have drawn visitors from near and far. Visitors to the state in the … Read More

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7 Scenic Vermont Summer Drives to Get Outside

7 Scenic Vermont Summer Drives to Get Outside

July 6, 2019

The options are endless for scenic Vermont summer drives. In every corner of the state, you’ll find gorgeous roads with views of tall mountains, wide open fields, general stores, and rambling old barns. But half the fun of a scenic drive is getting out of your car to explore the outdoors. 7 Scenic Vermont Summer Drives Here … Read More

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