Fall is the most beautiful time of year in Vermont. As the leaves change color and the air turns cool and crisp, we celebrate. Apple picking, fall festivals and scenic autumn drives make this time of the year a perennial favorite.

20 Things to Do in Vermont this Fall

20 Things to Do in Vermont this Fall

September 9, 2017

Looking for fun things to do in Vermont this fall? Here are 20 ideas to help you make the most of fall foliage season in the Green Mountain State. Find Your Way Through a Corn Maze in Danville The largest maze in New England is located at a fifth generation family farm in Vermont’s Northeast … Read More

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A Wild Game Supper in Bradford Serves Local Hunters’ Harvest

A Wild Game Supper in Bradford Serves Local Hunters’ Harvest

November 22, 2016

Dan Smith stirred giant pots of rabbit and pheasant gravy at the Bradford Congregational Church on Saturday as his daughter Willow prepared side dishes of chicken and rabbit liver pate. The father and daughter—along with more than 100 volunteers—ran the kitchen, buffet line, and table service like clockwork at the 61st Annual Wild Game Supper. … Read More

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A Vermont Chicken Pie Supper in Jericho Celebrates Community, Tradition

A Vermont Chicken Pie Supper in Jericho Celebrates Community, Tradition

October 14, 2016

Chicken pie suppers are an annual tradition in Vermont. Last weekend, I went to the Jericho Congregational Church Chicken Pie Supper, which is one of the oldest in the state. The 116th supper, welcomed a full house of locals and visitors who gathered in the church basement and dined on chicken pie with gravy, biscuits, mashed potatoes, winter … Read More

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9 Things to Do in Vermont this Fall

9 Things to Do in Vermont this Fall

September 17, 2016

Fall foliage season is here, and there’s no better time to be out and about in Vermont. Fall fairs, hiking, and apple picking are just a few of the fun options. Here are nine things to do in Vermont this fall. Get Out in the Green Mountain National Forest What better time to be in … Read More

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6 Vermont Fire Towers to Visit While Hiking

6 Vermont Fire Towers to Visit While Hiking

August 5, 2016

Vermont was once home to dozens of fire towers across the state. According to the Green Mountain Club’s 360 Degrees: A Guide to Vermont’s Fire and Observation Towers, 38 fire towers once stood in Vermont. Today, there are far fewer. Many fire towers were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, and some … Read More

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Seeing the Forest for the Trees this Fall

Seeing the Forest for the Trees this Fall

October 16, 2015

The fall is when I’m most likely to be out and about, enjoying myself while taking photos all over Vermont. For a variety of reasons – my work schedule, family obligations, and the recent death of my beloved 21-year-old cat, Lazarus – I haven’t been able to travel around as much this season. I was … Read More

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7 of the Most Beautiful Dirt Roads in Vermont

7 of the Most Beautiful Dirt Roads in Vermont

October 9, 2015

The Green Mountain State is home to more than 8,600 miles of dirt roads. To put that in perspective, 8,000 miles is twice the length of the continental United States and roughly the entire diameter of the planet. That’s a lot of ground to cover, right? To help you figure out some worthwhile dirt roads … Read More

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12 Tiny Vermont Towns to Visit During Foliage Season

12 Tiny Vermont Towns to Visit During Foliage Season

September 24, 2015

Every autumn it seems there are endless top 10 lists highlighting the best places to see fall foliage in Vermont. Year after year, you’ll find dozens of recommendations for fall travel that often include familiar places like Stowe, Woodstock, Manchester, Waitsfield, Grafton and Peacham. I love all of those towns, and I understand what makes them … Read More

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A Pick-Your-Own Sunflower Farm in Shelburne

A Pick-Your-Own Sunflower Farm in Shelburne

September 19, 2015

The last thing I expected along Spear Street in Shelburne was a field filled with thousands of sunflowers. Along Spear Street, I’m used to seeing barns, farmhouses, and views of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains. But until last week, I had never been on this road when the sunflowers were in bloom. Even better was learning you … Read More

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