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.

Twelve Years in Vermont: The Good, the Bad and the Best

Twelve Years in Vermont: The Good, the Bad and the Best

November 3, 2018

This time of year always reminds me of the importance of taking chances, pursuing happiness, and loving yourself even when life is hard. Twelve years ago this week, on November 1, 2006, I returned to my home state of Vermont after spending six years in Boston. My husband and I quit our jobs in the … Read More

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8 Places to Go in Vermont This Fall

8 Places to Go in Vermont This Fall

September 6, 2018

Fall foliage will be here before long. The last week of September and first two weeks of October are typically prime time for foliage season in Vermont. But over the last couple of years, Vermont’s fall colors have lasted well into mid and late October.  When peak foliage hits is anyone’s guess. But I do … Read More

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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. (updated August 12, 2018) Find Your Way Through a Corn Maze in Danville The largest maze in New England is located at a fifth generation family … Read More

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9 Places to Go Biking in Vermont

9 Places to Go Biking in Vermont

August 6, 2017

Vermont has no shortage of incredible biking options. Whether you’re into serious mountain biking or like to ride at your own pace on recreational bike paths, Vermont has plenty to choose from. Here are 9 places to enjoy some of the best Vermont biking: Kingdom Trails in East Burke Established in 1994, Kingdom Trails offers an … 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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Stranger Things in the Mountain Town of Chittenden

Stranger Things in the Mountain Town of Chittenden

October 28, 2016

I used to think Chittenden was just a quiet little mountain town. Located between Killington and Rutland, Chittenden is tucked away in the Green Mountain National Forest and is home to the 750-acre Chittenden Reservoir, scenic Lefferts Pond (pictured above), and the luxurious Mountain Top Inn & Resort. But after visiting Chittenden a few times … 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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