7 Festive Vermont Holiday Events to Celebrate the Season

7 Festive Vermont Holiday Events to Celebrate the Season

December 4, 2019activities, Bennington County, Essex County, events, Franklin County, holidays, Orange County, Washington County, Windham County, Windsor County No Comments

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

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

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

October 16, 2019activities, Happy Vermonters

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

Four Vermont Scenic Mountain Roads to Travel Before The Snow Flies

Four Vermont Scenic Mountain Roads to Travel Before The Snow Flies

October 11, 2019Addison County, Bennington County, fall, fall foliage, Franklin County, Lamoille County, Orleans County, scenic drives, Washington County, Windham County

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

Happy Vermonters: Forester Mike Snyder Gets Primed for Vermont’s Most Colorful Season

Happy Vermonters: Forester Mike Snyder Gets Primed for Vermont’s Most Colorful Season

September 25, 2019Caledonia County, fall, fall foliage, foliage, Happy Vermonters

Mike Snyder is the go-to guy for Vermont fall foliage updates. As commissioner of Forests, Parks, and Recreation, Snyder is known as Vermont’s Chief Foliage Forecaster. He provides weekly foliage reports to the media and the state tourism office in September and October. Last week, Snyder hiked up to the scenic overlook at Owl’s Head … Read More

6 Vermont Town Forests to Explore this Fall

6 Vermont Town Forests to Explore this Fall

September 20, 2019Autumn, Chittenden County, fall, fall foliage, foliage, hiking, Lamoille County, Orange County, outdoors, recreation, Washington County, Windham County, Windsor County 2 Comments

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