6 Beautiful Vermont Towns to Visit This Winter

6 Beautiful Vermont Towns to Visit This Winter

December 4, 2017activities, winter 6 Comments

“The snow is sparkling like a million little suns.” – Lama Willa White-capped mountains, icy ponds, and snow-covered meadows make winter in Vermont so beautiful. So does the warmth and coziness of many Vermont towns, where you’ll find ski areas, inns, sledding hills, general stores, and restaurants. Here are six of my favorite towns to visit … Read More

9 Places to Go Biking in Vermont

9 Places to Go Biking in Vermont

August 6, 2017activities, biking, fall, fall foliage, summer 1 Comment

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

The Putney General Store Starts a New Chapter

The Putney General Store Starts a New Chapter

July 23, 2017community, food, history, shopping, Windham County

Lyssa Papazian never pictured herself running a country store. But when the Putney General Store closed in December 2016, she stepped in to help reopen the business and manage operations. Lyssa, a historic preservation consultant and Putney Historical Society board member, manages the store with fellow historical society board member Betsy MacIsaac. The two have … Read More

Happy Vermonters: Brian Cook Finds Fulfillment in His Hometown

Happy Vermonters: Brian Cook Finds Fulfillment in His Hometown

July 17, 2017Happy Vermonters

“The small world component you find in Vermont works for me because I think it encourages you to diversify your life. I grew up in Norwich and lived in different parts of the country—Missouri, Boston, and New Jersey—and eventually returned here with my wife and kids. It’s been a revelation since returning to Vermont how … Read More

4 Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors in the Northeast Kingdom this Summer

4 Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors in the Northeast Kingdom this Summer

June 23, 2017activities, Caledonia County, canoeing, hiking, kayaking, outdoors, summer, trails 1 Comment

When it comes to spending time outdoors, Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom has everything you could ask for in terms of natural beauty and recreation. It’s easy to spend your days in this remote corner of Vermont biking, paddling, fishing, or hiking. This rural region of Vermont is home to more than 37,500 acres of public lakes … Read More