• In Vermont, Why Are Things Where They Are? 
    In Vermont, Why Are Things Where They Are? 

    Have you ever wondered why Vermont towns or villages have the words center, falls or mills tacked on?  If you've spent time in Vermont towns, you've come across places like Waterbury Center, Enosburgh Falls, Cookeville, or Post Mills. Or, you've been to places with east, west,...

  • Vermont Places: Mount Tom in Woodstock
    Vermont Places: Mount Tom in Woodstock

    Mount Tom in Woodstock is a small but mighty mountain. The mountain's environmental legacy, easy public access and central location in the community make it a special place in Vermont. Mount Tom is where you'll find miles of trails, beautiful views, a shining mountaintop star, old...

  • Little-Known Vermont Winter Trails to Explore This Season
    Little-Known Vermont Winter Trails to Explore This Season

    For a small state, Vermont is big on trails. The Long Trail, Catamount Trail, and Kingdom Trails are among the state's most legendary areas for hiking, backcountry skiing, and mountain biking. Fortunately, access to Vermont winter trails can happen without going to a ski resort...

  • Volunteering in Vermont: How You Can Help Beyond the Holidays
    Volunteering in Vermont: How You Can Help Beyond the Holidays

    The Vergennes Community Foodshelf, located in a small red building behind the Vergennes Congregational Church, could pass for a tiny general store. The food shelf is open twice a week and is stocked with everything from eggs, milk and meat to vegetables, fruit and pet...

  • Jonathan Goldsmith Lives a Most Interesting Life in Southern Vermont
    Jonathan Goldsmith Lives a Most Interesting Life in Southern Vermont

    Actor Jonathan Goldsmith first visited Vermont as a teenager. At that time, the Bronx-born adolescent had no idea he would eventually make the Green Mountains his permanent home. Back then, Goldsmith’s father had a farmhouse in Ghent, N.Y., and they often traveled to the Manchester area...

  • Finding a Home for Roller-Skating in Vermont
    Finding a Home for Roller-Skating in Vermont

    Alicia Taylor and Joanna Alpizar met at a pop-up roller-skating event in Burlington. The two BIPOC women became fast friends and are now on a mission to create a public, welcoming, year-round space for roller-skating in Vermont, specifically in the Burlington area. A Lifelong Love for Roller-Skating -Joanna...

  • Vermont Holiday Events to Celebrate the Season
    Vermont Holiday Events to Celebrate the Season

    Looking for Vermont holiday events in 2023? Small-town parades, stunning light displays and holiday markets are just a few of the ways to celebrate the holiday season in the Green Mountain State. Here are just a few Vermont holiday events that are sure to bring plenty...

  • 7 Festive Vermont Towns to Visit This Winter
    7 Festive Vermont Towns to Visit This Winter

    "The snow is sparkling like a million little suns." - Lama Willa White-capped mountains, icy ponds and snow-covered valleys make winter in Vermont hard to beat. In Vermont towns, you’ll find ski areas, festive events, sledding hills, skating rinks, general stores and restaurants. Here are seven of...

  • Haunted Happenings in the Bennington Triangle and Beyond
    Haunted Happenings in the Bennington Triangle and Beyond

    For decades, the mysteries of the Bennington Triangle have captured our imaginations. The Bennington Triangle is a term coined by author Joe Citro that refers to strange happenings in Bennington County, including unexplained disappearances, UFO sightings, and other odd activity. The epicenter of the Bennington Triangle...

  • 5 Easy Vermont Hikes to Try this Fall
    5 Easy Vermont Hikes to Try this Fall

    Fall is the best time for easy Vermont hikes, especially with kids. The bright foliage and cooler weather make it an ideal time to climb the Green Mountains and enjoy incredible views. But what if you have young kids in tow or want an alternative to...