Things to Do in Vermont

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Vermont’s oldest cooperative lies at the center of Adamant village, surrounded by two ponds and state forest. Founded in 1935, the shop supplies ... Read More

From the soda fountain at the rear, one can look across to Silver Lake, frozen solid and strewn with ice-fishing shacks. About 20 yards out from the... Read More

The five-story converted firehouse has rotating art exhibitions every fall. Read More

The best-known hill farm in central Vermont is the Billings Farm & Museum, on Route 12 outside Wood_stock. During early winter, it's open only on... Read More

Stretching from south Burlington to the Winooski River delta, this 7.6-mile recreational path is popular with joggers, bikers, and inline skaters. Built... Read More

Founded by Jake Burton in 1977, this namesake company is one of the nation’s leading suppliers of snowboarding equipment. This flagship store,... Read More

A difficult challenge can be found on Vermont’s third-highest peak. The gradually ascending 6.8-mile Monroe Loop culminates in panoramic views of... Read More

While the advent of the indoor shopping mall in the 1970's meant the death of most pedestrian malls, this one—established in 1981—still... Read More

Burlington's only downtown grocery store, City Market is a community-owned food cooperative selling a wide range of local and organic goods, as well as... Read More

Kayak, hike, bike, learn to row, explore on horseback, run in wide-open spaces with sweeping views. It’s all accessible through this center, which... Read More

Deep in Vermont’s rural Northeast Kingdom, Currier’s Quality Market sells all the supplies necessary for the rugged area, including food,... Read More

Pop in for a cup of hot cocoa, made with organic sugar, milk, vanilla, and a scoop of ganache. Read More

One of the largest certified organic farms in the Northeast, this orchard was also one of the first to undergo the process of switching from... Read More

As part of the revitalization of Burlington’s waterfront, the city opened the ECHO Center in 2003 to celebrate, preserve, and promote Lake... Read More

In the rural Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, the Evansville Trading Post offers a rare venue for one-stop shopping. The large, red, barn-like building... Read More

On Elm Street, F. H. Gillingham & Sons stocks plaid woolen Johnson Mills hunting pants, wooden train whistles, and sleigh bells. Read More

Floyd’s General Store fits in well to the preserved, small-town, New England landscape in Randolph, Vermont. Managed by the Floyd family for thre... Read More

Behind its iconic marquee, the city’s largest theater has served many roles since opening in 1930 as a vaudeville house. Today, the Art Deco ... Read More

At the Hort Farm (as it’s locally known), students from the University of Vermont have conducted biological research for more than 60 years. At... Read More

The Rails-to-Trails movement of the 1990s opened miles of bike paths along the shores of Lake Champlain (and sometimes on it) and inspired the non... Read More

Proprietors David and Melanie Leppla twirl hot glass into fantastical shapes in their basement workshop, visible from the ground-floor showroom where... Read More

Mad River Glen is an obstinate throwback. It is owned cooperatively by shareholders whose vehicles are plastered with red-and-white ski it if you can... Read More

Although small, Middlebury College in western Vermont maintains a sterling reputation, and its museum of art is no different. Heavily used by students,... Read More

The 20-foot waterfall offers a stunning panorama of golden hardwoods. Read More

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