Vermont's Essence

The narrow valleys of Vermont reveal a world of small farms, steepled villages, and friendly people.

The ingredients are local and the food is world class. Vermont is still a land of dairymen and women, sugarmakers, cheesemakers, and green thumb gardeners.

Let's do a sensory exercise. You're de-booting in the parking lot after a long, hard-riding day at your favorite Vermont resort. It's March. The sun is shining brightly, giving you...

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Twelve years ago, Dave Broderick—owner of two well-known bars in New York City—was making frequent forays to Vermont in search of little-known beers and farmstead cheeses. His...

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Icons and outcasts call Vermont home. Here they create fine art, music, craft, and theater that is extraordinary, ambitious, and utterly unique.

  Nancy Burroughs, one of the five artist partners who operates the Artisan’s Gallery in Waitsfield, surmises what it is about the Mad River Valley that attracts artists of all...

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In Vermont it's easy to escape and rejuvenate. Browse the aisles at our independent book stores, or indulge in an absolutely decadent spa experience. There's something for every taste.

As much as we’d all like to spend a few weeks at our favorite spa, often we only have a few days to decompress from our busy lives and restore balance to mind and body. In Vermont, the...

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