The 6th smallest state in the US is also one of its most beautiful. Vermont, located in New England and flanked by Lake Champlain, is a top spot to visit in every season. You like maple syrup? Vermont has it! It is the #1 producer of maple syrup in the country. The state capital, Montpelier is the smallest capital in the United States with a population of under 8000. A major attraction in Vermont are the Green Mountains, with plenty of hiking and biking trails for all skill levels.
Some very famous brands are also based in Vermont like the Ben & Jerry’s Factory (take a tour and try their flavor of the month, you won’t be disappointed!) Burton snowboards, and Cabot Creamery.
For those looking to visit the beautiful state of Vermont, why not try out these popular vacation areas:
Stowe: Spend the winter in Stowe on Mount Marshfield (the highest point in Vermont) skiing, snowshoeing, curling up next to a roaring fire, and enjoying beautiful views.
Killington: There are 71 miles of ski trails in Killington powdered by 250 inches of natural snowfall per year. Skiing not your thing? 180,000 bottles of Long Trail beer are consumed yearly in the town.
Manchester: Travelers looking for nightlife in Vermont could do well visiting Manchester where the nightlife is buoyed by nearby St. Anselm’s college.
Montpelier: The Capital of Vermont The adventurous traveler should raft down the challenging Winooski River. For the more artistic, Montpelier also offers a number of cultural pursuits, from numerous galleries and museums to the gold-domed State House. Fun fact: it is the only state capital that does not have a McDonalds located in it.
Experience Vermont like a local by staying in a vacation rental instead of a hotel or motel. With amenities and privacy of home, plus a cheaper rate on average, you can stay right on the mountain for a fraction of the price.