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Vermont welcomes you for an open exploration of its peaks and valleys – as they reveal a world of small farms, bustling villages, peaceful pastimes and outdoor pursuits. Come to rest, rejuvenate and play – and definitely, come hungry.

Stories from Vermont:

Vermont Byways: The Best Route to "Meet" Vermont

There’s a network of roadways in Vermont that hug the mountains, delve into diverse landscapes and meet at the heart of downtowns. These are the roads through Vermont’s peaks and valleys that beckon you to slow down and open the windows to breathe it all in. Vermont’s 10 designated scenic byways range from 30 to 400 miles and include outdoor recreation as well as shopping, galleries and historic sites. Learn more at .

Vermont, the Healthiest State, is an Outdoors and Sports Paradise

Vermont is repeatedly ranked the Healthiest State in the U.S. From its high percentage of Olympic athletes and ample outdoor opportunities, it shows. Home to 223 mountains, its landscape is 76% forested. The variety of trees and especially the abundance of maple trees, produce Vermont’s beloved fall foliage red and orange vistas. Home to the nation’s oldest through-hiking trail, the Long Trail’s 273 miles welcome international hikers annually. Boaters and swimmers enjoy more than 7,000 miles of rivers and 800 lakes and ponds. With more than 50 ski areas, Vermont is the top visited and most established skiing destination in the Eastern U.S. Rail trails and mountain biking options exist all over the state for any level of bike rider. Explore all of these outdoor options and more at

Culinary Vermont: Food and Farm Tours Enrich Every Visitor’s Experience

Exploring Vermont’s food scene is a main ingredient on most visitors’ “To Do” list. Vermont holds its cheesemakers, sugarmakers, chocolatiers, brewers, vintners, and distillers in the highest regard. Vermont’s small towns are full of big flavor and connects you to Vermont food, wine, and brew experiences and tasting trails around the state. Learn more at

Vermont’s Fall Foliage is World Renowned

Vermont explodes with color every fall and the best way to stay up to date on our amazing foliage is to sign up for our weekly fall foliage report. We’ll give you the best spots to see amazing colors that week, videos featuring the VT Commissioner of Forest, Parks & Recreation, and other tips for exploring Vermont in the fall.

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