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Vermont Travel

Welcome to Vermont, the Green Mountain State!

Vermont is located in the northeastern quadrant of the United States within the New England region, bordered by Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire and Canada.

This is the 6th smallest state by area and the only state in New England that does not border the Atlantic Ocean.

Capital: Montpelier

Population: About 640,000

Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Bright fall colors in New England at Sleepy Hollow Farm
Sleepy Hollow Farm during the fall season

Vermont Travel Highlights

Vermont is known for its natural beauty, especially the areas surrounding the Green Mountains. In this state you will find scenic hiking trails, breathtaking landscapes, wooden bridges as well as plenty of skiing and snowboarding.

If you are a foodie, be sure to indulge in home made maple syrup, cheddar cheese as well as Ben and Jerry’s ice cream.

There are no National Parks in Vermont, but there is a National Historic Park and many State Parks worth visiting.

  • Quechee State Park
  • Smugglers’ Notch State Park (Mount Mansfield)
  • Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
Where Are Those Morgans Best Places to Visit in Vermont
  • Stowe
  • Burlington
  • Hildene
  • Lake Champlain
  • Various year-round ski resorts
  • Green Mountain National Forest
  •  Bennington Battle Monument and Museum

Keep in mind this small list just scratches the surface, but you can read about more things to do in Vermont here.

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White church in Stowe Vermont during fall
The gorgeous city of Stowe

Best Cities To Visit In Vermont

There are numerous cities in Vermont worth adding to your travel bucket list. We love the charming towns and villages in this state which boast stunning historical buildings.

Below we have listed our popular ‘things to do’ guides from beautiful cities in the Green Mountain state:

  • Burlington – Hugging the Eastern shores of Lake Champlain, this the most visited town in Vermont. 
  • Manchester – This small yet attractive town is located in the heart of Southern Vermont’s beautiful Green Mountain National Forest.
  • Woodstock – This tiny town epitomizes a captivating and quintessential New England village.
  • Stowe – This quaint town is located at the base of Mount Mansfield, the tallest peak in the enchanting Green Mountains and the entire state of Vermont.
Bright colors of autumn leaves in Vermont
Bright Fall colors in New England

Stunning Fall Foliage

Autumn in New England is magical. The northeast is a prime location for leaf peeping and a trip we highly recommend you experience at least once in your lifetime.

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