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Laura Peterson

Laura Peterson
Communications Director
Vermont Dept. of Tourism & Marketing
email: laura.peterson@state.vt.us
phone: 802.522.7323(m)

Featured News:

- Maple Festivals... Read more.

- March Events Calendar... Read more.

- February Events Calendar... Read more.

- Winter Trails Day... Read more.

- Shredding Trails on Two Wheels... Read more.

Oldies but Goodies:

Vermont Dept. of Tourism Kicks off Eighth Annual Apples to iPods Contest at Apple Orchards Statewide
Vermont's pick-your-own orchards offer a chance to win an iPod during the annual "Apples to iPods" promotion that kicks off this Sunday, September 14. Read More.

September Events Calendar
The state is primed to celebrate late summer with a harvest season full of charm, festivals and Fall Deals that beckon leaf-peepers and value-seekers alike. There’s much to do - with 80 events in the VermontVacation.com Travel Planner over Labor Day weekend alone. Read More.

Vermont Ramps up its Sports and Wellness Scene in 2014
Vermonters lead the nation in frequent exercise and this summer season, the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing (VDTM) invites all athletes and nature-lovers to come experience sports and wellness events in the Green Mountain State. Read More & Happy Training!

Vermont Soft Adventures Offer Fun and Excitement in a Beautiful Landscape
Whether high above the clouds or canyon deep, or traveling at fast speed or gently floating, there’s serious fun to discover in the world of soft adventures in Vermont. Find your favorite here.

August Events Calendar
Vibrant, active and memorable are just a few descriptions for the days ahead. Summertime festivities are abundant in Vermont’s lakes, mountains and towns. Read More.

July Events Calendar
With Vermont’s morning weather forecasted at a comfortable 66F and an abundance of featured July events (66), summer is in full swing across the Green Mountain State! Read More.

June Events Calendar
Upcoming festivities celebrate a variety of Vermont’s early summer traditions. Some events are playful, like fiddlehead picking competitions; others are enriching, like plein air festivals and history exhibitions. Read More.

Memorial Day Weekend Ushers in Vermont Tourism Summer Season
Studios, State Parks and Historic Sites open, plus farmers’ markets and sports proliferate Read More.

May Events Calendar
From Mother's to Memorial Day, May days see blooming and increased sunshine, as well as the opening of dozens of historic sites, state parks and seasonal attractions. Read More.

Vermont Restaurant Week Entices Epicureans and Fuels the Vermont Foodbank
The fifth annual Vermont Restaurant Week, April 25 to May 4, is an opportunity to sample locavore, farm-to-table cuisine that is perennially celebrated in national accolades and headlines. NEW: Dine & Stay Lodging Packages are available statewide.Read More.

Maple Season Serves Up Events, Packages & Pure Maple Indulgence. Info & video, plus maple photography to download. #VTMaple

April Events Calendar
April in Vermont is sweetened with festivities that celebrate a variety of Vermont’s spring-time traditions. Read More.

March Events Calendar
March in Vermont ushers in cultural events and outdoor celebrations of Vermont’s vibrant snowsports scene as well as springtime’s many maple festivities! Read More.

February Events Calendar
February may be a short month, but with evenings at cultural events to snowsports competitions and festivals, there’s no shortage of events to explore! Read More.

The Top 10 Topics and Stories of 2013 on VermontVacation.com
In the Green Mountains State, news on fall foliage, Vermont farmers and snowy adventures are perennial favorites; but there is so much more! This year, Vermont Tourism compiled a list of what you, our guests and residents liked the most. Read More.

January Events Calendar
The month of January is host to indoor cultural events and outdoor celebrations of Vermont’s vibrant winter sports scene. Read more.

Winter in Vermont: 2013-14 Season Update
Vermont is a true winter destination. Adventure and relaxation are found in abundance. Read More.


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