This Week in Vermont
February 19, 2020
Visit a Maple Sugarhouse
Tour sugarhouses, sample syrup fresh from the tree and meet Vermont’s sugar makers during our sweetest time of year – sugaring season. Maple Open House Weekend 2020 is March 21 and 22.
Vermont Brewers Festival at Killington
Sip Vermont March 21 during the Vermont Brewers Festival at Killington Resort. More than 100 brews will be available including some festival only offerings. And if you’re coming from New York, Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express gets you slopeside and tapside. Book three days before the festival and save 20%.
Recharge in Vermont
Vermont, surrounded by mountain ranges, craft food and drink and solitude, is the perfect setting for a romantic getaway. Yankee Magazine suggests 10 spots for the perfect romantic trip. Think candlelight dining, yoga, massage, and locally made chocolates.
Ski and Ride the Six
Woodstock’s Suicide Six, 10 minutes outside the picturesque village, boasts the longest continually operating ski and ride school in the country and the nation’s first rope tow. With 24 trails, Suicide Six is peak family fun. Learn how to make the most of your trip.
Hit the (Fatbike) Trails
Pump up those fat tires and make the most of the winter season. Get tickets for East Burke’s Kingdom Trails, WinterBike Fatbike Festival Feb. 22. Over 26 miles of rolled single track await, as well as demos, group rides and delicious catering.
Learn the Clemmons Family History
Explore The Clemmons Family Farm, one of 22 official landmarks on the Vermont African American Heritage Trail, promotes learning about black history, arts and culture. The farm offers guided tours, educational talks, cooking lessons and family storytelling.
Find the 15 Top-Rated Attractions in Vermont
Don’t take our word for it, global travel website Planetware compiled their of the top tourist attractions in Vermont. Check out the list.
Choose Vermont, Win $5,000
Eyeing a Vermont college or university? Good instinct. Vermont’s colleges, universities and partners have come together to offer $65,000 in scholarship money to students who “Choose Vermont” and commit to attend school here. If you commit to Vermont by June 1, 2020 and register, you’ll be eligible to win a $5,000 scholarship from your new college. See you in class!
Bunk Up in a Cozy Town
Five cozy Vermont towns are profiled here, including surrounding areas full of beauty, fun and classic Vermont charm. Pick your next destination.
“Who Says We Don’t?”
Members of the Nubian Empire Ski Club are breaking down stereotypes that say people of color don’t enjoy skiing and riding. Read the full feature article from Ski Vermont.
All About the Après
Vermont’s skiing and riding is on point – and so is our après game. Check out Ski Vermont’s guide to off-slope activities once the lifts stop turning.
Win a Ski Vermont Poster
We want to see photos of your winter getaway to Vermont. Tag @vermonttourism and use the hashtag #wintervibesvt. Each week we’ll pick our favorite photo and the winner will receive a Ski Vermont Poster or passes for a FREE Ben and Jerry’s factory tour. We only have so many to give away but head to the Ski Vermont store and you can purchase one today!
Don’t Let the Cold Keep You In
Winter can be cold, but don’t let that keep you from heading outside. Check out Ski Vermont's tips for skiing in the cold and get after it.