Vermont vacations aren't meant entirely for sitting around. Get out there and have some fun!
One of the best parts of Vermont is that we have it all, and so close by. Choose an adventure below to learn more about the many recreational opportunities offered year round in Vermont.
PLAN YOUR VISIT
Find guides and information to Vermont's beautiful outdoors.
Outdoor Adventures in February
Biking, skiing and skating are just a few of the ways to take advantage of the winter wonderland Vermont turns into when it snows. Get outside and enjoy some socially distanced winter fun this February.
Hiking in the winter affords one-of-a-kind views, as well as serenity and the feeling of accomplishment that comes along with being one with the elements. Learn how to safely hike in Vermont’s winters.
A Guide to Skiing in Vermont
Regardless of your experience level, there is a mountain calling your name.
Seven Skating Spots in Vermont
From a 4.5-mile open-air skating trail in Fairlee to a rink with outdoor fireworks, find seven of the state’s most beautiful ice skating spots as you plan your winter.
Discover Cross-Country Skiing
Cross-country skiing is a whole new way to enjoy the outdoors. With trails for all ability levels and the scenic beauty of the Northeast Kingdom, Craftsbury Outdoors Center has the goods.
Rikert Nordic Center Welcomes Athletes
The cross-country ski lifestyle offers the chance to appreciate solitude and the outdoors. Take in the views this season at Rikert Nordic Center.
Seven Vermont Sledding Spots
It doesn’t get more traditional than speeding down a Vermont sledding hill. Explore seven of Vermont’s sledding spots and find one to enjoy with your family this season.
Go with the Flow
Clear Water Sports helps travelers find their way along the mellow Mad River in tubes and kayaks. Go for a guided tour and enjoy the flow of the river. Just remember to bring shoes.
Ride the Waves in Burlington
Families and friends gather at the Burlington Surf Club to ride the waves, go for a paddle or just enjoy the beauty of a Vermont summer.
ADVENTURE RIDING IN VERMONT
Three thumbs up for motorcycling tours through the Green Mountains.
Shred Vermont’s Trails
Mountain biking in Vermont offers an immersive outdoor experience and the chance to leave behind the ordinary. Inside this month’s Staytripper, learn about Vermont’s trails, watering holes and two-wheeled adventure.
Enjoy a Vermont Summer
Vermont is a four-season destination. If you're used to seeing the state covered in snow, here are some ways to enjoy it in summer.
Paddling Adventures in Vermont
Paddling in Vermont is a great way to enjoy the solitude and beauty of the great outdoors. Get tips for your next paddling excursion with Vermont weekly Seven Days and two women who’ve made a lifestyle on the water.
Outdoor Fall Adventures
Fall is one of the best times to enjoy Vermont’s outdoor offerings, with cooler temperatures and beautiful foliage views. From nature walks to foliage hikes, here are some great ways to enjoy the great outdoors in the fall.
A Summer Trip to Stowe
Back to Stowe, Vermont for mountain biking action.
PADDLING THE LAMOILLE RIVER
Go along with Seven Days and Vermont Canoe and Kayak as they take Vermonters and visitors on a paddling excursion on the beautiful Lamoille River, then plan to give it a try yourself.
Upper East Side RoadRUNNER
Join Geoff and Meredith Drake as they tour through Vermont and beyond, on two wheels.