Itineraries for Ideas and Inspiration
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And should you lose your way, or if you are looking for local advice on more places to visit you may want to stop at one of over fifty Vermont Ambassador Information Centers, where staff will give you a local recommendation.
African American Heritage Trail
For the stories of Vermont’s early African Americans citizens, this guide recommends museums and cultural sites, exhibits, films, tours and personal explorations. You'll meet teachers, storytellers, activists, ministers and legislators who made Vermont and the nation a better place for all.
Artist Studio Tours
Vermont is home to an impressive number of highly talented artists and craftspeople who open their studios to welcome visitors for conversation, demonstrations, browsing and sales. Learn more: Putney Craft Tour, Rock River Artists Open Studio Tour, and Vermont Open Studio Weekend.
All you have to do is stop, look, and listen. With a varied landscape of forests, meadows and water features, Vermont is a great location for viewing everything from large flocks of migratory birds to solitary song birds. Check out the Birding Trail for viewing areas, places to visit and birding events.
Filmed in Vermont
Take a “star-studded” road-trip discovering Vermont film history. Run through fall foliage with Forrest Gump, laugh along Lake Champlain with Jim Carrey in Me, Myself and Irene and reminisce with Diane Keaton at the Vermont Country Store in Baby Boom. There are dozens of locations and film festivals to explore.
Forest Heritage Trail
Vermont forests are rich in northern hardwoods, ideal for making fine wooden products. The Forest Heritage Trail helps visitors explore a centrally-located managed forest and visit a variety of woodshops and showrooms making fine furniture, hand-turned bowls, and wooden toys and games.
The Vermont Marble Trail is a driving tour along the geological marble corridor running the length of western Vermont. Visitors will find a wealth of historical, artistic and cultural experiences as they visit towns and villages where marble was quarried, manufactured and used in construction.
Vermont and the Civil War
Experience the fervor of Abolitionists, the bravery and dedication of Vermont's soldiers, and the drama of the northern-most land action of the Civil War. Visit museums, historic sites, and public memorials; explore preserved towns and villages, and hike local trails to discover Vermont’s Civil War history.
Vermont Culinary Experiences
Vermont’s scenic roadways lead to delicious, local cuisine by artisan chefs, creative food companies and passionate farmers.This six-day itinerary offers a sumptuous smorgasbord of Vermont agrarian and food experiences. Hungry for more? More Vermont culinary tours are at DigInVT.com.