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Trip Ideas to Inspire

BIRD’S EYE ISN’T THE ONLY POINT OF VIEW

However long you have to spend in Vermont, our itineraries are great resources for ideas and inspiration for exploring the Green Mountain State. For foodies, there's tasting tours for wine, beer, distilled spirits and cheese. Culture enthusiasts will relish artist studio tours, the Stone Trail, Civil War guide and guide to African American Heritage for a variety of perspectives. Palate to Palette is a delicious mash up of farm, food and the arts, while outdoor recreation, scenic drives, Vermont Byways, movies filmed in Vermont, walking tours and the birding guide lure you into Vermont's great outdoors. However you Vermont, let us help you find what you're looking for. 

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 helpful staff will provide a local recommendation.

arts

ARTS & HERITAGE

Vermont art is inspired by our state's natural beauty. Find scenes made famous in film, beautiful artwork and quality products and take a piece of Vermont home with you.

Bread and cheese

CULINARY

Vermont is home to some of the nation's finest award-winning makers. Treat your taste buds on this trail of delicious food and drink.

Mountain biking in Stowe, Vermont.

Recreation

From birding to hiking, and running to mountain biking, these trails are sure to test your endurance.

A line of porters in uniform.

African American Heritage Trail

Black Vermonters are an integral part of our state's history. Explore Vermont's Black history and meet Black people who shaped the nation along the African American Heritage Trail.

Morning hike during sunset

FIND YOUR VERMONT

Our stories hub is here to help you keep up with what’s going on in Vermont. Read about hidden gems across the Green Mountains and keep thinking Vermont.

Vermont Byways

Vermont by Road

Vermont’s 10 federally designated scenic byways will help you navigate the state and get the most out of your trip, helping you discover more.

Vermont Stone Trail brochure 2017.

The Vermont Stone Trail

Follow Vermont's Stone Trail and discover the history, art and culture that the granite, marble and slate mining industries infused in the Green Mountain State.

Cheese-maker at Plymouth Cheese.

How It's Made

A factory tour offers a birds-eye view into the making of your favorite Vermont products. Learn how Vermont ice cream, cheese, chocolate and more are produced.

Vermont's civil war history.

Vermont and the Civil War

Learn about Vermont's Civil War history. Visit museums, historic sites, and public memorials; explore preserved towns and villages, and hike local trails to learn about Vermont's role.

Families enjoying the Maple Festival in St. Albans, VT.

Family Vacations

The beautiful landscapes that make Vermont such a special place to visit provide the backdrop for memories of family trips that will last a lifetime.

Fall Hiking Trail Morning Overlook

FIND A NEW ADVENTURE

Think you’ve seen it all in Vermont? Think again - there's always more to discover. This collection of checklists and guides will help you find your next adventure.