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The Joys of  Spring Skiing

Words // Darcy & Dale Cahill Photos // Ben Sarle Tailgating may be reserved by many for football season, but in Vermont tailgating season begins on the first warm days in April and stretches until the final days ...

Adventures in Mycology

Words // Pamela Hunt Photos // Carlos Gallardo Photography Luna, a sturdy pit bull mix, and Derrick, a gangly adolescent Vizsla, raced up the trail, eager for whatever adventures they could find. Our group of nine ...

Small Towns, Large Talents

Words // Phyl Newbeck When we think about where to view art, we often think of college towns or obvious tourist destinations. A newcomer to Vermont might imagine that the best places to see local (and not-so-local) ...

What to do when Lake Champlain is Frozen

Words and Photos // Phyl Newbeck Lots of people flock to Lake Champlain in the summer for swimming, fishing and boating. What those people may not realize is there are a number of activities which are just as much ...

Smugglers’ Notch Ski Bars

Words // Darcy and Dale Cahill Photos // Craig Thomas After the last run of the day, it’s time to enjoy a warm, noisy bar and a cold beer with a bunch of other tired skiers. The Austrians started après ski long ...

Burlington’s Edible History: The Original Farm-to-Table Movement

Words // Pamela Hunt Photos // Alison Redlich Vermont has a reputation of being one of the least diverse states in the country. However, the history of immigration in Burlington, the Green Mountain State’s largest ...

Best State Parks  of the Fall

Words // Phyl Newbeck Photos // Courtesy of Vermont State Parks Sure, there are some Vermont state parks that are best visited in summer when the days are long and the water is warm. In fact, there are many that are ...

Foraging Season

Words and Photos // Darcy and Dale Cahill Many people believe that Vermont has only five seasons, summer, fall, winter, spring and mud. If you are a forager, seasons are defined by whatever wild edible is ready to ...

Traveling the Underground Railroad to Vermont

WORDS // PAMELA HUNT PHOTOS // Lindsay Raymondjack Mention the Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh to many Vermonters, and they’ll say, “Oh, I’ve driven by there for years. I should stop in someday.” From Route 7, ...

Vermont Maple: More than Syrup

words // Sadie Williams photos // Craig Thomas Vermont has long been known for its maple syrup, but recent years have seen an upswing in the production of other maple products, namely maple syrup and sap beverages. ...