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Vermont | The Green Mountain State

State of Vermont
Photo/Art by Jim Donnelly

Vermont – classic New England amid mountains, farms, and wondrous lakes …

The mountains of Vermont are impossibly green—so much so that its name, given by early French explorers, literally translates as “Green Mountain.” Rolling fields highlight vintage red barns, and when all that green bursts into flaming color in autumn, Vermont’s white-clapboard and brick villages sparkle against that glorious backdrop. State of VermontMountain resorts like Stowe offer diversions long past ski season, while Rockefeller and Vanderbilt wealth has left its mark around the state for all to enjoy, with spectacular farm estates in Woodstock and Shelburne (where there’s also a museum with a unique collection of Americana). And although Vermont may be the only New England state not on the ocean, it has its own majestic Lake Champlain—and possibly its very own resident sea monster. From artisans’ galleries to maple treats, Vermont puts its own proud stamp on classic New England.

Vermont Destinations

  • The Essex Resort and Spa | Dog-Friendly Weekend in VT

    The Essex Resort and Spa | Dog-Friendly Weekend in VT

    My wife Brenda and I love to travel, but in the eight-and-a-half years since our English Springer Spaniel bounded into our lives, we have never taken him to a dog-friendly hotel. Brewski either sprawls across the back seat of our car on our trips to visit with family and friends...Read more

Vermont Articles

  • SLIDE SHOW: Winter in Vermont by Kevin Armstrong

    SLIDE SHOW: Winter in Vermont by Kevin Armstrong

    For more than 25 years Kevin Armstrong has been exploring and photographing Vermont for fun and relaxation. His favorite subjects are the varied landscapes, vista's and landmarks that are quietly nestled within the borders of the green mountain state. He has no favorite season but enjoys each one equally for...Read more

Jud's Journal

  • Vermont

    Listen as Judson Hale, Editor-in-Chief of Yankee Magazine, talks about his experiences with Vermonters and their unwavering common sense.
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In this issue: Winter in Vermont

  • Warm Up to Perfect Comfort Food
  • Keeping Timeless Crafts Alive
  • A Town That Loves Covered Bridges and Artists
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