Vermont | The Green Mountain State
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. Mountain 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.
Killington, Vermont, might be the largest ski and snowboard destination in Eastern North America, but that’s not all it has to boast about. With more than 100 restaurants and bars and shopping options throughout the region, skiers, foodies, and shoppers alike can enjoy all that this ski town has to...Read more
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
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