Vermont is one of the oldest states in the Union and also one of the least populous, but that doesn't mean it lacks for things to do! Dubbed les verts monts (a.k.a. "the green mountains") by Frenchman Samuel Champlain, this Northeastern state is truly verdant. Green hills give way to mountains and cascading waterfalls. The cozy state, which borders New Hampshire to the east, Massachusetts to the south, and New York to the west, is the quintessential outdoor-lover's mecca, and boasts many attractions for anyone who stays at one of our warm and welcoming Vermont vacation rentals!
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A gorgeous state known for its natural beauty year-round, springtime and summertime in Vermont are truly a sight to behold! Regardless of which of our many vacation rentals you decide on or where in Vermont you chose to stay, you'll find green trees everywhere you look and the bustling cities are filled by locals and tourists alike.
With 200 miles of pristine coastline and breathtaking mountain views, the scenic Lake Champlain Islands are the perfect place to escape the summer heat. Known for its history and strategic use during the War of Independence, this region is now a tourist mecca, thanks to its beautiful beaches and laid-back vibe.
"Freedom and Unity," the state motto, comes to life in Vermont's historic cities! In the lovely capital of Montpelier, one can stroll through city parks on the banks of the winding Winooski River. Burlington is the state's largest city and boasts art galleries, performance spaces, and the Green Mountain Audubon Center, among other attractions.
From sprawling green forests to pristine coastline, Vermont promises picturesque views throughout the year. However, the sight of the fall foliage in Vermont is guaranteed to take your breath away! Almost three-quarters of Vermont is covered by forests so, as the leaves change color on the famous Maple trees, the entire state seems to explode in shades of red, orange, and yellow.
In addition to the natural beauty, you'll find that autumn in Vermont brings a variety of festivals, events, and activities that allow you to really celebrate the season. From harvesting apples near Lake Champlain to visiting family-friendly pumpkin patches and corn mazes, everyone will find the perfect way to enjoy this special season and the beauty of the outdoors!
The greenest state becomes the whitest state when winter descends! From skiing to snowboarding and nordic skiing to snowshoeing, outdoor enthusiasts will be delighted by the selection of almost 20 world-class ski resorts that Vermont offers. The mountain resort town of Killington is famous for a plethora of downhill options for skiers and snowboarders alike! After spending the afternoon on the slopes or enjoying a peaceful snowshoe trek through a silent forest, sipping warm hot chocolate in the comfort of your own vacation home is the perfect way to warm up.
Known for its delicious maple syrup, vibrant history, and famous ski resorts, the state of Vermont offers an experience unlike any other. Whether this is your first visit to this Northeastern state or your regular vacation spot, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the variety of activities, friendliness of the locals, and awe-inspiring natural beauty that Vermont offers.
For a quintessential slice of New England life, plan a stay in one of our Vermont vacation rentals today!