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mount peg in Woodstock, VT

Explore the Stunning Trails at Mount Peg in Woodstock, VT

About 30 minutes outside of Killington is the quaint town Woodstock. Though Woodstock is small, its residents are passionate about environmental preservation and protection. Nowhere is this clearer than Mount Peg, a small hiking spot right outside of the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park. Once used as a country club, Mount Peg in Woodstock, VT is […]

Hildene

Why You Need to Check Out Hildene

Lovers of history and architecture should not miss Hildene on their next trip to Killington, VT. Hildene, also known as the Lincoln Family Home, is the former summer home of Robert Todd Lincoln, the eldest son of President Abraham Lincoln. The home is located in Manchester, Vermont, which is an hour outside of Killington. The […]

Peregrine Falcon

Everything You Need to Know About the VINS Nature Center

If you’re looking for an activity that’s sure to please all the nature lovers in your family, look no further than VINS Nature Center. VINS, short for Vermont Institute of Natural Science, is a nonprofit organization. Its focus is on environmental education, research, and avian rehabilitation. Their headquarters, the VINS Nature Center, is located about […]

Two little children playing with toys at the Montshire Museum of Science

5 of the Coolest Attractions at the Montshire Museum of Science

Are you interested in science and technology? If so, a trip to the Montshire Museum of Science should be in your plans! This hands-on museum is located in Norwich, Vermont and features more than 140 exhibits relating to the natural and physical sciences. It’s one of the busiest museums in New England and has attracted […]

Violin used by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Your Guide to the Best Vermont Symphony Orchestra Events

Are you a fan of orchestral, choral, or chamber music? If so, you need to attend a concert by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra! It’s the oldest state-assisted orchestra in the country and presents around 40 live shows each year. Whether in a historic building or beautiful outdoor venue, the Orchestra provides affordable, high-quality performances to […]

Simon Pearce glassblowing

Why You Need to Experience Simon Pearce Glassblowing

If you have an affinity for glassware and pottery, chances are you’ve heard of Simon Pearce. This prominent Irish-American designer creates gorgeous pieces for everyday use. He’s worked with notable glassmakers all over Europe and even opened a U.S. factory in Quechee, Vermont. Situated on the scenic Ottauquechee River, the Simon Pearce flagship store offers a […]

Woodstock Farmers Market

The Best Things to Explore at the Woodstock Farmers Market

No matter what time of year you visit Killington, you can count on one special constant: the Woodstock Farmers Market. Open year-round, the Woodstock Farmers Market is a community hub, and the staff, farmers, and other shoppers will welcome you! This lively market offers everything you need to stock your vacation pantry, with the added […]

Woman exploring one of the best Green Mountain hiking trails

4 of the Most Scenic Green Mountain Hiking Trails

Whether you live or play in Vermont, residents and visitors alike all seem to share a sense of adventure. Our beautiful state offers everything from skiing in the winter season to bungee jumping in the summer! While there are plenty of fun things to do, we highly recommend taking a hike. Picturesque mountain views and […]

Group of friends enjoying Tweed River Tubing

Everything You Need to Know About Tweed River Tubing

No summer vacation in Vermont is complete without a trip to Tweed River Tubing. Situated on the White River in Stockbridge, VT, this tube rental company is perfect for those who want to beat the heat. Cars with Massachusetts and Connecticut license plates come in droves to spend the day floating down the river, with […]

Cheese from the Crowley Cheese factory tour

3 of the Best Reasons to Take a Crowley Cheese Factory Tour

Did you know that the Crowley Cheese Company is the oldest indigenous manufacturer of cheese in the United States? The factory was built in Mt Holly, Vermont in 1882, and it’s delicious dairy began to reach the shores of Maine and the streets of Manhattan soon after. Now visitors can take a Crowley Cheese factory […]