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03/27/2015
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Spend a day at the Rutland County Farmers Market

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Do you enjoy fresh, locally grown food? Then you will love the Rutland County Farmer’s Market. It is the oldest farmers market in the state and one of the only markets that strictly sells products that are grown or made directly by them.  The market is located only about a 30 min. drive away from us! The Market is open from May until November at Depot Park in Downtown Rutland. However, make sure to note that the market is only open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and

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03/20/2015
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Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont

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Without thinking too much about it in specific terms, I was showing the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed. —Norman Rockwell   Born in New York City in 1894, Norman Rockwell always wanted to be an artist. He found success early and earned his first commission before his sixteenth birthday. By age 22, Rockwell painted his first cover for The Saturday Evening Post, the magazine considered by Rockwell to be the “greatest show window in America.” Over the next 50 years, a total of 321

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03/14/2015
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Searching for A Weekend Getaway from Boston?

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Dreaming of a quick getaway? Pack your bag for the weekend and head up to the Green Mountain State. Only a 2 hour and 40 min drive from Boston, Killington, Vermont really knows how to deliver romantic weekend getaways from Boston. A small ski village surrounded by snowy peaks in the heart of the mountains, it is the perfect vacation destination all year round. Hit the slopes for the winter powder, the mountain’s hiking and biking trails in the summer or the breathtaking autumn foliage in the fall. There’s so

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