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You've probably heard of Lake Champlain. But - have you heard of kitesurfing? If you haven't yet, Vermont is where it's taking off -  metaphorically and (quite undeniably) literally!   Kitesurfing, otherwise known as kiteboarding, is what's generally known as a surface water sport...
07/03/2014
In the language of Vermont's original peoples, the word Abenaki means “People of the Dawn Lands", or "People of the Dawn".     From today's modern standpoint, the name has a coincidental double meaning: the arrival of the Abenaki was also the dawn of Vermont's human his...
07/03/2014
The Stand-Up Paddleboard Race Series is kicking off all summer long in Vermont! Our last post was about water sports as well, but when we saw this, we just couldn't resist!   Paddleboard Racing is riveting good fun, safe, and a fantastic way to enjoy Vermont's incredible Lake Champlain to...
07/01/2014
Vermont's water sports and waterways offer some of the most timeless, classic and fun ways to enjoy the outdoors!   Vermont is most commonly associated with rolling green mountains, vibrant fall foliage, healthy farms and organic maple syrup - but it's also home to thousands of rivers, st...
06/30/2014
Blue Paddle Bistro, the five-star winning South Hero eatery owned by Mandy Hotchkiss and Phoebe Bright, is inviting everyone far and wide to help give back to the community. It's an incredible effort that will be a delight to all the senses!     Over the next nine months, the top notch Vermon...
06/27/2014
Vermont is extremely well known for its maple syrup, award-winning cheeses, wineries, and nationally-acclaimed microbrews. Vermont also has its share of supreme chocolatiers, and chocolate enthusiasts from around the world are descending into the Green Mountains for a taste of something extraordi...
06/26/2014
Vermont has been garnering national attention for it's fantastic microbrews, but it's also home to an incredible (and growing) wine industry. Award-winning grape varieties such as Marquette, Frontenac, and La Crescent all thrive in Vermont's four-season climate, and they're regula...
06/25/2014
Vermont farms are not just hubs of activity for conservation and organic agriculture, they're also a booming part of the Vermont hospitality industry!     It all began in the 1800's - when a weary traveler found himself at the end of a very long day without a hotel. A kind farmer offered ...
06/24/2014
The Essex Memorial Day Parade unfolded in bright colors and impassioned cheers on Saturday, May 24th, at the Five Corners in Essex Junction Vermont!   Vermonters are dedicated in supporting our country's veterans. One of the many ways Vermonters show their appreciation of our nation's bra...
06/23/2014
Vermont's culinary arts are being hailed as some of the best in the Northeast, if not the nation, as many newspapers will tell you - and as tastebuds are confirming! Award-winning restaurants and varieties of microbrews are as commonplace as our maple trees, but no less treasured for their ev...
06/20/2014
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