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The Ride for Ryan Mountain Bike Festival is hitting the trail in spades (or should we say, in spokes?) on Saturday, August 9th, 10 am - 7 pm in Williston, Vermont!The Flyin Ryan Hawks Foundation was developed to "inspire young people to live each day, all day, and never stop exploring life, to ex...
Vermont is an undisputed, world-renowned destination for the enduring, classic sport of mountain biking, with top amenities locally available for riders of all ages and abilities. Vermont has an estimated 1,000 miles of "single track" mountain bike trails, ranging from rocky, rooty earth to soft ...
Paddlesurf Lake Champlain this summer, and experience the lake in an entirely different, completely exquisite way!     Paddle surfing - or Stand Up Paddleboarding - is becoming big in the media, with Huffington Post recently covering a private lesson with one of the renowned instructors at Paddle...
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 that combines e...
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 history, beginning 12,900 year...
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 together! ...
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, streams, p...
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 Vermont is...
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...
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 regularly producing ch...

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