Activities

From beer and music festivals to art hops, activities and events in the state of Vermont to travel like a local.

Vermont Fall Drives- Molly Stark Byway

Scenic Fall Drives in Vermont

I love road tripping. I always have. It probably dates back to when I drove cross country to Montana to work at a luxury dude ranch (hello Triple Creek Ranch) when I was 18. My dad drove out with me in my Burnt Orange Pearl Honda Element. It […]

Mothers Day Activities in Vermont

Best Mother’s Day Activities in Vermont

When I was growing up, Mother’s Day was all about brunch. We would put on our frilly, pastel dresses and spend what felt like hours waiting in diners to have a mediocre brunch to celebrate Mom. But, it’s what my mom and grandmom always wanted to do. We would create […]

Things To Do in Vermont This Spring

5 Things to Do in Vermont This Spring

It’s hard to believe we survived another winter in Vermont. And another mud season has nearly come and gone… I may be on an island on my own, but winter seems to speed up every year. Before we know it, the first signs of new life are popping up […]

Best Vermont Cheese

Vermont’s Cheese Trail: The Best Cheese in Vermont

You know you have a problem when one of the vegetable bins in your fridge is dedicated to Vermont cheese: aged cheddar, extra sharp cheddar, kid-approved mild cheddar, vintage cheddar, alpine cheddar… cheese slices, cheese shreds, cheese snackers. You get the point. See, I have what some might think is a […]

Visiting Vermont: 2017 Vermont Bucket List

Visiting Vermont: Your 2017 Bucket List

Visiting Vermont this year? Here’s your 2017 bucket list for exploring Vermont like a local. Every year, I try to play tourist in my own backyard and explore new-to-me places in Vermont as much as possible. There are so many hidden gems in the Green Mountain State that I’ve […]

Best Beer Destinations in Vermont

Around the end of January, RateBeer announces their awards for best new brewers, best beers in the world, best beers by style, best beer destinations, and so on. Every year, Vermont is being recognized more extensively for the seriously good craft beer being produced throughout our great state. In 2017, a whole […]

Simon Pearce Restaurant, Valentine's Day in Vermont

Where to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Vermont?

Recommendations for Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Vermont Oh, Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re in the love-it or hate-it category for Valentine’s Day, consider going beyond the chocolate, flowers, and material things this year. Instead, experience something new together and make a lasting memory with your significant other. (Although really, a box […]

Briliant Massage Therapy - Burlington, Vermont

Brilliant Massage Therapy, Burlington, Vermont

I’m a high-stress, tense, go-go-go individual. I always have been and, I suspect, I always will be. I’m happiest (and most efficient and most fulfilled) when I have numerous competing interests in my life: work, freelance work, blogging, travel, being an attentive partner and dog momma, keeping in […]

Stowe Brewers Festival Vermont

Summer Events in Vermont

The sudden pop of leaves and blooms this week has me jonzing for full-blown summer. Cold beer, time on the lake and in the garden, and copious Vitamin D are on all my checklist for making the most of this summer, along with a host of summer events in […]

Lawsons Finest Liquids

Meet Sean Lawson: Lawson’s Finest Liquids

It’s a big day for craft beer in Vermont. Lawson’s Finest Liquids announced this morning that they will be opening a larger brewery, tap room and retail space in Waitsfield, Vermont, in the next year or so. Since Lawson’s start in the Mad River Valley eight years ago, locals and visitors […]