The best places to stay, eat and visit to travel like a local in Middlebury, Vermont.

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Explore Vermont: August 2015 Events

With the impressive line-up of events in August in Vermont, it’s obvious we’re all  trying to get in as many outdoor activities before the arctic blast hits. Until snow flies, there are plenty of family friendly (and some not-so-family-friendly) events happening in the Green Mountain State. Here are some of my […]

The Swift House, Middlebury, Vermont

Swift House Inn, Middlebury, Vermont

The Swift House Inn, a historic property set on a rolling hill on the outskirts of downtown Middlebury, will always hold a special place in our hearts, as cliché as it might sound. After visiting and considering all of lodging options in Middlebury for our wedding night in October […]

Town Hall Theater - Middlebury, Vermont

Town Hall Theater, Middlebury, Vermont

Doesn’t it seem that the best presents are always the ones you would never buy for yourself? Listening to the Alt—a powerhouse trio of Irish and Scottish musicians—recently at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury, Vermont, was one of those experiences. When a family friend who hosts a Celtic radio show down […]

Double Dose at Otter Creek Brewing

Otter Creek Brewing, Middlebury, Vermont

Otter Creek Brewing (OCB) is my local watering hole and has been since I could legally drink. Back then, samples were free-flowing, and you could go behind the scenes on tours of the facility. Now, Otter Creek Brewing’s distribution is much greater and the beer much better (Copper Ale […]