Ripton General Store Sign, Ripton, Vermont

Ripton General Store, Ripton, Vermont

Vermont’s General Stores pique my interest… you never know what you’re going to find when you step inside. We always stop at Country Stores when we’re travelling around the state to see what kind of unique things we can find collected under one roof. General Stores in Vermont have so […]

Sample Tray at Trapp Lager Brewing, Stowe, Vermont

Craft Breweries in Vermont

The state of Vermont might be small, but beer is big here; currently there are 34 craft breweries in the Green Mountain state. According to the Brewer’s Association state craft beer production and sales data from 2013, Vermont boasts 6.38 breweries per 100,000 people (ranking first nationally). In 2013, […]

Mad River Barn from the Front

Mad River Barn, Waitsfield, Vermont

Located 1.7 miles from Mad River Glen, Mad River Barn is a destation for skiiers (and non-skiiers like me) alike. The current owners, Andrew and Heather, recently underwent a huge renovation, and they’re about to experience their first foliage season with the inn and restaurant. Mad River Barn is really gorgeous […]

Douglas Orchards, Shoreham, Vermont

During summers in college, I lived on the coast of Maine and raked blueberries for $.18 a pound… and for the experience of it (although I swear my back will never be the same). I was never serious about picking berries in Vermont until this summer. Now I’m the proud owner of […]