Vermont Life

View from Mount Mansfield, Stowe Gondola

Travel Vermont: Your 2016 Vermont Bucket List

There are many reasons to visit Vermont. The cheese, the beer, the maple syrup, the foliage, the mountains, the peace and quiet, the calm—all things the Vermont brand has become known for. Maybe you’re eager to taste the craft beer trail, slip down our icy slopes or simply trade your hurried life for some R&R for […]

Finding Happiness in Vermont

What makes you happy? Not what you think makes you happy, but what makes you intrinsically happy? The moments when you smile from ear to ear, laugh until you cry? When you feel utterly content and at peace? It might seem like an easy question to answer: Your health. Family. […]

Winter in Vermont

Surviving Winter in Vermont

No matter where you live, the weather is always a subject for small talk. But in Vermont, the weather comes up in almost every conversation, especially when it’s mid-January and temperatures have been stuck in the bone-chilling negatives for weeks. People bitch gripe about their cars not starting. Icy […]

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 […]

Don't Jersey Vermont

“Don’t Jersey Vermont”

I remember when I first came to Vermont to visit Middlebury College, which is when my love affair with the Green Mountain state began. I was 16 or 17, and it was my first time ever in Vermont. Growing up in Princeton, there were Beemers and Audis in the parking […]