Sure, we sometimes dread the long Vermont winter season, but there is still so much to love. Beauty can be found everywhere, so be sure to look for the small details that warm your heart on cold days. Here are 21 reasons and 37 images that will remind you why we love winter in Vermont.
Each snowflake is unique and beautiful.
Light glistening on the icy flakes.
2. Snowy nights
No matter how hard the snow falls, the silence is captivating.
3. Iced Leaves
When different elements are combined, it's a vision of beauty.
Bridges take on a new look as the vivid colors turn to shades of grey. Pictured is the Hammond Covered Bridge in Pittsford.
5. Snow covered trees
And miles of blue skies.
Each branch delicately covered in snow.
6. Textures abound
Trees show signs of the harsh winters.
Look at the smile on this guy...
Strong and sturdy.
They're not afraid to jump right in.
They keep the smiles coming through the long winter days.
Even the snowmen have fun.
9. Warm drinks
Put your feet up and relax with a warm drink on a cold day.
10. Winter campfires
Fires in wintertime have a completely different feel than the rest of the year.
11. Fresh snow
The fluffy stuff is the best.
12. Ice designs
Pointy and stunning crystals everywhere.
Some brave ones stick out the Vermont winters.
Others leave empty nests behind.
14. Rushing rivers
15. Evening light
Warm and welcoming.
16. Winter shadows
Blue highs on the white snow.
17. Ice Caves
Don't miss a trip to check out the Wampa ice caves in Stratton this winter.
Don't look up!
18. Maple syrup season
The buckets are hung on the trees with care.
The smoke pours out of the chimney as the syrup is boiled.
Hard work and long hours, but the syrup is well worth the effort.
19. Winter sunrises
Sunrise over Mt. Mansfield.
Rays of light peek through the trees.
20. Winter sunsets
Different shades, same beauty.
Sunset over Lake Champlain.
The colors will always amaze you.
Winter walks are magical.
What is your favorite part about winter in Vermont? Please like and share with your friends who love the details.