Vermont January 10, 2017
18 Things Every Vermonter Wants The Rest Of The Country To Know
Sometimes the best things come in small packages, and this is certainly true when it comes to the state of Vermont. That’s right, we might be small, but we sure have a lot to brag about! Here are a few things that everyone should know about VT before they make any judgments.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. We have the best foliage in the world.
It's no surprise that people travel from all over the world to check it out.
2. If you’re going to ski the east, Vermont has the best resorts.
The skiing here is awesome. Pure and simple.
3. There are mountains for days.
Nothing is quite like gazing out at the mountain views, and Vermont has stunning vistas all over.
4. Hiking? You got it!
Check out our article about
The Long Trail
which you can do in parts, or for the daring, all in one long hike.
5. Guaranteed clean highways.
You won't find any billboards polluting our scenery. They're illegal.
6. Even better country roads.
Take the long road home... or the road to nowhere. Either (and both) will be awesome.
7. Our covered bridges are better than yours.
Vermont has just over 100 authentic covered bridges, giving it the highest number of covered bridges per square mile in the United States.
8. The people are friendly.
Actually, everyone is friendly. Including the animals.
9. Vermont is one of the safest places in the USA.
Relax and take it all in... You're safe here.
10. We have a pet friendly state.
Our favorite four legged friends are a part of the family. Naturally, a birthday party will take place.
11. It’s also one of the happiest.
We love our way of life.
12. We don’t need big, generic box stores.
Everything we need can be found at our local country stores. Big shops? Don't need em!
13. Food doesn’t get much fresher.
Farm to table dining is the way to go.
14. Got milk?
Yes, the postcards don’t lie. You can see cows all over our beautiful countryside. We have more cows per capita than any other state
15. Got Beer?
Yup, we’ve got that too! We also have more breweries per capita than any other state. Read about
which has been rated one of the best in the world.
16. We’ve made some of the best things in the world.
If you've ever snowboarded, you know that it al started here.
17. We don't need to do anything fancy in the summer.
Our natural swimming holes are cool in every sense of the word.
18. Lastly, we want to tell the world:
Forget everything we just said. We like keeping Vermont to ourselves!
While we’re not ones to brag often, we’d like to add that
Vermont is number on at all of these things.