7 Cool And Calming Hikes To Take In Vermont To Help You Reflect On The Year Ahead

With the new year already here, it’s the perfect time to take long, calming hikes to reflect on all that transpired in the passing year, along with looking forward to what’s to come in the present year. To help you reach a peaceful state of mind — in order to ponder the year ahead with clarity, embark on these idyllic and serene hikes throughout Vermont.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

These seven hikes are great to take this winter to contemplate the new year in front of us. No matter how long you wish to hike or what your ideal trail difficulty is, there is sure to be a hike in this list for you. Tip: make sure to bring ice traction spikes — trails can be icy and snowy.

What are your favorite trails to take in the winter to feel peace of mind? Did we leave any off the list? Let us know and share a comments.

Address: 352 Mountain Rd, Underhill, VT 05489, USA
Address: Waterbury Village Historic District, VT 05676, USA
Address: VT-125, Ripton, VT, USA
Address: Westmore, VT, USA
Address: Glen Rd, Manchester, VT 05255, USA
Address: Owls Head, Dorset, VT 05251, USA
Address: Bennington, VT 05201, USA