The Best things to do in


Yes, Vermont is one of the smallest states, both geographically and by population, but it’s got a lot going for it. Here are some of the best things to do!


- Visit an ancient coral reef - Hike a section of the Long Trail - Ride your bike on the Island Line Rail Trail - Hike to a waterfall - Visit a national historic park


- Visit Quechee Gorge - Ski the East - Bring your dog to Dog Mountain - Go to the Orvis Fly Fishing School - Cool off in a swimming hole - Ride the Kingdom Trails

Art and Culture

- Visit the Robert Frost Musem - Check out the largest collection of Grandma Moses paintings - Catch a show at the Flynn Center - Stay in an Art Deco hotel

Art and Culture

- Visit Vermont's largest outdoor sculpture park - Check out the Shelburne Museum - Attend a Vermont Symphony Orchestra Concert - See the Rutland murals

History and Science

- Visit the only Revolutionary War Battlefield in Vermont - Go to the Montshire Museum of Science - Explore more than 100 covered bridges - Visit the homes of two former presidents

History and Science

- Tour the largest open-pit granite quarry in the world - Visit Vermont’s oldest town, incorporated in 1735 - Visit the former estate of Robert Todd Lincoln

Animals and Agriculture

- Camp on a Vermont farm - Visit baby animals in the spring - Visit the Morgan Horse Farm - Explore the Vermont Maple Museum

Eating and Drinking

- Take a tour at Ben & Jerry's - Go on a Lake Champlain dinner cruise - Stay on a vineyard in South Hero - Take a class at King Arthur Baking Company

Special Events

- Strolling of the Heifers in Brattleboro - Maple Open House Weekend - Burlington Discover Jazz Festival - Bennington Battle Day - Quechee Balloon Festival

Road Trips 

- Drive over the floating bridge - Drive through Smuggler's Notch - Take in the view from Hogback Mountain - Go to the Sunset Drive-in

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