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  • 5 Craft Distilleries in Mountain Towns

    Plenty of mountain towns have craft breweries, but many now boast craft distilleries, too. Here are five such distilleries, where you can stop in for a tour and a taste of some good 'ole homegrown hooch.

    Posted by Jill Fergus on January 09, 2014 at 11:30:27 AM EST in Wine & Cocktails
  • 5 Best Old-School Ski Resorts

    There's something wonderfully comforting about an old-school ski resort. They're not hip, they're not cool, and that is precisely the point. Read on for five of our favorites.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on December 20, 2013 at 11:15:20 AM EST in Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • 8 Ski Resorts for All Types of Travelers

    Whether you're looking for a high-adrenaline adventure out on the slopes, the best spots for après-ski, or relaxing spa facilities for post-ski recovery, there's a perfect ski resort out there for you.

    Posted by Erin Gifford on November 19, 2013 at 11:32:48 AM EST in Travel Tips
  • What to Pack: Vermont

    Rustic ski lodges, snow-lined streets, and maple syrup as far as the eye can see... Embrace the winter wonderland that is Vermont in these chic packing picks.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on November 08, 2013 at 11:30:57 AM EST in Style
  • 9 Great Outdoor Adventures for Fall

    Winter may be for snow sports, and summer for swimming, but there is no shortage of outdoor activities for adventurous travelers come fall. Read on for nine great ways to "fall" into the great outdoors.

    Posted by Emily Saladino on October 15, 2013 at 10:34:32 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Outdoors
  • Where to Go in New England This Summer

    It's a good bet that when summer reaches sticky hot temps, you start hankering for a toes-in-the-sand weekend on a New England beach. We've rounded up where to go this summer, with a foodie focus.

    Posted by Donna Heiderstadt on July 08, 2013 at 4:26:31 PM EDT in Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • 7 Best Hikes in the US

    From coast to coast, our country has endless hiking trails through varied and wildly beautiful landscapes. From oceanfront to mountainside and from moderate to advanced, here are 7 top trails.

    Posted by Jessica Dupuy on June 24, 2013 at 4:43:16 PM EDT in Outdoors, Trip Ideas
  • Boutique, Foodie Hotel Opens in Burlington, Vermont

    From the steamed cider aromas that hit you in the lobby to the local ingredients served in the restaurant, everything about this new boutique stay is Vermont-born (and Vermont-proud).

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on May 24, 2013 at 8:56:10 AM EDT in News, Hotels
  • 10 Best Small Towns in America

    In a time when "authentic" is a travel buzzword, its America's small towns that are drawing in visitors with great local culture, noteworthy cuisine, outdoor offerings, and a low key charm that big cities can't match.

    Posted by Sandra Ramani on March 19, 2013 at 11:59:05 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • A Food Lover's Road Trip through Vermont

    Vermont is a food lover's heaven with farmers' markets, microbreweries, working farms, the Ben & Jerry's factory, and tons more. Here's the perfect Vermont road trip filled with culinary stops.

    Posted by Katherine Martinelli on March 15, 2013 at 5:08:30 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Olympic Skier Kaylin Richardson's Favorite Slopes

    Who better to point us in the direction of our new favorite ski destination than Olympic, World Cup, and National Alpine Champion skier Kaylin Richardson? She's skied virtually everywhere and has narrowed down her favorite slopes just for us.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on December 10, 2012 at 2:41:58 PM EST in Outdoors
  • Best US Ski Resorts for Families

    Many ski resorts will try to woo you with promises of fun on the slopes for every age. But not all have chocolate chip cookies on the mountain, kid-only gondolas, and free lift tickets for young ones. These top resorts do.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on November 16, 2012 at 5:19:10 PM EST in Outdoors, Family
  • Great Fall Foliage Trips Across the Country

    It's hard not to dread summer's end. That is, until you remember the technicolor season ahead. Trips like these—from California to Montana—fill the fall with fallen leaves and heaps of fun.

    Posted by Jordan Simon on August 27, 2012 at 6:26:42 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Outdoors
  • Best New England Food Festivals

    New England hosts a cornucopia of food festivals throughout summer and fall that pay tribute to local food and cuisine, from blueberries to lobster, and cheese to chowder. We've rounded up five of the most delicious celebrations honoring regional culinary delights, for an unforgettable taste of New England.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on April 24, 2012 at 1:49:32 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Last-Minute Easter Getaways

    It’s not too late to bunny-hop out of town for Easter weekend. We’ve rounded up some winning holiday packages, both on the home front and abroad, that will appeal to you and your kids alike for an Easter-inspired spring fling.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on March 23, 2012 at 11:20:13 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • 5 Best Resorts for Ski Trips this Season

    While the lack of snowfall across the U.S. and Canada has made this year's ski season less than ideal, a host of resorts are riding all-time highs when it comes to new amenities and adventures. From zipline tours, to a free fall waterslide, to old-fashioned sledding, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy on and off the mountain.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on January 25, 2012 at 2:28:20 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • 7 Best Post-Holiday Winter Festivals

    Festivals and carnivals featuring ice sculptures, sled dog races, sleigh rides, and more, give travelers a chance to join locals in fun, annual traditions. We've rounded up the best of the fests—from Vermont to Alaska—for you to consider while vacationing in your favorite winter wonderland.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on December 30, 2011 at 4:47:29 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • White Hot Winter Ski Deals

    Even though the formal start of winter is two full months away, now is the time to grab incredible early-season ski deals. Resorts across North America are rolling out tons of packages, and we've gathered the best so you can plan to hit the powder fast.

    Posted by Matt Villano on October 14, 2011 at 10:38:02 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • New England Fall Foliage Guide

    Every September and October, leaf peepers arrive to cruise along country lanes, join outdoor adventures, or simply stroll on town greens. We've got the basics to plan your trip, from tips to help predict the peak to downloadable Itineraries.

    Posted by Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb on September 20, 2011 at 12:52:41 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Where to Shop for Antiques and Crafts in New England

    In New England, shoppers can pick up serious antiques or quirky bric-a-brac in old mills and converted barns. Or hit funky galleries or annual craft fairs to meet artisans and buy one-of-a-kind products.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on July 28, 2011 at 12:50:46 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Shopping

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