Welcome to the Green Mountains
The Green Mountains of Vermont are a popular vacation destination in New England drawing visitors from across America, Canada and beyond. They offer spectacular four-season recreational activities with a wide range of choices for relaxation, exploration and adventure all cradled within the stunningly beautiful natural surroundings.
Visitors enjoy the rich cultural heritage as well as the modern amenities at the famed ski resorts, pastoral country inns and B&B’s as well as the enjoyable pastimes of the Vermont countryside. Come hike the hundreds of miles of easy to rigorous mountain trails, many of which lead to rustic back-country camping spots. Enjoy some peaceful canoeing and kayaking on the crystal clear lakes and streams surrounded by rolling green hills. Or take a stroll through one or more of our picturesque towns’ centers featuring boutique and Vermont-made craft shops, cafes and restaurants.
The dining in the Green Mountains spans everything from white-linen Zagat-rated restaurants to casual bistros and hearty Vermont country diners – most all of which share the farm-to-table spirit that Vermonters have pioneered. Also, visit some of the craft brew pubs or specialized wineries found across the state for superb local refreshments.
Spanning the length of the Green Mountain State our mountains, valleys and lakes host scores of local and internationally renowned festivals and music venues from May right through to the fiery autumn colors in late October.
And with so much to do and see the Green Mountains offer a wide array of lodging options for every taste and preference – from camping and creek-side cabins to destination spas and classic resorts – you’ll discover your very own dream vacation right here in Vermont.