Vermont is home to some of the best ski resorts in the East, including Mt. Snow, Haystack, Okemo Mountain, Stowe, Killington, Sugarbush, Magic Mountain, Bromley and Smuggler’s Notch.
Have you ever tried Chunky Monkey? How about Phish Food and Cherry Garcia? These are just a few of the ice cream flavours available at the famous Ben & Jerry’s Factory in Waterbury. Ben & Jerry’s produces some of the best ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet in the U.S., and you can buy it in almost any grocery store.
The Bennington Battle Monument, in Bennington, is a granite tower 306 feet high. It honors the colonists who defeated the British in the Battle of Bennington in 1777. The tower is one of the world’s highest battle monuments.
The Ethan Allen Homestead, along the Winooski River in Burlington, is the home of the Revolutionary War hero.
The Norman Rockwell Museum honors the famous American lifestyle painter at his home of several years in Rutland.
Goodrich’s Maple Farm, in Cabot, is Vermont’s largest sugarhouse and has been a family-run business since 1840. The farm boasts an award winning process of turning sap into syrup.
The Old Constitution House, in Windsor, is the building in which Vermont’s first constitution was written. This two-story frame house, which was originally a tavern, was built in 1772.
Smuggler’s Notch, near Stowe, is a wide gap between Mount Mansfield and the Sterling Mountains. The notch got its name during the War of 1812, when smugglers brought goods through the notch from Canada to Boston.