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    Hiking at Merck

    Summer Hiking

    “Hikers find unparalleled views on roads less traveled” Vermont is home to over 700 miles of hiking trails, and hundreds of miles of quaint back roads that seem to call your name. Many of Southern Vermont’s trail systems deliver you to unspoiled places with grand, sweeping views. Here are some of our top recommended day […]

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    Marble House Project Benefit

    Marble House Project Benefit August 1st, 2015 Come celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Charles Downing Lay Gardens and join us as we build a sustainable, edible and productive new garden for the next 100 years. Japanese Ikebana flower arranging and Koto music performance at 4pm Farm to Ballet performance starts at 5:15pm Food, drinks, festivities […]

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    Manchester StreetFests – June 19 and July 17

    Kick off the summer festival season this Friday, June 19 (and July 17) in downtown Manchester with the first Streetfest of summer. Main Street will be filled with flavorful food, lively entertainment, unique vendors, and family-friendly entertainment. Bring your appetite and experience Vermont’s craft brews with Northshire Brewery, paired with BBQ pork sandwiches and wings […]

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    12 Things to Do in Vermont This Summer

    After a rather brutal winter, I’m looking forward to sticking around the Green Mountain State this summer. Between January and March, I sometimes question my sanity for living here. But when summer arrives in Vermont, I find it nearly impossible to leave. If you’re visiting Vermont this summer, you’ll find plenty to do — hiking, […]

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    6 Vermont Dirt Roads to Hike in Mud Season

    After a long, cold, and relentless winter in New England, we’re all eager to be outside. Still, even though it’s officially spring (yes, it snowed last night), we’ll still have to wait until Memorial Day Weekend before major hiking trails in Vermont’s higher elevations are open to the public. Spring, also known in Vermont as […]

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