Known for its verdant landscapes and incredible fall colors, Vermont also boasts incredible hiking and backpacking...as well as some of the best skiing on the East coast.

Top Spots

Hike to the Camel's Hump Summit

Duxbury, Vermont

6.8 mi / 2600 ft gain

Camp on Mount St. Catherine

Poultney, Vermont


Hike Mt. Mansfield via the Long Trail

Stowe, Vermont

4.8 mi / 2800 ft gain

Hike to the Camel's Hump Summit via the Burrows Trail

Huntington, Vermont

4.8 mi / 2300 ft gain

Camp at Quechee State Park

Hartford, Vermont


Explore Smugglers' Notch

Stowe, Vermont


Hike to Vermont's Sterling Pond

Cambridge, Vermont

2.2 mi / 965 ft gain

Photograph Moss Glen Falls

Granville, Vermont


Hike to Bingham Falls

Stowe, Vermont

0.5 mi

Places to stay

Killington, Vermont

Killington Grand Hotel

From $500 / night

Chittenden, Vermont

Chittenden Brook Campground

From $15 / night

Peru, Vermont

Hapgood Pond

195 Mountain Top Road, Vermont

Deer Run

From $550 / night

Townshend, Vermont

Townshend Lake Day Use Area

Reading, Vermont

Peaceful Alpine Cottage Retreat with Mountain View

From $127.50 / night

Guides and stories

Visit the Most Beautiful Waterfalls in Vermont

Tara Schatz

Explore the Mountains of Vermont on a Route 100 Road Trip

Tara Schatz

Top 5 Adventures in Vermont

The Outbound Collective

Winter Camping Recipe: Fire Charred Eggplant Sabich

Emily Hlaváč Green

Life on the Long Trail: An Expedition through Vermont's Green Mountains

Aaron Ibey

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