5 Reasons to Visit Vermont this Spring
Do you want to experience Vermont in a way only Vermonter's know about? Here's a secret that very few people know: Spring is the time of year when Vermonters head to town and enjoy everything that visitors enjoy during the peak seasons. Why? Because the days are warm, the sap is flowing, the violets and wildflowers are blooming, the views are spectacular through the just-budding trees, our rivers are running strong and beautiful, and most importantly to Vermonters, there aren't any crowds. Here are five reasons why Manchester, Vermont is not to be overlooked this spring season!
1. Maple Syrup:
When warm days bring warm nights, the Vermont Maples’ sap starts flowing making for the peak of sugaring season in Vermont. Smell the sweet scent of boiling sap in the air through April as Vermont celebrates their definitive spring tradition. Join any of Manchester’s sugar makers and see how Vermont does syrup.
2. Fresh Farm Food and Produce:
Shop for pasture-raised meats, artisan cheeses, fresh dairy products, garden-fresh fruits and vegetables, breads and baked goods at any of Manchester’s local farms and farmers markets. Discover the fresh taste of Vermont’s best grass-fed meats at the Vermont Butcher Shop, and experience the delicious pesto basil loafs at Earth Sky Time farm.
3. Outdoor Exploring:
Beautiful Vermont spring days are ideal for outdoor adventure. Experience rafting or canoeing as rivers swell with newly melted snow, along with spring hikes along the Vermont country-side and verdant valleys to witness the states blooming violets and wildflowers. As the temperatures rise, ski down the slopes of Stratton Mountain for the best spring skiing you can find.
4. Manchester Designer Outlets
Visit the award winning Manchester Designer Outlets this spring and experience open-air shopping like never before. Find top designer brands nestled in beautiful boutique buildings at unbeatable outlet prices.
5. Experience Vermont the way Vermonters do:
As Vermont’s best kept secret, experience a Green Mountain State spring without the crowds and enjoy low rates at hotels, restaurants and shopping.
So do as the "in-the-know" locals in Manchester Vermont do - visit this spring. You won't be disappointed, because you'll get all of Vermont without the crowds and the peak season prices. See you soon!