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Waitsfield, VT
(range: 2 miles)
Mad River Glen is a ski areas located in the town of Fayston which is part of the Mad River Valley in Vermont. A ski area like no other, a place where skiing is still a sport, not an industry. It’s America’s only cooperatively owned mountain, dedicated to protecting and preserving the unique ski experience. (This excerpt taken from the Mad River Glen website)
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Warren, VT
(range: 4 miles)
Sugarbush Resort is a four-season mountain resort overlooking the Mad River Valley of central Vermont. With unparalleled recreational opportunities including skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, and golf, Sugarbush offers guests an authentic Vermont recreational experience. (This excerpt taken from the Sugarbush website)
Waubanaukee Indians first named it "Tah-wak-be-dee-ee-wadso" or Saddle Mountain. Samuel de Champlain's explorers in the 1600's called it "lion couchant" or resting lion. The name "Camel's Rump" was used on a historical map by Ira Allen in 1798, and this became "Camel's Hump" in 1830. The park came about as an original gift of 1000 acres including the summit from Colonel Joseph Battell, who originally bought Camel's Hump to preserve the wooded mountainous view from his home. In 1911, care of the mountain was entrusted to the State Forester who managed with the aim to keep it in a primitive state according to Battell's wish. (This excerpt taken from the Camel’s Hump State Park website)
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Waterbury, VT
(range: 11 miles)
Our Waterbury site, which was our first factory built in 1985, continues to manufacture approximately 350,000 pints per day and our Scoop Shop continues to tickle the taste buds of fans who visit from around the world. (This excerpt taken from the Ben & Jerrys website)
Where Natural History Meets Art: lifelike carvings of birds, plus more art, science, outdoor discoveries, and special events. Trails, treehouse, pollinators...! (This excerpt taken from the Birds of Vermont Museum website)
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Huntington, VT
(range: 13 miles)
Audubon Vermont is a state program of the National Audubon Society. We are a nonprofit conservation organization whose mission is to protect birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. Our 255-acre Green Mountain Audubon Center located in Huntington, Vermont has been a community hub of outdoor education and conservation for 50 years, making us the oldest operating nature center in the state. (This excerpt taken from the Audubon Vermont website)
Learn about Vermont’s exciting past in our museum, heritage exhibits, and library! Or make new discoveries for your research project, family or community history with our programs, educational offerings, and books. (This excerpt taken from the Vermont Historical Society Museum website)
Come experience all four seasons at Bolton Valley, Vermont's Best Kept Secret. Skiing, riding, nordic, fat bike, backcountry & more. Visit us today! (This excerpt taken from the Bolton Valley Resort website)
The Vermont State House is one of the oldest and best preserved of our nation's state capitols. After nearly 160 years it remains an icon in Montpelier, the smallest capital city in America. Its House and Senate chambers are the oldest active legislative halls in the United States that have preserved their original interiors. This architectural gem is also home to some of the state’s most important art. As you tour this remarkable piece of living history, you will develop a sense of what makes this building, and the state for which it was built, unique. Highlights include the Governor’s Office, the Cedar Creek Reception Room, the Hall of Inscriptions, and the legislative chambers. (This excerpt taken from the Vermont State House website)
Starting in 1961, Mickey and Ginny Cochran operated their backyard rope-tow with the support and commitment from the local community. Working together each year to cobble together the people, machinery and never-quite-enough-snow, they were able to introduce countless kids to a favorite Vermont winter pastime. “It was always a non profit,” Mickey’s son Bobby likes to joke, “becoming a 501(c)(3) just made it official.” (This excerpt taken from the Cochran’s Ski Area website)
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