The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing is pleased to announce that Vicky Tebbetts has been selected as the new Chair of the Vermont Travel & Recreation Council (TRC). Tebbetts was elected to the post by a vote of current TRC Board members.
The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing has named 13 Vermont organizations and businesses as recipients of this year’s Market Vermont program’s matching grants. Each grant recipient will receive between $5,000-$10,000 to promote themselves outside of the state.
In recognition of Vermont’s rich history of quarrying, manufacturing and utilizing its abundant deposits of granite, marble and slate, the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing has published The Vermont Stone Trail guide to help visitors explore the many attractions and destinations in the state that are tied to these valued resources.
In addition to the state’s stunning fall foliage, events celebrating autumn, the arts, film, and food and drink are among the highlights for Vermont’s calendar in October. Visitors to the state are recommended to book their trips in advance
In addition to the beautiful fall foliage that will return to Vermont this September, the month is also marked by a number of festivals and shows that make the state a great place to visit during late summer and early autumn. One of Vermont's premier music events, Grace Potter's Grand Point North, will be held September 17 and 18.
A special birthday party will honor the Bennington Battle Monument on Saturday, August 20, from 2 to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation and the Friends of the Bennington Battle Monument, the celebration will mark the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the venerable Vermont landmark.
The list of participating Vermont farms has been finalized for next week's Open Farm Week 2016. In total, 100 farms throughout the state will open their barn doors and garden gates to the public for a behind‐the‐scenes look at Vermont's vibrant working landscape.