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Fourth of July Fireworks Show on the Burlington Waterfront.


June 17, 2016

Starting with traditional fireworks celebrations throughout Independence Day weekend, July in Vermont is packed with visitor-friendly events that make the state a perfect destination for day trips and summer getaways.

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival


June 1, 2016

A number of high-profile events make Vermont one of the top destinations in the Northeast for tourists in June. Highlights include the immensely popular Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, which delivers 10 days of music in downtown Burlington, and the 37th Annual Quechee Hot Air Balloon Craft and Music Festival in mid-June...

Keybank Vermont City Marathon in Burlington


May 13, 2016

When the calendar hits May in Vermont, a host of events and outdoor activities await visitors and residents in the state. From the performing arts, to walking tours, to exciting sporting events, here's a sample of things to check out this month:

Horse-drawn carriage at the Calvin Coolidge Historic Site


May 25, 2016

When President Calvin and First Lady Grace Coolidge were preparing to leave the White House in 1929, the press noted the great volume of gifts that required packing. There were scores of personal and humble presents, such as mittens, walking sticks, and coverlets that American citizens had made for the president and first lady.

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