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Take advantage of Vermont’s early wintery weather! Vermont’s skiing and riding season is starting which allows skiers and riders to start flexing their skills on the slopes. In the Green Mountains, Mount Snow has already welcomed skiers and riders after its earliest opening day in 64 years. Give your legs a rest and be witness to thrilling ski racing! Join Killington Resort as they host a stop for the Audi FIS World Cup Tour. See the world’s fastest female skiers race in Slalom and Giant Slalom battle this Thanksgiving weekend (November 23-25, 2018). The weekend holds fun for all with fireworks, parades, live music, and more!




Get a headstart on wintery festivities

If you didn’t get your fill of turkey and stuffing take a trip to Billings Farm & Museum on November 23-25 to see how they threw a Thanksgiving dinner in the 1800’s. The historical farmhouse is hosting traditional cooking demonstrations and hands-on activities. Visitors will also have the opportunity to tour the farm and go on horse-drawn wagon rides.

Have a sweet time with the whole family at Lake Champlain Chocolates! Warm up with their Hot Chocolate Tasting on November 24th. Everyone gets the opportunity to taste an entire flight of unforgettable hot chocolate. While you’re there, take a tour of the factory to learn more about how their tasty treats are made.

Let your gifts stand out this holiday season by shopping Vermont’s quaint town squares for unique finds! The Saturday after Thanksgiving is Small Business Saturday and there's no better time to check-out Vermont's local artisans. Stowe, VT is home to 60+ unique businesses. Check out Shaw’s General Store which has been open for over 120 years and offers a large selection of quality outdoor clothing, toys, and more. The award-winning Church Street Marketplace in Burlington is home to many local businesses making it the perfect place to find that special something. Also, this Thanksgiving weekend they’re hosting the Women’s Festival of Crafts which has over 80 booths filled with unique wares.




Stay at a cozy B&B

Bed and breakfasts provide a unique option that can take any vacation from good to unforgettable. In its true one-of-a-kind spirit, Vermont is home to countless inns. Whether you’re seeking a romantic retrieve or a long weekend with family there’s a perfect bed and breakfast waiting. Located on 50 acres near Manchester, Hill Farm Inn’s cozy accommodations will make guests feel right at home. Mad River Barn in Waitsfield provides fun for all with their on-site pub and large attached game room. Enjoy a quintessential New England experience at Stowe’s Brass Lanter Inn. The inn’s 9 guest rooms ensure a quiet escape for guests.



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