ANNUAL CHEESEMAKERS FEST – July 17th. Hosted by The VT Cheese Council
at Shelburne Farms on the shores of Lake Champlain
near downtown Burlington. Over 40 VT cheesemakers sampling 150+ cheeses
and 80 local food & beverage artisans. This Festival with tix
$20-$60 is not to be missed! More
STOP: Vermonter to Essex Jct. +
taxi (15 min.).
TREK SUMMER FEST – July 21-24th.
Positive Geek in Brattleboro, VT presents The
Star Trek Summer Fest. The free 4-day celebration features special
events, games, cosplay, prizes, panel discussions, and a chance to be
among the first people to see Star Trek: Beyond in the beautiful Latchis
Theater! More on lodging.
STOP: Vermonter to Brattleboro + walk (2 mins.).
MOUNTAIN BIKE FEST – JULY 22-24th.
The Vermont Mountain Bike Association will be holding their annual festival
featuring bike demos, games & great food. The festival will have
guided rides throughout the Mad River Valley and up to Waterbury.
STOP: Vermonter to Waterbury + cab
(20 mins.) or
bike 19 miles (AMTRAK recently launched bike
NEW HAVEN CHALK ART FEST – AUG. 20th.
The Shops at Yale invites all artists to the 1st New
Haven Chalk Art Festival. The fest will feature local artist Michael
Micinilio and 3×3 squares for others to create their own masterpiece.
Compete to win $500. STOP: Vermonter to New Haven; walk 1 mile or bus
FOR HIKERS Named "Best B&B Getaway" for 2016 by Yankee
Magazine, this historic
1910 home with
7 fireplaces and a stone billiard room is located on a basalt ridge
within 11 private wooded acres overlooking the Connecticut River valley
and miles of hiking trails. STOP: Vermonter to Greenfield + cab