Vermont is known around the world as a playground for hardy tourists. But when COVID-19 restricted travel, Vermonters seeking safe, close-to-home getaways began to play tourist in their own state. Many started to discover its hidden gems for the first time. If there's a silver lining to the pandemic, perhaps it's a newfound appreciation for the natural beauty right under our noses. Covering lodging, outdoor recreation, food and drink, and driving destinations, Staytripper is a road map to adventures across the state.
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Find more information on Vermont day trips and adventures from the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing.