Fall fun unfolding at county orchards

Though many Addison County apple growers saw their crops damaged by a late spring frost in May, local orchards still have plenty to offer visitors this fall. 

Ogle cool rides at fall car show in Middlebury

Leaders of the local business community hope families will pile into their cars and motor over to a special Oct. 15 event in downtown Middlebury.

Zen and the art of monster pumpkins

Ethan Nelson has been growing huge pumpkins around these parts since he saw Dan Boyce’s Vermont-record, one-ton pumpkin in 2018. It’s become more than a pastime for the Brandon resident.

Crisp air and bright vistas bring out fall runners

While simply running on your own or with a partner is a delightful way to spend a fall afternoon, the Champlain Valley presents several opportunities to run in races that offer the joys of getting out with the satisfaction of competition.

Survival camp teaches women important skills this fall

Monkton-based Vermont Outdoor Guide Association is inviting women into the woods next month for something a little more strenuous that just enjoying the fall colors.

Vermont celebrates maple with fall campaign

Running through Oct. 15, this statewide campaign offers visitors and Vermonters alike the chance to discover favorite Vermont maple snacks, treats and local products, as well as discover new ways to enjoy Vermont’s sweetest treat.

Vergennes to recognize Vt’s first Black sheriff, elected there in 1879

Vermont’s first known elected Black sheriff and chief of police, Stephen Bates, lived in Vergennes more than a century ago. Bates will be honored with the unveiling and dedication of an historic marker in Vergennes City Park.

Fall Guide: Fabulous quilts on display

Milk and Honey Quilters’ Guild will stage a very special quilt exhibit at their sixth biennial quilt show on Oct. 9 and 10.

Fall Guide: Take a walk on Morgan Horse Farm’s new trails

Thanks to the hard work of summer interns, the Morgan Horse Farm in Weybridge now has 1.1 miles of walking trails.

Fall Guide: Sunflowers take the spotlight this season

Fall is a great time to observe sunflower plantings in your community, to enjoy their beauty and think about how you might like to grow them next season.

Fall Guide: Get moving on new trails and a fun ridge run

We’re not sure what will improve your general well-being more: the exercise your muscles gets or the beautiful landscape your senses will soak up.

Fall Guide: Take a walk on the new interconnecting trails in Brandon

Developing the Brandon Greenways has been a journey involving dozens of committee members and years of dedicated effort.

Fall Guide: Frost trail is now accessible to everyone

Thanks to the work of Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy, the popular 1.2 mile trail in Ripton is now accessible and suitable for wheelchairs.

Take a hike! Bring a friend

ADDISON COUNTY —  The fall, for my family, has always been synonymous with hiking. With its blazing foliage, rustic trails and scenic mountain vistas, Addison County is a hub for autumn outdoor activities. We like to take full advantage. My wife Dottie an … (read more)

Fall foliage road trips

Ripton/Lincoln Tour — 1 Hour: From Middlebury, travel south on Route 7, then east on Route 125, passing the Waybury Inn. Travel up the mountain, turn left at the Ripton Country Store and follow this road north to Lincoln (take your time, part of this stre … (read more)