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A Short Distance to Vibrant Arts

A Short Distance to Vibrant Arts

Posted: July 6, 2017

The nation’s oldest hiking trail is 273 miles long and runs across the spine of Vermont’s Green Mountains. Also chasing along these peaks are towns and villages that were first established as farming and ski communities. Some of these towns are thriving arts hubs, as the state's valleys and dynamic mountains have both inspired and integrated the arts. The arts at the center of these communities have become as rich as the soil and steadfast as thru-hikers on the Long Trail. In this light, the Vermont Arts Council and the Green Mountain Club have partnered to provide arts and outdoors enthusiasts a collection of recommended regions that offer excellent arts and hiking opportunities. Read More
Mountains of Art

Mountains of Art

Posted: May 25, 2016

Chasing along the spine of Vermont’s beloved Green Mountains, towns and villages that were established as farming and ski communities have grown into some of the state’s most thriving arts hubs. In Vermont, the arts are as rich as the soil and steadfast as thru-hikers on the Long Trail. The state's landscape — with its valleys and dynamic mountains — has both inspired and integrated the arts into its environment. In this light, the Vermont Arts Council and the Green Mountain Club, stewards of the nation’s oldest long distance hiking trail, the 273 mile Long Trail, have partnered to provide arts and outdoors enthusiasts a collection of recommended communities that offer excellent arts and hiking opportunities. Read More