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What is VT?

VT is State of Vermont acronym (also Virtual Trading)

Interesting Facts about Vermont

Capital of Vermont is Montpelier

Population of Vermont - 620,000 plus

Vermont entered the Union March 4, 1791 as the 14th state

Motto of Vermont is Freedom and Unity

Nickname of Vermont is Green Mountain state

Flower of State of Vermont is Red clover

Bird of Vermont is Hermit Thrush

Song "These Green Mountains" by Diane Martin

Origin of Name Vermont is derived from the French vert mont, meaning green mountain

Major Industries in Vermont - Dairy Farming, Machine and Machine Tool Manufacturing, Tourism

Historical Sites in Vermont - Bennington Battle Monument, the Calvin Coolidge Homestead at Plymouth



Points of Interest in Vermont - Ski Areas

  • Stowe
  • Killington
  • Mt. Snow, Bromley
  • Jay Peak
  • Sugarbush
  • Green Mountain National Forest
  • Long Trail
  • Marble Exhibit in Proctor

Bordering States - Vermont borders New York, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Camping in VT - Over 100 campgrounds are waiting in VT

Golfing in Vermont - Designed by the likes of Jack Nicklaus and Robert Trent Jones, with fairway layouts that range from lakeside and mountain locations to sweeping valley vistas, Vermont's courses offer some of the finest settings and most exhilarating challenges in the country.

Hiking in Vermont - The Long Trail - It's a 270-mile footpath along the spine of the Vermont Green Mountains perfect for day hikes, a weekend overnighter, or and extended hike.

Recreational Facilities

VERMONT STATE PARKS offer over 50 parks statewide - camping, day use, swimming, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, skiing and snowshoeing

BURTON ISLAND STATE PARK - There are 3 miles of shoreline, hiking trails, a nature center/museum, park store and food service, boat rental.

WATERBURY CENTER STATE PARK - is a 90-acre peninsula with picnic sites, tables, hibachis, swimming beach, nature trail, boat ramp and rest rooms.

LAKE CARMI STATE PARK - is a 1375-acre surface area, is the 4th largest natural lake entirely within Vermont.

MAIDSTONE STATE PARK - The lake offers good lake trout and salmon fishing and has had some outstanding record catches.

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