The new year is quickly approaching! We thought we would share three fun ways to ring in the new year in Rutland County this year. Fireworks and Snow Groomer Parade  Most new year celebrations include fireworks, but how about a parade of snow groomers? At Killington Mountain’s new K-1 Base Lodge, family-friendly activities like mask…

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As Winter officially begins, Vermonters are used to preparing for big snowstorms. I want to share some of my favorite at-home snow day activities. Many ideas may seem like things we did as kids, but days when you are stuck inside, call for being silly and having fun!   Build a blanket fort Push the…

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Not everyone who lives in Vermont is a skier or snowboarder. Rutland County has plenty of indoor options to keep kids and adults entertained through those winter months. Here is a list of our five favorite indoor activities to do in Rutland, Vermont. Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum For the kids, Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum is a great place…

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Whether you are a remote worker, plan to be one, need a small space for an office, or a room for meetings, The Hub CoWorks may be the place for you.    Rutland’s newest co-working space, in the heart of historic downtown, offers hot desks (unassigned seating), private desks, and private office options throughout its 24,000 square feet (about four times the…

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At the end of October, Real Rutland held a Fall Photography Contest. We asked anyone who visited our area or lives here and took a photo within Rutland County, Vermont to send us their favorite picture. After voting on the submissions, these are the five favorites. Steven Goldstein tells us, he took this photo at Lefferts…

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Zion Growers, based in St. Johnsbury, Vermont is working with a farmer in Fair Haven, Vermont to harvest hemp. Why hemp in Rutland County? Travis Samuels, COO of Zion Growers, based in St. Johnsbury, is originally from Vermont. Samuels and his business partner decided to base their hemp work in Vermont, so they can work…

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What was the “Real Rutland Weekend Getaway?” “I just wished we had more time. There was so much to do and see,” said one of our “Real Rutland Weekend Getaway” (RRWG) families. The RRWG was a giveaway contest hosted by the Chamber & Economic Development of the Rutland Region (CEDRR), for the first time this…

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It is officially Autumn! A time of the year most Vermonters love – with good reason. In honor of the new season, we are telling you our five favorite activities to do during the fall in Rutland County.   Apple Picking There is nothing quite like picking an apple off the tree and eating it…

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I for one, am not a golfer, but some of these golf courses make me want to become one. Rutland County is home to seven golf courses. One has a lake view, while many others are tucked away in the woods. Here is your guide to outdoor golfing in the area.   Rutland Country Club…

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