I recently traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah for the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show as a representative of Real Rutland and Come Alive Outside, a non-profit headquartered in Rutland, Vermont. While there, I met hundreds of people, many of whom say they have thought about moving to Vermont or know someone who is thinking about relocating. These are some…

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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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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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There is a reason why so many county music songs mention fishing – it’s relaxing! Getting outside near water, hearing wildlife like loons, and spending quality time with friends or family is why many people fish. Some catch fish to eat, others catch and release. Rutland County has many bodies of water, but these are…

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Summer is finally here, which means ICE CREAM! We have made it easy for you and created a list of our top ten favorite spots to get ice cream from the bottom of Rutland County to the top.    Otter Creek Fun Center Located at 1800 US-7 in Danby, Otter Creek Fun Center is just…

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A weekend getaway to Rutland County can fly by way too quickly, so when visiting our Green Mountain State, you always want to visit the best sites. The list of things to do here is endless, but if you only have a few days, these are our top three, must see sites in Rutland County.…

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