Are you considering relocating? Are you interested in moving to Vermont? This weekend getaway could be your opportunity to explore Rutland County during the breathtaking fall foliage season! The giveaway is for single people, couples, and families who are serious about making the Green Mountain State their new home. What is included? This trip includes…

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Mountain biking is a fast-growing sport. Vermont has become a destination for mountain bikers across the country! Recently, Real Rutland hosted a weekend getaway for mountain bikers. The weekend winners stayed two nights at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel and spent the day biking the trails at Killington Bike Park. Keep reading to learn more about the weekend getaway and…

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Every June, the state hosts “Vermont Days.” The weekend celebrates the beginning of Summer with free admission to day-use areas at Vermont State Parks and state-owned historic sites. This year, the weekend is June 10 and 11. You don’t have to be a resident of Vermont to take part. Out-of-state visitors are welcome to celebrate…

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Do you love mountain biking? You’re in luck! We are hosting a mountain biking weekend getaway for two pairs, June 16-18. Bring your significant other or your friend for a weekend of riding in the Green Mountains. We will cover your hotel stay at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel, rentals for mountain biking, and provide money for your…

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Vermonters love being outside all year round. In the winter, we bundle up and enjoy those sunny days, even when the temperatures are only in the 20s. Not everyone who lives here skis or snowboards. Many people simply take walks. Snowshoes can help in deep snowy trails, but they are not necessary for all adventures. Here are some…

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Making art opens the mind and helps generate innovation in everyday tasks. Luckily, for those of us who live in Rutland County, we have multiple spaces where we can flex our creativity. These are our five favorite spots. The MINT Makerspace Make, innovate, network, and tinker are all in its name. The MINT Makerspace in Rutland…

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  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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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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