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Vermont offers hundreds of miles of hiking trails. Guide services are available for day hikes or over night trips. Hiking vacations are offered, both guided and self guided, over a variety of terrain. Hike the high peaks, enjoy a relaxing walk on any of our public trails or bushwack through the backcountry. Hundreds on miles of hiking trails are waiting for you. Inn to inn hiking vacation packages are also available.

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Abenaki Outfitters & Guide Service
Champlain Valley
Canoeing, Kayaking, Nature, Hiking, Snowshoeing
John Danyew
P.O. Box 283
Shoreham, VT 05770-0283
Phone: 802-897-7500
Email: john@abenakioutfitters.com
Web: www.abenakioutfitters.com
Abenaki Outfitters guides trips throughout Wobanakik, "The Land of The Dawn" in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. We also guide in the Adirondacks of New York. We specialize in guiding small groups or individuals. In this way, we can maintain a high quality outdoor experience.
Abenaki Outfitters is located in the heart of the Champlain Valley and we guide trips on both sides of the lake. We are a licensed guide service in several states including Maine offering canoeing, kayaking, hiking, camping, hunting, and fishing. We also teach classes and outdoors skills. We have a variety of Nature Hikes around the Champlain Valley and The Adirondack Mountains. Our hiking trips start in June and run through October. We hike through diverse habitats, and see a variety of plants, birds and animals. We offer moderate half day nature hikes, that focus on wildlife and plant observation. We also have full day hikes in the mountains. On these hikes you will travel by a variety of interesting scenery.

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Appalachian Trail Adventures
Central - Southern Vermont

Hiking, Health/Wellness
John Keough
P.O. Box 394, Killington, VT. 05751
Phone: 888-855-8655
Email: john@appalachiantrailadventures.com
Web: www.appalachiantrailadventures.com
Appalachian Trail Adventures provides daily guided hikes throughout the Green Mountains of Vermont for the novice, intermediate and advanced hikers. Come explore the Appalachian Trail and the Long Trail, the oldest long distance hiking trail in the country. We also offer an all inclusive vacation, the accommodations, spa cuisine, fitness classes, massages, evening activities, and guided hikes followed by excursions to Vermont's quaint villages.

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BattenKill Canoe Ltd.
Southern Vermont
Canoeing, Canoe Rentals, Hiking, International Vacations
6328 Historic Rt 7A, Arlington, VT 05250
Phone 800-421-5268 or 802-362-2800
Email: canoe@battenkill.com
Web: www.battenkill.com
Professional and dynamic travel organization that operates distinctive canoe and hiking trips for individuals, groups and families. Comfortable inns, guided day trips, canoe rentals, and trips offered around the world. We combine our knowledge of the sweetest places of the outdoors with a selection of country inns and camping areas for our own special brand of hospitality. Our goal has always been to rise above the rest, to guarantee more than just an ordinary trip, to provide you with a vacation that goes beyond the mundane.

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Bredeson Outdoor Adventures
Statewide and Beyond
Biking, Hiking, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Team Building, Inn to Inn
Deborah Lewis
595 Forrest Road; Bridport, VT 05734 and 14 Cliffview Drive; Norwalk, CT 06850
Toll Free: 866-533-4361
Email: dlewis@bredeson.com
Web: www.bredeson.com/vermont
We provide guided hiking, bicycling, cross country skiing and snowshoeing adventures in Vermont.  We share our passion for the Green Mountain State during multi-day, guided inn-based hiking, bicycyling, snowshoeing and cross country trips. Some of our trips are van supported, providing you with the opportunity to get to the next inn under your own steam, knowing that your suitcase will be waiting for you in your room at the end of the day.  On other trips we use vans to transport guests from point to point, followed by day hikes while based in one or more of Vermont's many charming inns.  Either way, you'll have great great food, awesome scenery and exercise, and you will be able to experience the beauty of Vermont at a pace that enables you to savor it.   Each step of the way is filled with history, which we’ll share with you, along with verses from our dog-eared copy of Robert Frost’s poetry.  We also provide guided day trips, and cross country skiing lessons. In her spare time, Deborah Lewis also teaches cross country skiing to school kids at Rikert Ski Touring Center. Now offering inn to inn hiking and guided inn to inn snowshoeing trips in Stowe, VT.

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Country Inns Along the Trail
Statewide
Self-guided and Guided Inn-to-Inn Hiking
52 Park Street, Brandon VT 05733
Phone (802) 247-3300 Toll-free (800) 838-3301
Email: office@inntoinn.com 
Web: www.inntoinn.com
Self-guided hiking has been our specialty since 1975. Our customized self-guided tours start any day you want and last as many days as you wish. Head out where Nature is close at hand as you hike moderate to challenging Green Mountain trails, carriage roads, and vistas; while away your evenings at a comfortable antique country inn and a centerpiece "slow food" dinner, often featuring local Vermont ingredients. Alternately, choose a walking trip with easier terrain during the day but the same rewarding accommodations and dining each night. We also offer a limited number of guided group hiking tours led by experienced interpretive naturalists. This is Vermont . . . as it ought to be.

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Head North, LLC
Southern Vermont

Accommodations, Hiking, Survival, Snowshoeing, Skiing, Yoga,
Todd W. Parkins
P.O. Box 6 Plymouth VT 05056
Phone: 802- 672-2044  Cell:732-996-3555
Email: toddtracks@aol.com
Web: www.headnorthllc.com
Enjoy the purity of undisturbed forest and beautiful views.  Hikes for all skill levels and ages.  Flexible schedules.  Guided and unlimited unguided hikes. We pride ourselves on providing a world-class venue during all seasons and for an extensive array of activities that include the following: * Family Get-Aways & Reunions * Children and Family summer camp o Child friendly services * Events & Gatherings for your group * Parties and Barbeques * Ski Trips * Yoga retreats * Fall foliage trips * Horseback Riding o Horse boarding accommodations * Custom Guided & Unguided Trips & Wilderness Skills.

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The Woodstock Naturalist
Statewide
Custom Nature Programs and Guided Hikes. Interactive Training and Lectures, Nature Writing, Special programs for corporate and professional retreats.
Scott Davison, MS, CIT
114 Evergreen Ct, Woodstock, VT. 05091
Phone: 802-457-2810
Email: cwpiper@myfairpoint.net
Website: http://woodstocknaturalist.weebly.com/
Centrally located in the beautiful village of Woodstock, Vermont! Re-establish and explore your personal connections to nature. Walk with the Woodstock Naturalist and experience nature anew through guided hikes, music, storytelling and custom programs that will refresh and restore as well as inform and invigorate. Programs topics may include: daytime and night hikes, mammal tracking on snowshoes, winter ecology, birding in all seasons, backyard habitats, bogs, frogs and old logs, and nature journaling all conducted in a full-body and mind contact earth ecology zen style. Scott also offers professional training for nature and heritage interpreters and docents in a wide variety of organizations including museums, state & national parks and nature centers.

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Vermont Adventure Tours
Southern, Central - Vermont
Backpacking, Hiking, Canoeing, Kayaking, Orienteering, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Winter Camping,  Women's Challenges, Youth Programs
Steve
and Sherry Lulek
223 Woodstock Avenue Rutland VT. 05701
Phone: 802-773-3343
Email: info@vermontadventuretours.com
Web: www.vermontadventuretours.com
Our seasonal camping programs are unique to any other experience you may have had before.  Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter offer many exciting and different challenges unique to Vermont.  Since each group requires a slightly different experience, location, and time line, we individually work with you and your group to customize a trip to fit your needs and expectations.  Boy scouts, Girl Scouts, church youth groups, family, and friends are all groups that we frequently guide winter camping trips for.  We guide trips in two area, Central Vermont, and Smuggler's Notch.  Please give us a call at (802) 773-3343to set up a program that fits your group.

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Wonder Walks
Statewide and Beyond

Hiking, Walking, Snowshoeing, Inn to Inn Hiking Tours or Day Outings
Bruce Acciavatti
2619 Monkton Rd., Bristol, VT 05443
Phone 877-897-7175 or (802)453-2076
Email:
tours@wonderwalks.com
Web:  www.wonderwalks.com 
Unforgettable experiences on our small (4 to 9 person) intimate owner-led outings. Travel hiking trails, country lanes, foot paths, rail trails and forgotten byways. Rural villages, covered bridges, historic sites, beautiful woodlands, mountain scenery, pastoral valleys, clean flowing waters, pristine beaches, and panoramic overlooks through countryside you may never find on you own.  Feel fresh country breezes, sample wild berries or apples in season, great local foods, and wine tasting! Savor all of this and more on one of our unforgettable tours!  Or, if you like to travel on your own we can help you set up a Self-guided trip, where we book your inn reservations and provide you with a custom itinerary and maps for a modest fee. And we have a great Vermont Inn-to-Inn trip, where we shuttle your bags while you walk to the next inn through forests and fields.

 

 


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More than 70 miles of well-maintained trails hiking, biking, wildlife and bird watching, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and more.

Hiking Vacation Packages


Inn to Inn Hiking Around Vermont (May - October) Guided
Northeast Kingdom's Glacial Lakes Region
 ( June - Sept ) Guided
High Peaks and Historic Valleys
( June - Oct ) Guided
Guided Inn to Inn Hiking Vacation (May - Oct) Guided
Heart of Vermont Hiking Vacation
(May - Oct) Self Guided

Vermont Inn to Inn Hiking Vacation (May - Oct.) Self Guided
 

Recommended Lodging For Hiking Vacations
Northern Vermont Southern Vermont


Quimby Country Inc., Averill, VT

Pine Crest Motel & Cabins, Barton, VT

Cozy Cottages, Brandon, VT

The Lilac Inn, Brandon, VT

Jackson's Lodge and Log Cabins, Canaan, VT

Mt Philo Inn, Charlotte, VT

Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury, Vermont

Village Inn of East Burke, East Burke, VT

Four Season Trailside Vacation Getaway and Cabin, East Burke, VT

Waybury Inn, East Middlebury, VT

Eden Mountain Lodge, Eden Mills, VT

Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT

Seyon Ranch, Groton, VT

Windekind Farm Cottages, Huntington, VT

Fourpeaks--Adirondack Backcountry Camps, Jay, NY

Jay Peak Ski Resort, Jay, VT

Brewster River Campground, Jeffersonville, VT

Smugglers Notch Resort, Jeffersonville, VT

Sterling Ridge Log Cabin Resort, Jeffersonville, VT

Russel Young Farm B & B, Jerusalem, VT

Middlebury Inn, Middlebury, VT

The Parent Farmhouse B & B, Milton, VT

Seymour Lake Lodge, Morgan, VT

Little Gnesta Bed & Breakfast, Newport, VT

The Woods at Wihakowi, Northfield VT

Robert Frost Mountain Cabins, Ripton. VT.

Porch Light Property Management, South Hero, VT

Comfort Inn & Suites, St. Johnsbury VT

Green Mountain Inn, Stowe, VT

Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, VT

Hyde Away Inn, Waitsfield, VT

White Horse Inn, Waitsfield, VT

The Bunkhouse, Washington, VT

Grunberg Haus, Waterbury, VT

Moose Meadow Lodge, Waterbury, VT

Old Stagecoach Inn, Waterbury, VT

Harvey's Lake Cabins & Campground, West Barnet, VT

Couture's Maple Shop & Bed & Breakfast, Westfield, VT

The Willough Vale Inn, Westmore, VT

Catamount Outdoor Family Center, Williston, VT

 


Hill Farm Inn, Arlington VT

Arlington's West Mountain Inn, Arlington, VT

The Mountain Top Inn and Resort, Chittenden, VT

Stone Boat Farm Bed & Breakfast, Jamaica, VT

The Trailside Inn, Killington, Vermont

The Vermont Inn, Killington, VT

Wise Vacations, Killington, VT

Amee Farm, Pittsfield, VT

Liberty Hill Farm, Rochester VT

Best Western Inn & Suites, Rutland VT

Holiday Inn, Rutland, VT

Vermont Twin Cabins and Lodge, South Royalton, VT

Stratton Mountain Resort, Stratton, VT.

Sugarbush Ski Resort, Warren, VT

Mount Snow Resort, West Dover, VT

 

 

 

 

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Trails and Clubs

Large List of Trails

Appalachian Trail  From Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail wanders the ridges and valleys of the Appalachian mountain ranges for more than 2,172 miles.

Ascutney Trails is a network of about 30 miles of trails for non-motorized recreational use, located at the base and western flank of Mt. Ascutney, mostly on the land of the Ascutney Mountain Resort and the town forest of West Windsor Vermont.

Green Mountain Club Established in1910 to build the Long Trail, GMC is a private, nonprofit organization with more than 8,000 members. The Long Trail is a 270 mile footpath with 175 miles of side trails with shelters and tent sites.

Green Mountain Trails  Fun, flowy, varied, beautiful and sustainable singletrack trail network. Over 25 miles of hiking and biking trails and growing. Gravity assisted riding possible. Pittsfield, VT, Open Daily 7 am to Sunset.

Kingdom Trails  Formed in 1994, the Kingdom Trails Association was created to protect, develop, and promote this incredible trail network. To date, Kingdom Trails has mapped and signed over 75 miles of multi-use trails, allowing for many self-guided hiking, mountain biking, and riding opportunities, with many more to come.

Moosalamoo Association  Over 20,000 acres of forest, cliffs, vistas, lakes and streams, stretching from the western ridge of the Green Mountains to Lake Dunmore, and from Middlebury Gap to Brandon Gap.

Trail Around Middlebury is an 16-mile footpath, encircles the village of Middlebury and links several hundred acres of town land, conserved properties, schools, and other local landmarks.

Trapp Family Lodge  There are over 60 kilometers of wooded hiking trails for all levels of ability. Guided nature walks are available to guests and teach them about native plants, wildlife and the evolving landscape.

Upper Valley Trails Alliance  Information on hundreds of trails in the Upper Connecticut Valley.

 

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