Vermont’s beautiful views, wide open spaces, outdoor recreation and craft foods and beverages are for everyone. The state is also steeped in Black history, art, and culture dating back to its formation as an independent republic, prior to joining the United States. Here are a few spots to check out as you plan your trip.
Find Vermont BIPOC Businesses
Looking to support BIPOC businesses in Vermont during your stay? Search this business directory to find BIPOC-owned businesses across the state.
"Who Says We Don't?"
Members of the Nubian Empire Ski Club talk about their love for skiing and how diversity on the ski slopes can bring more people to the sport.
The Long Trail Home to Vermont
The story of one family’s return home to their Vermont roots. Get a sense of what it’s like to explore Vermont, then start planning a trip of your own.
Creating Inclusion Outdoors
Vermont’s outdoor spaces are for everyone, period. Read three ways to create more inclusive outdoor recreation spaces so everyone can enjoy the natural beauty and restorative power of the outdoors.
WHERE IT'S GOOD TO SKI AND RIDE
With over 50 alpine and cross-country ski areas to choose from, as well as nearly endless backcountry options, Vermont offers an incredible diversity of snow sliding options.
African American Heritage Trail
Black Vermonters are an integral part of our state's history. Explore Vermont's Black history and meet the people and places who helped shape the nation along the African American Heritage Trail.
Learn more about Brattleboro’s Black history and commitment to honoring the role Black Vermonters played in the state’s past, present and future.
Old Stone House
The history of Alexander Twilight, the first Black person to graduate from a U.S. college, informs current conversations about race and justice at Brownington’s Old Stone House Museum and historic district.
HISTORY AND HERITAGE AT HILDENE
Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home, is among the jewels of southern Vermont, offering beautiful views, history and heritage, and even a goat dairy.