Traversing a 300-mile-long swath, Vermont's premier cross-country trail evokes a quintessential New England: rolling hills, sprawling farms, picturesque villages, and the welcoming aroma of wood-burning stoves. Aside from the wild backcountry sprawl, the Catamount is anchored by the state's best Nordic centers, so you'll have groomed options. The route is also speckled with some cushy inns, including the luxe Trapp Family Lodge that offers private yoga classes, and the beloved Blueberry Hill Inn with its multi-course seasonal dinners. The Catamount Trail Association provides everything you need to plan your trek.
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