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The Best Attractions In Northeast Kingdom

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The Northeast Kingdom is the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Vermont, comprising Essex, Orleans and Caledonia counties and having a population at the 2010 census of 64,764. In Vermont, the written term NEK is often used. The term Northeast Kingdom is attributed to George D. Aiken, former Governor of Vermont and a U.S. senator, who first used the term in a 1949 speech. The area is often referred to by Vermonters simply as The Kingdom. Because of its three-county extent, it includes several gateway towns: at the southeastern corner, St. Johnsbury, just a few miles from the New Hampshire border; to the north, Newport and Derby, close to the Canada...
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  • 2. Jay Peak Resort Jay
    Jay Peak Resort is an American ski resort located on Jay Peak in the Green Mountains, between the Village of Jay and Montgomery Center, Vermont. Its vertical drop of 2,153 feet is the eighth largest in New England and the fifth largest in Vermont. Although mostly located in the town of Jay, Vermont, part of the resort, including the summit of Jay Peak, the Jet Triple Chair area and much of the Big Jay backcountry descent, is located in the town of Westfield, Vermont. The resort is just 4 miles south of the Canada–United States border, above what is the Province of Quebec. Jay Peak Resort was owned and operated by a group of investors headed by Bill Stenger.The resort opened for skiing in 1957, and it now includes year-round activities. The mountain offers 78 trails served by nine lifts. ...
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  • 3. Jay Peak Pump House Jay
    Jay Peak Resort is an American ski resort located on Jay Peak in the Green Mountains, between the Village of Jay and Montgomery Center, Vermont. Its vertical drop of 2,153 feet is the eighth largest in New England and the fifth largest in Vermont. Although mostly located in the town of Jay, Vermont, part of the resort, including the summit of Jay Peak, the Jet Triple Chair area and much of the Big Jay backcountry descent, is located in the town of Westfield, Vermont. The resort is just 4 miles south of the Canada–United States border, above what is the Province of Quebec. Jay Peak Resort was owned and operated by a group of investors headed by Bill Stenger.The resort opened for skiing in 1957, and it now includes year-round activities. The mountain offers 78 trails served by nine lifts. ...
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  • 4. Jay Peak Ski Resort Jay
    Jay Peak Resort is an American ski resort located on Jay Peak in the Green Mountains, between the Village of Jay and Montgomery Center, Vermont. Its vertical drop of 2,153 feet is the eighth largest in New England and the fifth largest in Vermont. Although mostly located in the town of Jay, Vermont, part of the resort, including the summit of Jay Peak, the Jet Triple Chair area and much of the Big Jay backcountry descent, is located in the town of Westfield, Vermont. The resort is just 4 miles south of the Canada–United States border, above what is the Province of Quebec. Jay Peak Resort was owned and operated by a group of investors headed by Bill Stenger.The resort opened for skiing in 1957, and it now includes year-round activities. The mountain offers 78 trails served by nine lifts. ...
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  • 7. St. Johnsbury Athenaeum Saint Johnsbury
    St. Johnsbury is the shire town of Caledonia County, Vermont, United States. The population was 7,603 at the 2010 census. St. Johnsbury is located approximately 10 miles northwest of the Connecticut River and 48 miles south of the Canada-U.S. border. St. Johnsbury is the largest town by population in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and has served as a commercial center for the region. In 2006, the town was named Best Small Town in National Geographic Adventure's Where to live and play feature. The more densely settled southern half of the town is defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as a census-designated place, where over 81% of the population resides.
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  • 8. Burke Mountain Resort East Burke
    East Burke is a census-designated place in the town of Burke in Caledonia County, Vermont, United States. Its population was 132 as of the 2010 census. It is home to Burke Mountain and Burke Mountain Academy.
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  • 10. Maidstone State Park Guildhall
    Maidstone is a town in Essex County, Vermont, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 208, up from 105 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Berlin, NH–VT Micropolitan Statistical Area. There is no town center or gas station, but there is a town office building in the southern part of the town.
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  • 11. Bread and Puppet Theater Glover
    The Bread and Puppet Theater is a politically radical puppet theater, active since the 1960s, currently based in Glover, Vermont. Its founder and director is Peter Schumann. The name Bread & Puppet is derived from the theater's practice of sharing its own fresh bread, served for free with aïoli, with the audience of each performance to create community, and from its central principle art should be as basic as bread to life. Some have heard echoes of the Roman phrase bread and circuses or the labor slogan Bread and Roses in the theater's name as well, though these are not often mentioned in Bread & Puppet's own explanations of its name. The Bread and Puppet Theater participates in parades including Independence Day celebrations, notably in Cabot, Vermont, with many effigies including a sat...
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  • 12. Lake Memphremagog Newport Vermont
    Lake Memphremagog is a fresh water glacial lake located between Newport, Vermont, United States and Magog, Quebec, Canada. The lake spans both Quebec and Vermont, but is mostly in Quebec. Most of the watershed that feeds the lake is located in Vermont, and is a source for accumulated phosphorus, sediments and other pollutants. Cleanup efforts since the late 1980s have improved the water quality. The lake furnishes potable water for 200,000 people.
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  • 14. Old Stone House Museum Orleans Vermont
    The United States of America , commonly known as the United States or America, is a country composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles , the United States is the world's third- or fourth-largest country by total area and slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles . With a population of over 325 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Beri...
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