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Jay Peak Summit Sunset

Active Adventures Await

ARE YOU READY? It’s fair (if not an understatement) to say that Vermont’s an active state. Yes, it is true that there are those who prefer to paint the mountains and stroll along the streams; their ruminations turned into works that hang in places like Greensboro’s Highland Center for the Arts, or in between pages …

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Mountain Range Sunset

Wander

Wandering is in our DNA. Wandering is in our DNA. “Back in the day,” a few thousand years ago or so, it’s how we found things. Food. Friendship. Love. Today? Well, today you can find all of those things from whatever device you’re reading these words on.  There are a few things though that will …

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Cow Close

Get Close. Get NEKed.

We’ve been living with an odd sense of space the last 400+ days. Six feet of it became the minimum to see friends and loved ones.  And then it had to be outside.  And then not with anyone outside your own household let alone having someone visit from out of state.  Hugs and handshakes became …

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NEKed Bridges

UNCOVER THE COVERED TREASURES OF THE NORTHEAST KINGDOM It’s fun to travel back in time. Movies are the easiest way. With the push of a button, you can fly back as far as any Discovery Channel show will take you. Books can do it, too, but there is more imagination required. But if you really …

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CowMoo Snowmobile Heart Eyes

Love is in the NEKed air

Your Guide to Experiences and Gifts in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom this Valentine’s Day. Where to Walk Highland Center for the Arts’ Open Air Art ExhibitThis 1.8 mile snowshoe and XC ski trail is showcasing pieces from 11 different Vermont-based artists. The trail is free from dawn to dusk with the four-legged companions required to stay …

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Arts Without Walls

Getting creative while staying distant Art builds community. Especially in the Northeast Kingdom, where creativity is central to so much of what happens. Our shared experience, expressed in music, poetry, dance, paint, or other forms helps us recognize common themes and celebrate what unites us.  Dancing to music on the shore of Island Pond. Joining …

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NEKed Cocktails

A series of local elixirs from our master mixologists Episode 1 | St. Johnsbury Distillery Saint Johnsbury, VT Episode 2 | Essex House & Tavern Island Pond, VT

Being NEKed

What it means to be NEKed now It’s fair to say that we know storms. We live and play in the mountains. They’re a staple dish up here that we actually crave, depending on the season. Some we can see days out. Some catch us unaware, exposed on a ridgeline and suddenly consumed by abject …

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