The best journeys in Vermont begin with a single step
Ever wonder how walking might improve your health, the environment and save you money all at once? The simple answer is Vermont is a beautiful place to walk for leisure, to exercise, or for purpose – to get you where you need to go.
Start walking and enjoy the benefits
- Enhanced mood
- Increased lifespan
- Improved heart health
- Lower blood sugar levels
- Reduced joint pain
Did you know?
- Americans travel by car 10 billion miles annually on trips of less than one mile
- You can save 1 ton of carbon by walking 3,000 steps twice a week (15-minute walk) instead of driving
- More walking groups are forming in order to socialize and to connect to their neighborhood and community
Resources for walking in Vermont
Places to Walk
Advocacy and Local Planning Resources
Sustainable Travel = Green Rewards
When you choose greener travel options like carpool, vanpool, bus, bike or telecommute, you can earn points to redeem for restaurant coupons, retailer discounts and tickets to shows & attractions. It’s free and easy to do!