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Walk

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

https://www.traillink.com/stateactivity/vt-walking-trails/

https://www.meetup.com/topics/walkers/us/vt/burlington/

Guided Tours

https://www.countrywalkers.com/tours/vermont-fall-foliage-norwich-to-stowe/

Advocacy and Local Planning Resources

https://www.localmotion.org/local_walk_bike_committees

https://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=5ed03e000eae4540b07c8ac4a1bc501d

https://www.walkscore.com/

https://www.walktoshop.org

https://safestreets.vermont.gov/

 

 

 

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!

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Go! Vermont November 23, 2021