The leaves are changing, and Vermont's Northeast Kingdom is one of the best places in the state to view the colors at their peak. Here in St. Johnsbury, at the southern end of "The Kingdom", you'll find a convenient, walkable town full of activities that celebrate the joys of foliage season. Use Vermont's Foliage Forecaster to gauge the best time to visit, and plan your trip around fall-themed events happening in St. J every weekend.
Did you see St. Johnsbury's feature in the latest issue of Vermont Sports, highlighting the VOREC grant the town has received to support outdoor recreation centered on the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail? We are extremely excited to be part of the team helping those projects to take shape. While you wait, you can take advantage of the explosive growth in bike amenities & happenings in St. Johnsbury this spring.
Our friends at NEK Prosper, the Bike & Pedestrian Committee, the Energy Committee, LINK Vermont, and Local Motion have dreamt up a fabulous set of (free!) events to celebrate bike culture all throughout May. Read on to learn more about what they've planned, and to find out about the great opportunities for bikers of all kinds in St. J this month and beyond.
It’s a busy spring! We're happy to take one of the to-do items off your list with this handy guide to drinking and dining in St. J this week. Sample something new, revisit old favorites, and eat your way through St. J with us this final week of April.
Maple sugaring season is a sweet time to be in St. Johnsbury, the Maple Center of the World. As part of this year's World Maple Festival, we've challenged our local restaurants and food vendors to highlight Vermont maple products on their menus for the month of March.
Visit WorldMapleFestival.org for a full schedule of sweet events and activities all month long, and check out the specials available at the following restaurants and food vendors throughout town.
St. Johnsbury welcomed twelve new brick & mortar businesses to the downtown in 2021, by far the highest number in the last eight years. Despite the pandemic, people are investing in their dreams and choosing St. J as the home for their business.
In the early weeks of 2022, business growth is already looking bright. We're partnering to support Do North Coworking's KickstartNEK, a free 10-week program to help fledgling entrepreneurs pursue their passion and create a successful business. Read on to learn about the businesses we welcomed in 2021, and find out about resources to help you join the St. J business community.
Skip the hassle of shipping and delivery delays and find everything you need right here in St. Johnsbury. Our businesses are stocked up and ready to go, and--starting on Small Business Saturday, November 27--you'll be rewarded as you shop and dine!
Plus, don't miss the return of our beloved model train display at the Welcome Center this season.
The colors are changing, and St. Johnsbury is a fantastic destination for foliage viewing in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. You'll be spoiled for choice of seasonal activities to make the most of your time in St. J, whether you're staying right in town, or lodging & dining here as you chase peak foliage through the surrounding hills. Vermont's Fall Foliage Report, updated weekly, will help you time your visit with precision.