Vermont - Rough Guides Professional Review and Guide
"Vermont comes closer than any New England state to realizing the quintessential image of small-town Yankee America, with its white churches and red barns, covered bridges and clapboard houses, snowy woods and maple syrup. No city manages a population of more than forty thousand (only Burlington comes close) and the chief tourist attraction is Ben and Jerry’s ice-cream factory in Waterbury.
Though rural, the landscape is not all that agricultural, as much is covered by mountainous forests (the state’s name comes from the French vert mont, or green mountain). Further information can be picked up from the official Welcome Center on each interstate as it enters Vermont. This eTrail is a chapter excerpted from the book "The Rough Guide to USA." It is packed with information on this state including history, getting there and getting around, major cities and regions, and what to do and where to stay when you get there."