Vermont's Northeast Kingdom

Welcome to a place where you can be you.

Get NEKed VT

Welcome to Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, a place to escape from the conventions of everyday and rediscover life’s simple pleasures. From the mountains at Jay Peak Resort to the trails of Burke Mountain, and all the way down to bustling St. Johnsbury, there’s something to uncover around every corner of the Northeast Kingdom.

Along the way, you’ll discover some of Vermont’s most remote destinations, sample local bites and brews, engage with a thriving arts and cultural community, and experience rich history and wonder, all while being surrounded by the natural splendor of the region.

With year-round events and activities happening each season, it’s time to see what you’ve been missing out on in the Kingdom!

Explore the NEK

The Northeast Kingdom represents over 2,000 square miles of Vermont and is home to some of the state’s most scenic and undisturbed locations. Bordered by Canada and northern New Hampshire, the Kingdom is a hub for outdoor recreation, arts and culture, and history lovers alike.

The beauty of the Northeast Kingdom is the vast space that it occupies and the ease of travel throughout the region.  Discover one area of the Kingdom or plan a multi-day excursion across its entirety.

 

FEATURED NEKED EVENTS

It’s not just nature’s noises you’ll enjoy. Turn up your ears and tune in to the sounds of the Northeast Kingdom. 

Find Your Adventure

You don’t have to be all legs and lungs to experience all the beauty the Kingdom has to offer (though a healthy set of both will help with some of the steeper pursuits). Create your adventure right here.

 

Join the NEKed Moosletter

Enjoy these stories from the Kingdom along with area updates and fun ways to stay connected.

Funding for this site was provided with support from:
A Rural Business Enterprise Grant from USDA Rural Development, Federal funds under award 01-79-14768 from the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, The Northern Border Regional Commission, The Vermont Community Foundation, Northern Forest Center.

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