Chittenden is the capital of Vermont’s Rutland county and lies nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains from which the state derives its name. The mountains themselves, with hundreds of miles of trails, are a magnet for hikers, mountain-bikers, and other outdoors enthusiasts who wish to tackle the Vermont section of the Appalachian Trail, see wildlife ranging from wild turkeys to white-tailed deer, or visit one of the areas many ski resorts. With rustic cottages, secluded cabins and other luxury accommodations at your disposal, no matter if you are looking for a romantic getaway in the New England backwoods, an outdoors adventure with friends, or a quiet, family getaway, Chittenden is the perfect destination for those wishing to experience the rolling green hills and small-town charm for which the Green Mountain State is so rightly famed.