State House Foliage by drone

Seven Days says "Looking for a day trip that combines outdoor recreation with COVID-safe shopping, delicious food and drink, a side of history and small-town charm? Try Montpelier."

Come spend a day in Montpelier, and we're sure you'll want to come back. In fact, we'll reward you for doing so! 

Spend $100 at Montpelier businesses and send your receipts (photos, PDFs, whatever works for you) to You'll be entered to win a $50 gift card to a Montpelier business of your choice to encourage you to come back for a return visit! We'll draw 5 winners each Friday on October 2, October 9, October 16, October 23, and October 30! 

P.S. Want to stay longer than a day? There's so much great stuff here that we wouldn't blame you. Consider a stay at the Capitol Plaza Hotel Montpelier, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, the preferred lodging option of Montpelier Alive.

No purchase necessary for entry. To enter without purchase, send a legibly handwritten, self-addressed, stamped envelope with sufficient postage and a return address, including first and last name, street address, city, state ,and ZIP to Montpelier Alive, 39 Main Street, Montpelier, VT 05602. Must be postmarked within the Promotion Period for entry.