Rutland, VT second largest city in Vermont. Vermont has rightfully earned a reputation as one of the safest, most beautiful states in the nation. Artists, adventurers, writes, philosophers, and people who simply love the unspoiled outdoors have long been drawn to the rolling hills, dairy farms, and history villages that define Vermont’s landscape. In Rutland you can take advantage of the nearby mountains and lakes and ski, hike, swim, and enjoy the autumn foliage. Great skiing at Killington/Pico Ski Resort. Rutland is rich in natural beauty, melded with a healthy economy and a wonderful history, Rutland is hailed as an eclectic mix of the old and new. They are enjoying great popularity among shoppers, diners, and others who have discovered downtown Rutland. Throughout the year there are festivals and fairs to enjoy. The Rutland region is home to many fabulous artists, galleries, and theaters. The Paramount Theatre in the heart of downtown Rutland is a year round cultural center, hosting a busy schedule of top-name entertainment. Experience entertainment ranging from concerts to comedy shows, theatrical performances to ballets, and popular films and sporting events on the massive, surround sound screen. Manchester, NH in 2hrs, Boston, MA in 3hrs, Albany, NY in 2hrs, 31/2 hrs to Montreal.