Winter brings exhilarating experiences and delicious comforts to Vermont. Theres no better way to participate in the season than a well-planned visit to the Green Mountain State with the Vermont Chamber 2005 Vermont Winter Guide and the Ski Vermont & Winter Activities Map.The dynamic combination of the Guide and the Map points the way to Vermonts hot spots, on and off the slopes. At the end of the day, theres nothing like slipping into an outdoor hot tub while relaxing at a Vermont country inn, legendary for hometown charm and hospitality.Need help choosing? The listings in the Vermont Winter Guide will help you find your B & B, country inn, resort, or hotel. Over highways and back roads, to resorts and beyond, the Ski Vermont & Winter Activities Map will bring you there. And if lodging near a ski resort is key, the Map points to the best.The Vermont Winter Guide editorial sections showcase a selection of what sets Vermont apart from the rest: winter sports, from mainstream to extreme; history, great winter breakfasts, a wonderland of wildlife, and Vermont as an education destination. The prestigious Top Ten Winter Events and the Top Picks for Kids are a must for anyone in the area.The Resources Section of the Winter Guide is a portable library listing: Alpine and Nordic ski areas; snowmobiling, snowshoeing, dog sledding and ice fishing; maple sugarhouses, museums, and galleries; and more.The 2005 Vermont Winter Guide, the Ski Vermont & Winter Activities Map, and other Vermont information is available free of charge at 1-800-VERMONT or (802) 223-3443, or order information online free of charge from the Vermont Chamber website, www.vtchamber.com(link is external). The Guide accommodations and attractions listings are also available on the Vermont Chambers website at www.vtchamber.com(link is external).