1. Vermonters Are As Sweet As Their Maple Syrup
Source: Flickr User redjar (cropped)
There’s no question that Vermont has the most delicious maple syrup around, but the state also has some of the friendliest people to match. If you’re dating someone from Vermont, they’ll have no problem meeting your friends and family, as a Vermonter is always loved by everyone.
2. A Vermont Sweetheart Will Wake You Up With Pancakes In Bed
Source: Flickr User Rob Boudon
In a place with so much syrup, it’s a safe bet that some of that syrup is used on pancakes (when it’s not being drizzled over snow). If you’re dating a Vermonter, they’ll probably put their own secret recipe for flapjacks to use pretty frequently, waking you up with breakfast in bed.
3. Your Hunt For The Perfect Snowboarding Partner (Or Instructor) Will Finally Be Over
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What better place to master snowboarding than where the modern snowboard was invented? If you’re dating a Vermonter, they’ll be no stranger to the ski slopes, more than willing to show you the ropes.
4. A Vermonter Will Surprise You With, Blow-Your-Mouth-Off-Delicious Grinders
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Stacked with meat and cheese, the grinders in Vermont are some of the best in the country. If you’re dating a Vermonter, you’ll basically inherit their favorite grinder joint, sure to be time-tested and delicious.
5. It’s Better To Fight Off The Horde Of Vermont Mosquitoes In Pairs
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Vermont has a serious mosquito problem during several months of the year. Two heads are much better than one when it comes to a bite prevention plan. If that plan falls through, at least there will be another body present to split the bites with and to help sensually apply the Calamine lotion later.
6. Nobody Cuddles Better Than A Vermonter
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Every Vermonter is a professional at staying warm due to the frequently cold temperatures in the state. When the winter months hit, your Vermont lover will have no problem getting a little close and using body heat for warmth.
7. When They’re Feeling Extra Sweet A Vermonter Will Take You Out For The Best Creemee
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Sometimes topped with maple syrup, a creemee is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. While it’s all pretty good, some creemee spots are a huge step above the rest, known only by the most experienced locals. If you’re dating a Vermonter, they’ll be sure to take you on an amazing creemee date before you even have to ask.
8. Vermonters Know How To Actually Relax And Enjoy The Moment
Source: Syrup Souvenir Shop via Facebook
(not sure if this can be used, it’s on a FB company’s site but clearly owned by someone else and they’re just sharing.
A state historically filled with tons of hippies, Vermonters love to keep it simple, helping them lead a stress-free life. If you’re dating a Vermonter, it will be the most relaxing relationship you’ve ever been in.
9. When The Time Is Right, Vermonters Aren’t Afraid To Get A Little Dirty
Source: Tough Mudder via Facebook
Once or twice a year, mud season hits. While this may cause many people around the country to shy away from nature, some Vermonters choose to embrace it, bringing out their all-terrain vehicles and already ruined clothing to get a little dirty themselves. If you’re dating a Vermonter, never expect them to get squeamish over little dirt on their shoes.
10. Dating A Vermonter Is The Only Way Into The Inner Circle
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All Vermonters live like they are one big family and most Vermonters aren’t big fans of transplants and out-of-towners, or as they call them “flatlanders,” fearing that more people coming to the state will change the life they love. One of the best ways to fit into the Vermont crowd is by loving one of them and slowly assimilating.
11. Vermonters Stay Active And Foxy
Source: Flickr User Nate Merrill
Vermonters hate to sit around for too long. They always seem to be out hiking or biking through the beautiful landscape in their backyard, keeping their bodies in shape and their minds healthy. If you’re dating a Vermonter, long gone are boring Netflix marathon dates.
12. Your Vermont Sweetie Will Toast To Your Future With The Finest Of Local Craft Beer
Source: The Alchemist via Facebook
Often overlooked in the national craft beer conversation, the state is home to over 40 breweries giving locals some of the freshest, best tasting beers around. A Vermonter will never let their lover suffer by drinking bad beer, always quick to point them in the direction of their favorite selection from Magic Hat or the Alchemist.
13. A Vermonter Won’t Be Afraid To Face Down A Monster For You
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With over 300 reported sightings, locals must be a little suspicious that there might be a giant monster living beneath the dark glassy surface of Lake Champlain. Similar to the Loch Ness Monster, “Champ” is a local legend, hunted by scientists and paranormal enthusiasts alike. If you’re dating a Vermonter, they’ll be sure to watch your back while you’re taking a dip in one of North America’s largest lakes.
14. Vermonters Are In It For The Long Haul
Source: University of Vermont Triathlon Club
There’s a good chance your Vermonter sweetheart will be by your side for quite some time. Ranked top in the country by the United Health Foundation as the state with the healthiest residents for several years in a row, Vermonters have very long life expectancies. Their long lives are probably a side effect of their healthy diets, love of nature, and great mental state…other parts of the country should be taking notes.
15. There’s Nothing More Romantic Than An Autumn Hike In The Green Mountain State
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Winters may be cold and roads may get muddy, but as soon as the leaves start to change, every Vermonter’s love for the state is renewed. The syrup here is a little sweeter and the people are a bit friendlier, making Vermont a great place to fall in love.
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