Interview With Grace Potter

She went to high school at Harwood. She got her start on Church Street in Burlington. This past June, she opened for the Dave Matthews Band in from of 20,000 fans in Saratoga, NY. Grace Potter and her band, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, have made it down the long road to musical stardom –– and it all started here, in Vermont. While on tour with the Black Crowes, Grace took time out of her busy day to talk to NextUp.
How long have you lived in Vermont?
I was born and raised in Vermont. I was born in Randolph at … Memorial Hospital and I’ve been a Vermonter ever since.

Exploring Vermont | Southern Vermont

From Rutland to Bennington to Brattleboro to White River Junction –– the four corners, so to speak –– Southern Vermont is dominated by mountains and rivers. Almost anywhere you turn there is a ski area: Killington, Pico, Ascutney, Stratton, Okemo, Bromley and Mt. Snow are the big ones.
Colleges like Castleton, Green Mountain, St. Joseph’s make the Rutland area youthful and vibrant. Brattleboro, Bennington, Manchester and Arlington were some of the first towns to be established in Vermont and help make Southern Vermont the state’s most historic region.

Exploring Vermont | Northern Vermont

Northern Vermont has everything –– big everything. There’s Burlington, the state’s biggest city, there’s Mount Mansfield, the state’s highest mountain, and there’s the bulk of Lake Champlain, more than 10 miles across at its widest stretch. The state’s biggest names in business are here: IBM, Fletcher Allen Hospital, Burton Snowboards and Ben & Jerry’s.

What’s Your Summer Plan?

Vermont offers dozens of different programs around the state –– no matter what you are into, Vermont has something fun for you to do during your summer break. With a little planning and organization, you’re bound to have the best summer yet.
One great option is the Kids Culinary Camp in South Hero, but there are countless programs around the state that cater to specific interests.
Hidden close to the Canadian border, the Kids Culinary Camp is a haven of cuisine, science and friendly people.


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