Which U.S. city is the only state capitol with no McDonalds restaurant inside its boundaries?
Montpelier, the capital of Vermont is the smallest state capital in the U.S, and the only capital without a McDonald’s restaurant.
[divider]Vermont Restaurant Week
Missing your McMuffins? Don’t despair, there’s plenty to eat in Montpelier, as well as the rest of Vermont.
In late April, the state rolls out its 5th Annual Vermont Restaurant Week, where diners can enjoy fixed-price meals at the state’s top restaurants. More than 90 restaurants will participate, including renowned eateries such as Hen of the Wood (Burlington/Waterbury) and the Kitchen Table Bistro (Richmond) to local faves Three Penny Taproom (Montpelier) and Café Provence (Brandon/Waterbury).
Vermont Restaurant Week benefits the Vermont Foodbank. Last year, the event raised $6,600, which provided 19,800 meals.
Vermont Restaurant Week
[divider]More Vermont State Facts
- There are approximately 626,000 Vermont residents across the state’s 251 towns and cities.
- Vermont was first to abolish slavery in its constitution.
- Vermont was the first State to legally over the counter valtrex alternative recognize gay couples when it created civil unions, and it’s the first state to pass marriage equality through the legislature.
- It is the birthplace of two U.S. Presidents – Calvin Coolidge and Chester A. Arthur.
- Vermont is the lead producer of maple syrup, producing 1.3 million gallons, more than a third of the nation’s total maple syrup in 2013.
- Vermont has nearly 1,000 dairy farms; the average farm has 130 cows.
- Vermont is the nation’s number one Brewery State per capita, with more than 30 breweries.
- 76 percent of Vermont’s land area is forested.
- Vermont has 808 lakes and ponds and more than 7,000 miles of rivers and streams.
- Vermont has 223 mountains over 2,000 feet in elevation. Vermont’s highest peak is Mount Mansfield at 4,393 feet.
- Vermont is home to 3,000 moose, 6,000 black bears and 45-50,000 turkeys.
- Vermont is home to the world’s largest “deep hole” granite quarry and North America’s first marble quarry.
- Vermont has more than 1,000 miles of hiking trails.
- Vermont has more than 65 golf courses.
- There are more than 100 covered bridges.
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