Don’t let Vermont’s small size fool you. Once you enter the state, you might be bit overwhelmed when you start trying to decide what you’ll do first. Will you visit one of the 800-plus ponds and lakes the state holds? Will you sample some local maple syrup? After all, Vermont leads the nation in maple syrup production. Maybe you’ll have time to drop by one of the many festivals in Vermont. Whether you’re into making cheese, eating cheese, drinking craft beer, listening to live music or dancing, the Green Mountain State’s festival scene likely has something to sooth your soul. These Vermont festivals prove how much stuff really is packed inside the small state.