All travel and event logistics are being commandeered by Murray's Cheese. You sign up through their website and they take care of the tickets and transportation. This is something truly for the true cheese enthusiast, though. Getting to Vermont in time for the festival requires a midnight departure from New York. You'll ride via bus there and back with fellow cheese die-hards.
The festival is a celebration of the Vermont cheese scene, where there will be 50 cheesemakers, 20 wineries and breweries, 15 artisan food producers, tasting seminars, and over 100 cheeses to sample.
(Images: Vermont Cheesemakers Festival)