Enjoy Your Vermont Vacation

Kelly
Enjoy Your Vermont Vacation

Must Sees While Here

This amazing 1400 acre property is open to the public and right on Lake Champlain. Walking trails, petting zoo, cheese making demo, and for grown-up time head to the inn for a cocktail overlooking the Lake while the kids run around the gigantic lawn.
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Shelburne Farms
1611 Harbor Road
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This amazing 1400 acre property is open to the public and right on Lake Champlain. Walking trails, petting zoo, cheese making demo, and for grown-up time head to the inn for a cocktail overlooking the Lake while the kids run around the gigantic lawn.
On the NYT list of 500 places to see before you die, this outdoor museum is a national treasure. Don't miss the antique carousel, luxury train car and the famous Ticonderoga Ferry. Something for everyone here. The on-sight cafe is quality.
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Shelburne Museum
6000 Shelburne Road
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On the NYT list of 500 places to see before you die, this outdoor museum is a national treasure. Don't miss the antique carousel, luxury train car and the famous Ticonderoga Ferry. Something for everyone here. The on-sight cafe is quality.
While here, be sure to visit our 3 covered bridges in Charlotte. Quinlans is the closest and great for photo ops. The second is on Lake road right next to Charlotte Beach. The third, Seguin Covered bridge is just up the road a piece on Roscoe Road.
Quinlans Covered Bridge
33 Monkton Road
While here, be sure to visit our 3 covered bridges in Charlotte. Quinlans is the closest and great for photo ops. The second is on Lake road right next to Charlotte Beach. The third, Seguin Covered bridge is just up the road a piece on Roscoe Road.

Get Out on the Lake

Need to beat the heat and get out on the Lake. Take a ferry ride over to NY. Walk around Essex and grab dinner or an ice cream before your ferry ride back. The ferry takes just 20 minutes and is a easy, inexpensive way to get out on the lake.
Charlotte, VT Ferry Dock
2901 Ferry Road
Need to beat the heat and get out on the Lake. Take a ferry ride over to NY. Walk around Essex and grab dinner or an ice cream before your ferry ride back. The ferry takes just 20 minutes and is a easy, inexpensive way to get out on the lake.
Enjoy a day or evening sunset at our town beach. Plenty to explore on this rocky beach with dock and floating swimming dock. Amenities include playground, tennis courts, picnic table, charcoal grills all for you use. Parking is cheap $5 for the day/car and the views are amazing.
Charlotte Town Beach
1371 Lake Rd
Enjoy a day or evening sunset at our town beach. Plenty to explore on this rocky beach with dock and floating swimming dock. Amenities include playground, tennis courts, picnic table, charcoal grills all for you use. Parking is cheap $5 for the day/car and the views are amazing.
Need to launch your boat from the small to the large - head to the local fishing access. Free parking and launch facilities to get you out on the lake.
Charlotte Fishing Access Boat Ramp
1-99 Fishing Access Road
Need to launch your boat from the small to the large - head to the local fishing access. Free parking and launch facilities to get you out on the lake.
A great way to enjoy Lake Champlain and learn some local history. Lunch and dinner and sunset cruises daily.
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Spirit of Ethan Allen
1 College Street
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A great way to enjoy Lake Champlain and learn some local history. Lunch and dinner and sunset cruises daily.

My favorite foods

Simply the best Creemee and cookies in Vermont. Creemee is our local term for soft serve ice cream. They also have hard ice cream and doggie treats. Places to sit outside. Its popular so don't be surprised by the line. It does move quickly.
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Vermont Cookie Love
6915 Rte 7
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Simply the best Creemee and cookies in Vermont. Creemee is our local term for soft serve ice cream. They also have hard ice cream and doggie treats. Places to sit outside. Its popular so don't be surprised by the line. It does move quickly.
A little known local tip - this place sells local produce in August including tomatoes and fresh corn. Stop by anytime to pick up some locally grown items for dinner. Bring cash as its an old fashioned honor system.
Tenney's Snack Bar&Bottle Redemption
76 Jackson Hill Road
A little known local tip - this place sells local produce in August including tomatoes and fresh corn. Stop by anytime to pick up some locally grown items for dinner. Bring cash as its an old fashioned honor system.
Need some farm raised meat during your stay - visit Fat Cow Farm. You can even walk there. Their meat is amazing and prices reasonable. Only open M -W - F 3 to 6 so plan ahead.
Fat Cow Farm General Store
800 Bingham Brook Road
Need some farm raised meat during your stay - visit Fat Cow Farm. You can even walk there. Their meat is amazing and prices reasonable. Only open M -W - F 3 to 6 so plan ahead.
Pick your own or pick-up local, organically grown berries. Just a few minutes up the road, Adams has the berries.
Adam's Berry Farm
985 Bingham Brook Road
Pick your own or pick-up local, organically grown berries. Just a few minutes up the road, Adams has the berries.
Always a great experience. Sit by the window or in the outdoor cafe. French Bistro food with local ingredients.
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Leunig's Bistro
115 Church Street
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Always a great experience. Sit by the window or in the outdoor cafe. French Bistro food with local ingredients.

The essentials

Has all of the basic and sells gas. Good selection of local beers. Locally sourced eggs and meats in the freezer in back.
Spears Corner Store
20 Jackson Hill Road
Has all of the basic and sells gas. Good selection of local beers. Locally sourced eggs and meats in the freezer in back.
One of the two closest large grocery stores. The plaza also includes a hardware and auto store and Kinney drugs. All of the essentials in one stop.
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Shaw's
115c Monkton Road
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One of the two closest large grocery stores. The plaza also includes a hardware and auto store and Kinney drugs. All of the essentials in one stop.
The other closest supermarket. Hannafords is the brand of this market. The village of Hinesburg also has a Kinney drug, hardware store, gas stations and few local restaurants.
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Lantman's Market
10681 Vermont 116
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The other closest supermarket. Hannafords is the brand of this market. The village of Hinesburg also has a Kinney drug, hardware store, gas stations and few local restaurants.

City/town information

Burlington is just 12 miles away. It has a great selection of food and shopping with tons of outdoor cafes. Hit the waterfront where you'll find a beautiful bike path, a variety of restaurants and waterfront dining. Don't miss a trip to Burlington. Visit. loveburlington.com to get a list of restaurants and shops and things to do.
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Burlington
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Burlington is just 12 miles away. It has a great selection of food and shopping with tons of outdoor cafes. Hit the waterfront where you'll find a beautiful bike path, a variety of restaurants and waterfront dining. Don't miss a trip to Burlington. Visit. loveburlington.com to get a list of restaurants and shops and things to do.
American's Smallest City. The Otter Creek runs through the center of town, there is a public park below the waterfall where you an launch your water craft. Several shops and restaurants. Closest state liquor store.
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Vergennes
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American's Smallest City. The Otter Creek runs through the center of town, there is a public park below the waterfall where you an launch your water craft. Several shops and restaurants. Closest state liquor store.

The Mountains

Up for a hike up Vermont's second highest peak, check out camels hump. 360 degree views. Its about 5 hours round trip advanced hike and gets crowded on weekends. A local favorite is the sunrise or sunset hikes, but not for the inexperienced .
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Camels Hump State Park
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Up for a hike up Vermont's second highest peak, check out camels hump. 360 degree views. Its about 5 hours round trip advanced hike and gets crowded on weekends. A local favorite is the sunrise or sunset hikes, but not for the inexperienced .
Want to visit Vermont's highest peak the easy way - take the toll road to the top of Mount Mansfield. Great views from the parking area or hike the couple of miles along the ridge line to the top. https://www.sprucepeak.com/play/activities-historic
Stowe Scenic Auto Road
78 Toll Road
Want to visit Vermont's highest peak the easy way - take the toll road to the top of Mount Mansfield. Great views from the parking area or hike the couple of miles along the ridge line to the top. https://www.sprucepeak.com/play/activities-historic
Charlotte has its own state park with hiking trials and a road to the top. The views are amazing. They have camp sites and restrooms, water fountains and seating at the top.
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Mount Philo
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Charlotte has its own state park with hiking trials and a road to the top. The views are amazing. They have camp sites and restrooms, water fountains and seating at the top.

Sightseeing

A great local treasure this museum is in a beautiful location right on Lake Champlain. Great treat for the kids and lots more. Check their calendar for special exhibits. Learn all about the history and aquaculture of Lake Champlain.
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ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
1 College Street
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A great local treasure this museum is in a beautiful location right on Lake Champlain. Great treat for the kids and lots more. Check their calendar for special exhibits. Learn all about the history and aquaculture of Lake Champlain.