Vermont for Kids

Vermont Means Family Fun

Kids love all Vermont has to offer, from the chance to get up close and personal with farms and animals to opportunities to play outside and learn about nature to exploring small downtowns with the family. No matter the season, enjoy fun for the whole family in Vermont.
A girl and her grandparent view the sturgeons in the fish tank at ECHO.

STEM Learning

Vermont science institutions have teamed up to create a hub of resources for STEM learning at home, including live broadcasts, video tours, behind-the-scenes exploration of exhibits and downloadable resources.


5 Kid-Friendly Hikes

If you yearn for the beauty of the backcountry, but are not up for an epic day on the trail, there are many short hikes in Vermont that offer backcountry adventure with reward at the apex.


Mountain Biking with Kids

Kids love adventures in the great outdoors. Find it on two wheels on these five kid-friendly mountain biking trails from KidsVT.

Battle of Hubbardton Historic Roadside Marker

Historic Trek

Vermont’s historic sites teach and inspire. Explore the stories of Vermont's beginnings with interactive displays, trails and artifacts - and earn points to win prizes.

Kids VT - small people, big ideas!

Small People, Big Ideas

KidsVT, presented by Seven Days, is a great resource for finding kid-friendly events, activities, camps, health tips and more.

Kids view the Into The Lake exhibit at Echo, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain.

ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

The Echo, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain inspires and engages families and educates about the science of Lake Champlain’s ecosystems and efforts to care for them. 

Vermont is family friendly

Plan Your Family Vacation

Family time is best when everyone joins in. Find family-friendly places to visit and start planning your trip.

Statewide Events Calendar

Concerts, festivals, theatre, and many more large and small events are happening all over the state. See upcoming events and start planning.