Green Mountain State

Lake Vacation in Vermont

Summer on the Lake

A lake vacation in Vermont offers unparalleled tranquility and natural beauty, from the serene reflections of towering pines on the water to the vibrant hues of sunsets painting the sky. Wake to the gentle lapping of waves against the shore as the first light of dawn peeks over the mountains. Spend your days exploring crystal-clear waters by kayak or paddleboard, relaxing on sandy beaches, or fishing from a boat or a dock. Whether you choose a family resort on the shore, a rustic campsite, or a classic lakeside cottage, the lush surroundings and fresh air will elevate you to a whole new state. Vermont’s lakes are an escape from the everyday, blending natural beauty with the comfort of well-loved vacation traditions.

Vermont is home to more than 802 lakes and ponds.

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Find Lodging by the Lake

Your overnight accommodations help define your Vermont vacation. Whether you find yourself in a rustic cabin by a pristine lake or a classic New England family shore resort, or bedding down beneath the stars soundtracked by waves, find a place to stay by the lake this summer.

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Vermont State Parks

In Vermont, 55 state parks are open year-round, offering easy access to many of the state’s lakes and ponds. Discover boat rentals, boat launches, overnight camping, picnic areas, and much more at parks statewide.

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