Summer In Vermont


Summer days in Vermont bring family and friends together with a sense of wonder and well-being that comes with slowing down and taking in your surroundings. There are as many ways to enjoy the summer season as there are paths that travel through the Green Mountains.

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Outdoor Recreation

Hikes, mountain bike rides, making camp outside, and paddling and fishing on clear water are just some of the ways to enjoy this season.

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Family Vacations

Disconnect from the everyday and immerse your family in Vermont’s history, culture, nature, and recreational opportunities. Family traditions are just waiting to be launched.

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Vermont Byways

The best way to experience Vermont is to leave the highways and travel the secondary roads. Visit historic downtowns and stop wherever catches your eye. Adventure is calling.

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Arts, Museums and Historic Sites

Murals enliven downtowns and make for bright backdrops for memorable outings in Vermont, while galleries, museums, and historic sites preserve and showcase some of the state’s finest art. Here, the arts are everywhere.

Made in Vermont

Vermont’s products offer the best of Green Mountain makers’ innovation and creativity. Explore a directory of Vermont businesses.

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First-Hand History

Vermont’s historic sites open to the public seasonally and feature museums, historic homes, guided tours and the chance to see Vermont’s beginnings up close.

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Vermont is dotted with hidden gems and wonderful attractions to seek out and visit across the state. Use our travel planning directory and events calendar to plan your perfect visit.

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Lakes, mountains, galleries, museums, performances, festivals, trails, restaurants, farms - there's no shortage of adventure in Vermont.

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Explore Vermont

Vermont’s byways, mountains, and downtowns beckon. We invite you to plan a Vermont summer at your favorite spots, or head off the beaten path to find someplace new to love.

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State Parks

Vermont's State Parks are open year-round. From camping in cabins to enjoying a day on the lake swimming, paddling or boating, learn more about Vermont's 55 state parks.

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.

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Free Vermont Inspiration Guide

Vermont’s annual Inspiration Guide contains trip planning resources including itineraries, regional attractions, and a comprehensive directory. Order your free package and start planning today.