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Summer In Vermont

FIND THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO VISIT IN VERMONT

Many paths travel through the green mountains – from Vermont’s lakes and ponds to hiking and biking trails, there is no shortage of adventure here. 

Summer days bring together family and friends grilling at the state park, listening to live music on the green, or stopping for a maple creemee along the way.

Bicyclists enjoy a ride on a sunny day.

Outdoor Recreation

Vermont's outdoors remains a top destination for all ages. From epic adventures to more serene ways of taking in the view, Vermont's outdoor recreation opportunities are endless.

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Family Vacations

Families come home from Vermont closer than ever. Introduce kids to farmers markets, lake life, skiing and riding, and the laid-back pace of time spent in Vermont, and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Ariel View of Pawlet, VT

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.

Vermont crackers and jam

Made in Vermont

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

Bennington Battle Monument

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.

Lake Willoughby in Westmore Vermont

PLAN YOUR VISIT

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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THINGS TO DO IN VERMONT

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.