HOME > SUMMER
SUMMER

Recreate in the Healthiest State

Summer in Vermont is Bursting With Energy

This summer enjoy a trip to the cool mountains and crystal clear rivers and streams of Vermont. During the summer there is a constant pulse of energy, arts events, natural recreation, social gatherings and downtown festivities across the state's inspiring landscape. There is plenty of summer action throughout the state whether you want to sip a summer beer at a local brewery or climb Vermont's tallest peaks.

The warmer months provide outdoor enthusiasts, like you, the opportunity to enjoy the exceptional recreation that Vermont is renowned for. In Vermont you will find hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, golf and much more. Enjoy an invigorating morning playing outdoors and an evening in the hot tub gazing at the stars. Your family will thank you for it.

Be sure to check our extensive events calendar. In the summer months there is nearly always a festival, beer tasting, concert or athletic event.

Don't forget about Vermont Days, an annual weekend in June celebrating the arrival of summer, allows anyone to enjoy a free sample of Vermont's excellent fishing, state parks, and historic culture. This year, Vermont Days takes place June 11 and 12.

campaing

Camping

As spring arrives, so does the opportunity for camping. It's a comfortable time of year to camp, but be sure to know the "leave no trace" etiquette.

A fly fisherman casts a line into stream.

Fishing

Whether you fly fish Vermont’s creeks and streams, cast from a boat on Lake Champlain, or fish from shore, fishing is a slower-paced recreational activity – but that doesn’t mean it lacks excitement!

golfing

Golf the Green Mountain State

Improve your game in some of the most scenic, challenging, well-designed golf courses in the world.

attractions

Attractions

Some of Vermont’s tours and experiential visits seem tailor-made for children. Try a factory tour at Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream for a bird’s-eye view of the production room and get a taste of the flavor of the day.

Order a 2016 Vermont Vacation summer/fall guide or view it online.

Free Vermont Vacation Guide

Also available online, the Vermont Vacation Guide is filled with great content to steer your Vermont visit in the right direction.

Grand Point North Event

Events Calendar

When you find an event, add it to your favorites for easy planning.

Vermont Life day planner over Vermont Life calendar

Get Started With Travel Planner

A super resource for places to go, Travel Planner can help find attractions, events, lodging, dining and destinations that will match what you're looking for.