Family-Friendly Vermont

Family Traditions are Just Waiting to be Launched

Family traditions are forged and fortified in Vermont. Whether your clan is into midweek field trips to a Vermont museum or historic site, a mountain getaway, a shopping weekend, camping getaway or a hunting trip, families come home from time in Vermont closer and more tightly bonded than ever. Historic sites, museums, and other educational centers are an impactful way to keep your kids entertained while strengthening critical thinking skills and building knowledge. Save time for some fun on the trails, whether skiing and hiking

Each season leaves kids wanting more, and has grownups feeling like kids again. Spring means maple syrup, summer has long days for playing outside, fall is the time for harvesting, great local foods and our famous fall foliage, and winter means skiing and riding.

Family Attractions

Get a closer look at how Vermont is made, from Ben & Jerry's to cheese. All ages will enjoy an exciting peek behind the curtain.


Family-Friendly Hikes

Discover family friendly hikes that will bring you closer together while connecting with the outdoors.

Child snowboarding at Smugglers Notch in Vermont


Kids love all Vermont has to offer, from the outdoors and farm animals to museums and libraries. Plan your next family adventure, or learn from home.

Morning hike during sunset

Read the Blog

Our stories hub is here to help you keep up with what’s going on in Vermont. Read about hidden gems across the Green Mountains and keep thinking Vermont.

Winter in Montpelier Vermont


Grouped into three regions, Vermont’s 251 towns and cities offer just as many unique and exciting ways to experience The Green Mountain State.

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Dog-Friendly Vermont

Vermont welcomes visitors with their dogs! Public lands are great places for dogs to explore, and many of our lodging properties are pet-friendly. 

Maple syrup and french toast

Maple for the Family

Vermont maple products are kitchen staples, adding sweetness and delight to dishes from breakfast to dessert and all kinds of snacks in between. Find your family's next favorite way to use Vermont maple.

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.

family vacation

Plan Your Family Vacation

Family time is best when everyone joins in. Find family friendly businesses in Vermont for all ages and start looking forward to time in the Green Mountain State.