VT Vacation Activities
Vermont Family Vacation Activities
There is plenty to do for everyone during your Vermont vacation. We found plenty of fun Vermont activities – from outdoor adventure sports and cultural activities such as outstanding art galleries, museums, live music, theater, historic sites and more. You may also climb a cliff, take a Vermont farm tour, visit a cheesemaker, or float above the trees. Vermont is a four-season vacation destination with a wide variety of “things-to-do”. Explore all of the links below to discover fun family activities and attractions. Discover a new favorite vacation activity and make it an annual tradition. Ask us about visiting Vermont or share your comments. To feature your VT business, contact us.
Vermont Family Activities
PetraCliffs Climbing Center and Mountaineering School, 105 Briggs Street, Burlington, VT 05401 | 866-65-PETRA
Located in Burlington, PetraCliffs is a Vermont's premiere indoor rock climbing facility and climbing school. Our gym features 8,500 square feet of climbing walls and bouldering for all abilities. Our programming, guiding, and instructional course focuses on individuals and groups of all ages.
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Above Reality Inc. Hot Air Balloon Rides, 70 Essex Way, Essex, VT 05452 | 802-899-4007
Enjoy spectacular views of the Green Mountains, Lake Champlain, and the Adirondack mountains during a memorable balloon flight with our friendly and skilled staff. We'll whisk you above the ordinary and take you on a magical voyage above the treetops. All flights conclude with a champagne toast and VT cheese and fudge.
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Scott Farm Orchard, 707 Kipling Road, Dummerston, VT 05301 | 802-254-6868
The Scott Farm, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has been in active cultivation since 1791. This 571 acre farm includes over 120 varieties of ecologically grown heirloom apples on 40 acres. Harvest starts in late August and peaks in October. We have a pick-your-own orchard and numerous seasonal events. Check out website for details.
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Vermont Antique Mall, 5573 Woodstock Road, Quechee, VT 05059 | 802 281-4147
Located in the heart of Quechee Gorge Village, you’ll find our 17,000 square foot barn filled with antiques, vintage and collectable treasures. Come see the area’s largest selection, with hundreds of dealer booths and new stock daily. Nearby eateries and seasonal events make this a “must see” for all ages. Shop where the dealers shop! Open daily 10am – 5pm.
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The Governor's House in Hyde Park, 100 Main Street, Hyde Park, VT 05655 | 866-800-6888
Centerpiece of a quiet village, the completely restored historic mansion offers modern comfort with the gracious elegance of an earlier time. Period furnishings. Bedroom fireplaces. Mountain views. Jane Austen weekends. Afternoon tea. Small private events and weddings. The perfect elopement package.
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Odyssey Events VT, 276 Laber Road, Bridgewater Corner, VT 05035 | 802-342-1513
Hands-on cooking classes offered by Chef Ted at his mountain top idyll. Discuss the many possibilities or choose from pre-scheduled classes. From pastas and pizzas to meats, seafoods, vegetables, and desserts. Learn then eat what you cook. BYOB.
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Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce, 57 Pond St., Ludlow, VT 05149 | 802-228-5830
We serve the Towns of Andover, Cavendish, known for trophy trout fishing; Chester, known for Arts & Antiques; Ludlow, home of Okemo Mountain Resort, Mount Holly famous for Cider Days; Plymouth, home to Pres. Calvin Coolidge State historic site and Weston, home to the original Vermont Country Store.
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Mountain View Farm Animal Sanctuary, 3383 Darling Hill Rd., E. Burke, VT 05832 | 802-626-9924
Visit Mountain View Farm Animal Sanctuary in Vermont to see our rescued animals and please consider making a donation to help us care for them. If you share our love for animals and would like to get more involved with MVFAS we would love to welcome you as a volunteer. Volunteers join us on the farm or from their homes offering their time and services to the sanctuary.
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Robb Family Farm, 827 Ames Hill Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301 | 802-257-0163
Home of fine Vermont crafts. We produce the purest maple syrup you can find as well as a large assortment of fine hand-crafted treasures. Enjoy the scenic Vermont landscape and views from our shop. The Robb Family Country Shop is a family run business, consisting of a charming gift shop, farm events, mail order and baked goods by order. The shop is open throughout the year selling our own Vermont Maple Syrup, Vermont Maple Candy, Maple Syrup Party Favors, Gift Boxes, and Family Raised Beef. Sugarhouse Tours are offered year round.
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Sugarbush Farm, 591 Sugarbush Farm Road, Woodstock, VT 05091 | 800-281-1757
Sugarbush Farm is located on a 550 acre hilltop outside of Woodstock Village. Visitors watch cheese production, year round maple tours, sample Sugarbush Farm cheeses, Vermont Maple Products, local Honey, and other products. You can walk the nature trail, see farm animals, and best of all free admission. The farm is located 3 miles off US Route 4 on Hillside Road, across from the Taftsville Bridge, 3 miles east of Woodstock, VT. Sugarbush Farm Store is open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
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Check out Vermont’s Top Events
Enjoy High Tea in Vermont
Visit a Vermont Campground
See Vermont from above – take a Hot Air Balloon Ride
Skiing in Vermont
Hiking in Vermont
Golfing in Vermont
Fishing in Vermont
Cross-country Skiing in Vermont
Unwind at a Vermont Spa
Snowboarding in Vermont
Snowmobiling in Vermont
Bring the Kids for a Vermont Family Vacation
Visit a Vermont Art Gallery
Visit a Summer Theatre
Visit a Vermont Museum
Learn about Vermont birds, go Bird watching, or Share Bird Photos
Visit a Vermont Flea Market & Craft Fair
Take a Vermont Factory Tour
Visit a Vermont Country Fair or Exposition
Go canoeing or kayaking
Stay at a Romantic Vermont Inn
Discover a Great Vermont Restaurant
Go Car Shopping
Listen or Dance to “live” music
Shop Local at a Vermont Farmers’ Market
Visit a Vermont tourist attraction
Visit a State of Vermont Historic Site
Get Married in Vermont!
Have a great Vermont Wedding
Watch Vermont Maple Syrup being made
Take a bike ride or walk on the Stowe Recreation Path
Find a Vermont covered bridge
Support the Arts! Visit a Vermont Theatre or Playhouse
Tour a Vermont brewery or Vermont winery
Visit a Vermont Church, Synagogue or other House of Worship
Take a Bicycling tour or go Mountain Biking
Go House Hunting with a Vermont Realtor
Visit an annual Vermont Event
Take a Walk in Weissner Woods
Visit a Vermont Antique Store or Craft Center
Enjoy a weekend Outlet Shopping Spree!
Take a ride in an Airplane to view Vermont’s scenery!
Visit a Vermont Farm Stand or Apple Orchard
Visit a Vermont Cheese Producer – take home some Vermont Cheddar!
Go Swimming! Find a Vermont beach
Try Ice Fishing on a Vermont Lake or Pond
Go Horseback Riding
Go to movie! Visit a Vermont cinema, movie or drive-in theatre
Go Monster Hunting! – Look for a mysterious serpent named Memphre
Visit a Vermont used bookstore
Visit Dog Mountain
Visit a Vermont alpaca farm
Go on a hike with a Llama – Llama Trekking in Vermont
Visit a Vermont State Park
Go Rock Climbing
Visit a Vermont Amusement Park