Jay, Vermont 05859
Jay VT Lodging, Real Estate, Travel & Visitor Information
Jay, Vermont was originally named Carthage. The northern Vermont town of Jay was chartered on November 7, 1792. A border town located just west of the southern shore of Lake Memphremagog and the City of Newport – the largest city in Orleans County. Jay, Vermont is the home of Jay Peak Ski Resort. Jay Peak has grown and now includes a fabulous indoor water park. Jay Peak Resort is open year round. Neighboring Newport is a regional shopping mecca with numerous retail stores, restaurants, and nightclubs. The Newport Daily Express newspaper is published here, and the Newport State Airport is located near the Coventry town border. Lake Memphremagog is a popular fishing and boating destination, and is
a often photographed area. This deep, spring fed lake extends more than 30 miles into Quebec, Canada. Magog, Quebec sits on the northern end of the Lake. The mountains of Canada are clearly visible from the shores of Lake Memphremagog in Newport or the top of Jay Peak. Lake Memphremagog is also rumored to be inhabited by a large, amphibian creature dubbed “Memphre”. The serpent-like creature has been spotted on several occasions by both Canadians and Americans.
Phineas Swann Bed & Breakfast Inn, 195 Main Street, Montgomery Center, VT 05471 | 802-326-4306
The Phineas Swann Bed & Breakfast is New England's most romantic and pet-friendly getaway. Located just 7 miles from Jay Peak Resort, the Phineas Swann offers year-round recreational and vacation options, including skiing, hiking, cycling, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, leaf-viewing, and even swimming at Jay Peak's indoor water park.
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Jay Town Offices: 802-988-2996