Here's a list of fun summer activities all within forty-five minutes of Burlington, Vermont!
- Stowe Village (Stowe, VT)
Before or after a scenic drive through the town of Stowe, stop in the village for must- have food, drink and all your local shopping needs! With a lovely small town feel, the Stowe Village is one of a kind.
- Sterling Pond Hike, (Underhill State Park, Jeffersonville, VT)
At just about two and half miles round trip, this breathtaking hike brings you to a spot only the local know, to a swimming pond and, a little further up. and you’re at the top of Smugglers Notch Ski Resort! This accessible, scenic route is one you’ll enjoy forever!
- Shelburne Farms (Shelburne, VT)
Whether you’re looking to walk on the incredible 1,400-acre historic working farm, visits the animals in the child-friendly barns, or enjoy a delicious farm-fresh meal at the Inn, this is a must-see location!
- Camel Hump (Camels Hump State Park, Huntington, VT)
One of Vermont’s most-well known hikes, just forty-five minutes from Burlington. Even with the beautiful Vermont scenic drive on the way there, nothing compares to the three-hundred-sixty-five degree view you’ll get when you reach the top of this mountain. This hike is also a favorite to many locals. After finishing, you can say you hiked the third largest peak in Vermont at 4,083 feet. A beautiful hike in the summertime, as you’ll see the lush green forests that we call home. This is a fall favorite as the view with Vermont foliage is hard to beat.
- Charlotte Berry Farm (Charlotte, VT)
Vermont has many pick-your-own berries farms in the greater Burlington area and beyond. However, nothing beats this one in the charming town of Charlotte, just twenty minutes from the Burlington area, right off Route 7. With almost any berry you’d want, from strawberries and blueberries, to blackberries and even pumpkins! In a rush or don’t want to pick them yourself? Buy from their farm store. Before you leave, enjoy one of their own home-made blueberry or strawberry Creemees (Vermont’s lingo for soft-serve ice cream). We promise you will not regret it!
- Shelburne Museum (Shelburne, VT)
Museum of art and design located in the south end of the town of Shelburne. Many of their buildings are historic structures and incredibly well-known. The Museum has over thirty exhibits on forty-fives acre with amazing green space and picturesque views of Lake Champlain. Impressive art, quilts and textiles, furniture, and an array of stunning must-see artifacts. See the current exhibit today- "Wild Spaces: Open Seasons Hunting and Fishing in American" - before it’s gone!