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Northern Vermont

Something for Everyone

Northern Vermont is a four-season destination with big-city amenities, world-class outdoor activities, rural landscapes, miles of open water on lakes and rivers, great shopping and dining, and numerous opportunities for enjoying the arts and history. Driving through northern Vermont and the Northeast Kingdom offers panoramic views, quirky, off-the-beaten-path stores and stops, and local culture you’d be hard-pressed to find anywhere else.
Mountain biking at Kingdom Trails

A Long Weekend Up North

Vermont's northern region is home to vibrant downtowns, beautiful views and adventure. This itinerary will help you to plan a trip of your own.

Sunny Skiing during a Vermont Winter

A Long Winter Weekend Up North

Opportunities to experience winter in northern Vermont are as bountiful as the region’s snowfall. Inside, winter experiences both indoors and out.

St. Albans Park Garden

VERMONTING IN ST. ALBANS

Adventures in St. Albans mean rides on ferry boats, a charming, walkable downtown, delicious local food and beautiful gardens. Go along with Vermont weekly Seven Days, and get inspiration to plan a trip of your own.

Shelburne Museum in Vermont

Vermonting in the Suburbs

Read about how to explore Vermont attractions, like Shelburne Museum, Shelburne Orchards and Shelburne Farms, with safety in mind, then plan a trip to see the area for yourself.

Isle La Motte Attractions

VERMONTING IN ISLE LA MOTTE

Isle La Motte is a small Vermont island with a lot to offer, from Vermont wartime history to delicious local food and natural beauty. Vermont weekly Seven Days explores the area.

Downtown shops in Burlington Vermont

Shop Vermont’s Main Street

Explore Burlington’s vintage shops and get inspired to find the perfect holiday present in your Vermont town.

NORTHERN VERMONT HISTORIC DOWNTOWNS

Vermont’s historic downtowns offer the chance to get off the beaten path and explore the history of the Green Mountains, as well as enjoy delicious local food, shopping that feels like treasure hunting and welcoming communities. 

festivals

Northern Vermont Events

Vermont events are sure to draw a crowd, ranging from live music to arts showcases to unique community festivals and fairs. Find a Northern Vermont event to look forward to.

Snowboarder within a round sun ray

WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO STAY

Vermont is home to unique lodging, world-class recreation, local food, shopping, history and art in beautiful surroundings. Plan your trip with our directory.