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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.
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Get a Taste of Farm Life

Staying at Liberty Hill Farm lets guests experience everyday life on a working farm, including milking cows and bottle-feeding calves. Some families return every year for the sense of serenity farm life affords.

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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

ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

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.

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Wheelchair-Accessible Vermont Adventure

Blogger and wheelchair user Cory Lee tours Vermont for a week of accessible adventure in the fall, from sampling maple syrup and seeing wild birds up close to taking in beautiful waterfall views on accessible trails.

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TOWNS & REGIONS

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. 

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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.

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.

Plan Your Family Vacation

Family time is best when everyone joins in. Find family-friendly places to visit and start planning your trip.

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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.

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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.