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* Whether you are looking for a scenic view from up high, or down low, Illinois has it all and can be a perfect destination for your next family vacation.
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On vacation with kids to: Vermont, USA.
Vermont is located in the north eastern part of the country and is the only New England state with no coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. The state of Vermont is bordered by Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and the Canadian province of Quebec.
The state has a population of 608,827, making it the second least populous state. State capital is Montpelier, and the largest city is Burlington. Vermont has a humid continental climate, a mud season in spring followed by a generally mild early summer, hot August and a colourful autumn, followed by a cold winter. The state of Vermont is famous for its scenery and dairy products and America's largest producer of maple syrup.
Vermont is notable for the Green Mountains in the west and Lake Champlain in the northwest. Lake Champlain, the sixth Great Lake, can be a great home base for many activities like swimming, windsurfing, sailing and fishing. Or take a schooner cruise and see the lake from on board a historic craft!
The Green Mountains and the Burlington mountain area, with some of the nation’s biggest and best ski resorts, are favourites during winter.
Another great destination is Burlington, it’s right on the shores of Lake Champlain, but also close to the mountains, holidays here are special at any time of year.
Or visit Montpelier, the capital of Vermont, with lots of sights to see, a favourite vacation spot for visitors seeking scenic beauty and recreational activities all year round.
From ski country to lake country, this state has the kind of landscapes and activities that make for unforgettable vacations with the kids.
Popular cities and towns in Vermont:
Some of the major and most popular cities and towns in Vermont are: Burlington, Essex, Colchester, Rutland, South Burlington, Montpelier, Newport, Hartford and Milton.
Vermont is one the leading ski destination in the north eastern United States and offers some great family friendly accommodations. Take a look at the accommodations section to find out what to look for in a accommodation suited for your children. Whether you are searching for a top notch ski resort, a family friendly hotel or a vacation rental like a slope-side condo, a cosy mountain cabin, a city apartment or a lakefront cottage, or there’s a Vermont accommodation that’s perfect for your vacation with the kids.
All depends on the season and vacation plans you have with the kids.
Although best know for alpine skiing in the winter, In the warmer months Vermont also offers activities like hiking, biking, nature watching, fishing, horseback riding, water activities and outdoor activities.
Amusement and Theme Parks
Bromley Mountain Thrill Zone
Great Vermont Corn Maze
Stowe Golf Park
Other sites and tours to see
Crowley Cheese Factory in Healdville in the Green Mountains
Long Trail Brewing Company in Bridgewater Corners
Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory in Waterbury
Shelburne Museum in Burlington
Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge
Vermont Institute of Natural Science in Woodstock
Wilson Castle in Green Mountains
Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
Church Street Marketplace in Burlington
Mad River Glen
Birds of Vermont Museum
More vacation destinations....
More usefull websites:
Vermont Official State Information Website
The official information guide to visiting Vermont from the State Department of Tourism