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Things to do in Vermont

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Lodging
“Ok.. I know A lot of people love to stay in Vermont for the skiing and snowboarding. Okemo will definitely be a new favorite of yours !”
  • 66 locals recommend
Hotel
“Be sure to check out the events calendar. Lots of fun activities happening beyond skiing & riding. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Farm
“Wonderful architecture from late 1800's from the Vanderbilt/Webb Family available to walk trails, visit the barn, dine and/or have a drink at the Inn perched over Lake Champlain.”
  • 85 locals recommend
Factory
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“Conveniently located on Route 100, so there is no excuse not to visit this local ice cream legend. Tour the factory, sample the ice cream and reflect on the creativity at the heart of this place.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Theme Park
“EnJOY exciting rides & entertaining shows, gingerbread cookies & ‘elfabet’ elves, Santa and his reindeer, and the expanded Ho Ho H2O water park. One of the ‘Top 25 U.S. Amusement Parks’ for six years in a row—#1 in New England—TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Awards. One low admission includes all features for the entire day, plus parking, strollers, and more. A tradition from our family to yours for nearly 70 years. Pure Joy. Family Style.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Take your time! Picnic half way up! The view is worth your effort (especially in the fall!)”
  • 51 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Tour where the ice cream is made and the story behind it. As well as eat great ice cream! ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Arcade
“Largest arcade!! Also has bowling, indoor mini golf and zip line adventure course”
  • 44 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Delicious bbq-style, with larger menu than the brewery out back. This is a very popular spot and there is often a wait so try to go a little early or a little late and you should be able to get in. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
Ski Area
“We love Bromley! This is a low-key, fun loving mountain. In the winter, this mountain has a bit of skiing and riding for everyone. In the summertime, they've got zip lines, ropes courses, waterslides, alpine slides and more. Fun, Fun, Fun!”
  • 58 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“ind great savings on merchandise from your favorite designer and name-brands direct from the manufacturer at stores like: Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Gap, Coach, J.Crew, Talbots, Banana Republic, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour, Old Navy and many more. Before you travel, check out the Tanger Outlet website to find the latest Coupons & Sales Offers for Tanger Outlets in Tilton. Or, when you arrive at the outlets, make your first stop Shopper Services to learn about the benefits of joining TangerClub (Tanger Club information is also available online). In Shopper Services you can purchase a coupon book full of great savings or if you are already a TangerClub member pick up a coupon book for free! Think Outlets, Think Tanger.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Spa
“Stratton Mountain Resort has something for everyone! Winter offers skiing and riding, snowmobiling, ice skating and more. Summer offers and 18-hole golf course, downhill mountain biking, outdoor concerts and events! All year you can enjoy Village shopping, spa services and restaurants. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great upscale place to go on a romantic date. On the pricey side, but worth it. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“A top 5 brewer in the US. Arguably the best in the US. Go find out how good it really is and see a part of VT that most people never visit. The beer, the place, the view, the people, make this place super special. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Brewery
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“This place is huge with plenty of things to eat and drink on the menu. The Sation has 2 bars in it with outside seating as well.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Museum
“Great for the entire family. Learn about Lake Champlain and all the creatures that live here. ”
  • 64 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Factory
“Conveniently located on Route 100, so there is no excuse not to visit this local ice cream legend. Tour the factory, sample the ice cream and reflect on the creativity at the heart of this place.”
  • 67 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Delicious bbq-style, with larger menu than the brewery out back. This is a very popular spot and there is often a wait so try to go a little early or a little late and you should be able to get in. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Great upscale place to go on a romantic date. On the pricey side, but worth it. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Brewery
“This place is huge with plenty of things to eat and drink on the menu. The Sation has 2 bars in it with outside seating as well.”
  • 58 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Hands down one of our favorite restaurants for dinner. Reservations are necessary but walk-ins can be taken at the bar or chef’s table”
  • 56 locals recommend
Bar
“Long list of local Vermont beers, as well as regional wine and ciders. Breakfast is great! ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Gastropub
“A solid place to get American food like burgers and chops. They use locally sourced ingredients and have an expansive beer menu. Solid food and lively atmosphere. Be prepared to wait if it’s high season. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Brewery
“Right by the Connecticut River, amazing roof terrace. Look for the bald eagles.”
  • 61 locals recommend

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