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6 Things To Do In The Champlain Islands This Summer

Six things to do in the Lake champlain islands this summer in Vermont

Make the most of Summer 2023 by exploring all that the Lake Champlain Islands of Vermont have to offer. We've created a guide for the top must-try activities and events happening in each Champlain Island town to add to your summer bucket list. 

 Paddleboarding In North hero, Vermont

1. SUP & Lunch On The Lake | North Hero, VT.

North Hero Marina is offering stand-up paddle board rentals this summer. Enjoy a scenic paddle around Pelots and Carry Bay, and then enjoy lunch or dinner at Drifters, located right at the marina with views of the lake and marina. Learn more here

Isle La Motte Recreational Park in Vermont

2. Biking & Music In The Park | Isle La Motte, VT.

On July 14th, The Nobby Reed Project will perform at the Isle La Motte Recreational Park. The show is free, and meals are available for purchase. Make a day of this event! Spend the day biking or exploring the scenic town and landmarks like St Anne Shrine, the town beach, The Quarry, Goodsell Ridge, and Isle La Motte Vineyard. Learn more about Music In The Park

Kramer and Kin Brewery in Alburgh, Vermont         

3. Brew Hop & Golf | South Hero & Alburgh, VT.

Visit the Champlain Islands' local breweries, Two Heroes and Kraemer & Kin. Start your day in South Hero at the Two Heroes tasting room at 1 Ferry Road, then take a scenic drive up to the Alburgh Golf Links, where you can play a round of golf and then enjoy a meal and cold beer at Kraemer & Kin. Visit Kraemer & Kin and Two Heroes for more information.

Worthen Library in South Hero, Vermont

4. MAGIC! With Tom Joyce | South Hero, VT.

Kids Event! On Thursday, July 13th, Tom Joyce will return to perform one of his amazing magic shows! New books and new tricks, all in one exciting event. Ages 4 and up. Learn more here.

Camping at Grand Isle State Park in Vermont

5. Staycation at Grand Isle State Park | Grand Isle, VT. 

Grand Isle State Park is Vermont's most visited state park; it has great camping and even nature trails. The extensive shoreline is set up nicely for both fishing and swimming. Make sure to reserve your campsite before you plan your getaway.

Alburgh Dunes State Park in Alburgh, Vermont

6. Beach Day At The Alburgh Dunes | Alburgh, VT.

Soak up summer at one of the longest beaches on Lake Champlain. The Alburgh Dunes is a natural sand beach in south Alburgh that offers day use access to one of the Islands most beautiful beaches. Pack the coolers and sunscreen and enjoy this wonderful Vermont State Park. Visit their website to learn more.

Summer in Vermont is the perfect time to explore the wonders of the Lake Champlain Islands region. Whether attending lively festivals, indulging in local cuisine, or embarking on outdoor adventures, this bucket list will fill your summer with unforgettable experiences. So pack your bags, gather your loved ones, and prepare to create cherished memories by the lake! 

Learn more about Life in the Lake Champlain Islands

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