Local Attractions and Things to Do
"Kayak and Canoe Tours daily right here on the Beautiful Lamoille
River. 'We go when you do' is one of our mottos. Enjoy a peaceful canoe
or kayak tour [self-guided or guided]. Bert's Boats offers many Specialty
Tours such as our popular Winery Tour ending at the Boyden Valley Winery
or our Family Ice Cream Tour to name a few. Call us 24/7 or visit our site. 'Fun
and Adventure for Family and Friends.'"
"Making it easier for you to get out on the
water. With a variety
of trips and leaving times there's no reason we can't get you and your
family out paddling in no time."
Dog Sledding and Skijoring
"Visitors come from all over the globe to spend a few hours meeting,
greeting, harnessing, riding on snow or wheels and enjoying the fun that
our home-raised dogs share with them."
"Our trips are designed to be educational and interactive; as well as
being part of our training program. We want you to be
a part of our team and feel that you ran the dog team. We encourage as
much participation from you that is within your comfort level."
Dog sledding, plus dog-drawn scooters and carts. "Peace Pups is a small business with a big variety of sled dog adventures
which include skijoring,
dog scootering, summer and fall
sled dog rides with wheeled carts, winter
dog sled rides and educational presentations."
Horse-Drawn Carriage and Sleigh Rides
Nestled deep in Vermont back country, Raven Ledge offers
visitors a unique Vermont country experience, with horse
drawn carriage and sleigh rides through scenic atmosphere, mountain vistas,
and a private covered bridge.
3 big mountains with 1,000 acres of terrain for every ability, Smugglers'
is the perfect playground in which to recreate and rejuvenate in a family-friendly
"Our customized 1 and 2 hour day tours leave Sterling Ridge and travel
through wooded trails and across open fields with mountain views."
"Boyden Valley Winery is part of a fourth-generation farm in the
pastoral Lamoille River Valley. Using the finest Vermont apples and fruit,
and our own grapes and maple syrup, we create premium Vermont red and white
wines as well as Vermont fruit wines and hard ciders."
The Old-Fashioned Harvest Market, Underhill
The Old Fashioned Harvest Market, started in 1975, is a family
community event that attracts more than 10,000 visitors each year. The
event features crafts, hay rides, flea market, a silent auction, parade,
cider, baked goods, jams, pizza, cotton candy and much more. Route 15.
Annual Stowe Oktoberfest, Stowe
Jackson Ice Arena will be transformed into a Bavarian village for this
annual celebration of harvests and fall foliage. From oompah bands to authentic
German foods to freshly brewed Vermont beers to pumpkin and face painting – there’s
something for every “villager” — young
and old. Friday 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; 11 a.m. to
5 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit www.stoweoktoberfest.com.
South Hero Applefest & Craft Show, South Hero
Vermont’s largest apple festival includes free entertainment, music,
flea market, cider pressing contest, crafts, petting zoo and plenty of
apples. For more information, visit www.VermontVacation.com or
Stowe Foliage Arts Festival, Stowe
The 26th annual event is widely known as a festive marketplace. In addition
to the juried Fine Art and Craft exhibitors, the ambiance is fueled by
diverse and delicious food fare, live entertainment, and an amazing array
of kids’ activities. For more information, visit www.craftproducers.com.
Haunted Forest, Williston
What is the Haunted Forest like? The Haunted Forest features outdoor
community theater set amidst the magic and enchantment of a dark forest.
A pair of mysterious guides lead guests through the Haunted Forest. The
flickering faces of over 1,000 jack-o’lanterns light the dark trails
Throughout their passage, visitors encounter strange and hilarious characters
in a variety of Halloween-theme scenes. For details, visit www.thehauntedforest.org.
Haunted Happenings, Shelburne
Celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating, a costume contest, games
and more at Shelburne Museum’s annual Halloween extravaganza. Enjoy nonstop
activities at 20 buildings on the museum grounds. Haunted house and scary
obstacle course, too! 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, visit www.shelburnemuseum.org.