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St. Albans, VT
(range: 6 miles)
Burton Island is a 253-acre park off the southwestern tip of St. Albans Point in Lake Champlain’s 'Inland Sea'. The park is accessible only by boat, with the state’s passenger ferry making the 10-minute trip from Kill Kare State Park. (This excerpt taken from the Burton Island website)
Welcome to Grand Isle State Park, located on South Hero Island in Lake Champlain. The Island, also known as Grand Isle, is 14 miles long and over 3 miles wide, making it the largest in Lake Champlain. It contains the towns of Grand Isle (on the northern half) and South Hero (on the southern half). The North and South Hero Islands are named in honor of early pioneering Vermonters who served in the American Revolution. (This excerpt taken from the Grand Isle State Park website)
From our fourth generation family farm in the heart of Vermont Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits is proud to carry on traditions that are firmly routed in our family heritage.  (This excerpt taken from the Boyden Valley Winery website)
The mission of the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum is to bring the eighteenth century to life as it was with early Vermonters Ethan and Fanny Allen, and to create an understanding of the Green Mountain hero, as well as his role in creating the state of Vermont. (This excerpt taken from the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum website)
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Burlington, VT
(range: 24 miles)
North Beach is our largest beach and the only beach with active lifeguards in our summer season. With food concessions, a playground, restrooms with showers, picnic tables and grills, North Beach has something for everyone. During the summer months you can also rent kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards at our vendors kiosk and take full advantage of what Burlington has to offer. The park and beach are open all year. (This excerpt taken from the North Beach website)
The Church Street Marketplace District is a business improvement district created in 1981, that includes the public street and all properties that abut Church Street between Pearl and Main Streets. It is a National Register Historic District and has been named one of the Great Public Spaces in America for its historic buildings, thriving retail trade, carefully maintained streets and walkways, and strong community support. (This excerpt taken from the Church Street Marketplace website)
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Burlington, VT
(range: 25 miles)
ECHO currently welcomes more than 167,000 visitors annually into a 34,500-square foot, award-winning LEED-certified facility. Through more than 100 interactive exhibits; 70 species of fish, reptiles, and amphibians; major changing exhibits; a 2,500-square foot early learning interactive space; ECHO encourages visitors to view the natural environment as part of their neighborhood and to explore, learn about, and consider opportunities for stewardship.  (This excerpt taken from the ECHO Leahy Center website)
For an unforgettable experience, just add water! (This excerpt taken from the Spirit of Ethan Allen website)
ArborTrek Smugglers’ Notch offers year-round, zip line eco-adventures ranging from the serene to the extreme. The Zip Line Canopy Tour is fully-guided and combines the thrill of high-speed zip lines with stunning views of the region and commentary on the local ecology, natural history, and lore of the area. The Treetop Obstacle Course and Climbing Adventure, on the other hand, are designed for those who want to get physical and include opportunities to slide, balance, jump, crawl, climb, dash, and swing through the trees on more than 90 elements. (This excerpt taken from the ArborTrek Smugglers’ Notch website)
This 100 acre park is open for use year round. Summer gate hours are 8:00 am-7:00 pm daily, starting the Tuesday after Memorial Day to Labor Day. This summer parking is allowed inside the park’s designated parking areas during the operating hours, as well as outside the park. The gate locks at 7 pm daily, make sure your vehicle is parked in the lot outside the entrance so you don't get locked in. The beach includes a designated swimming area and restrooms, the restrooms will be open June 18 - August 11 from 8:00 am-7:00 pm daily during the summer. Until June 18 and after August 11, please use the portalet located at the entrance of the park. The beach is open to the general public. There is several miles of trails for hiking, jogging, snow shoeing, and cross country skiing. (This excerpt taken from the Red Rocks Park website)
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