The Lake Champlain Valley: A Year-Round Destination
Discover Vermont's quintessential charm and unparalleled vitality! Located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain, the Greater Burlington Area offers its guests diverse cultural activities, mountain views, back country roads, world-class food, fantastic nightlife, superior shopping and a host of outdoor recreational activities in all four seasons.
Background Information on the Champlain Valley...
Entrepreneurial spirit and an educational tradition run deep in the Champlain Valley. It is a region filled with history, culture and natural beauty. There is always something to do, whether it's enjoying a late lunch on Church Street's pedestrian marketplace, taking a stroll along the trails of historic Shelburne Farms or enjoying a Vermont Expos baseball game on a warm summer evening. Factory tours are a fun way to spend the day, as our famous Vermont companies create chocolate, teddy bears, ice cream, snowboards and more.
If you love the great outdoors, you'll be inspired by the beauty of our lakes, mountains, rivers and forests. Hiking, skiing, fishing, biking, golfing, water sports, wildlife watching, ice climbing - the possibilities for outdoor recreation are endless! The Greater Burlington Area also has a great year-round calendar of festivals and special events, ranging from the annual Jazz Festival to a marathon through the streets of Burlington.
Towns of the Champlain Valley include:
Bolton, Bolton Valley, Brookside, Burlington, Charlotte, Colchester, East Charlotte, Essex, Essex Center, Essex Junction, Hanksville, Hinesburg, Huntington, Jericho, Jericho Center, Malletts Bay, Milton, Richmond, Shelburne, South Burlington, South Hinesburg, St. George, Taft Corners, Underhill, Underhill Center, West Bolton, Westford, Williston, Winooski
Information was obtained from the Vermont Department of Tourism
and various area Chamber of Commerce websites.
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