Things to Do in Vermont - Area Attractions
Dining in the Northeast Kingdom
The Gorge in Coaticook Quebec is the longest suspended bridge 169 meters long and 50 meters high, appears in the Guiness book of world records.
Jay Challenge - Are you tough enough to run, kayak, and mountain bike for three days? The Jay Challenge is a 3 day stage race. Participants can decide how much or how little they want to do. The first day offers a 26 mile race across Lake Memphremagog (from Canada to the USA). The second offers one of the hardest off-road Mountain Marathons ever put together. Finally, the Jay Challenge holds their famous 50 miler Mountain Bike Race with more than 10,000 feet of elevation gain. $75 per day.
MOUNTAIN BIKING in Vermont
Kingdom Trails are a great place to go hike, ride your bike, snowshoe, and walk.
Moose Festival - The Annual Moose Festival is a great event for the entire family.
Jay Peak Annual Arts & Crafts Fair Jay
One of Vermont’s largest craft shows features over 70 artisans displaying their works. Pottery, paintings, jewelry, wood carvings, home spun yarns, maple syrup, quilting and more. Live demonstrations by artisans who produce maple sugar candy, yarn spinning, handmade hats, and hand-dipped candles. The show is set on a quintessential October Fest weekend in a pristine mountain environment
The Vermont Northwoods Stewardship Center offers over 30 km of groomed snowshoe and cross country ski trails, kids camps, coffee houses and lots of events.
Dog Sled Races are coming to town. They are brought to you by the New England Sled Dog Club.
The Arts and Events:
Check out Travel the Kingdom if you are looking for events and fun things to do in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.
The Northeast Kingdom Arts Council provides educational and entertaining programming to the community.
If you are looking for films, performances, jazz events, and more please check out the Catamount Arts Center.
If you are interested in museums the Fairbanks Museum is located nearby in Saint Johnsbury. Check out their current exhibits.
Restaurants and Good Food:
Mmmm, thinking of food. We have several excellent restaurants and places to dine in the Northeast Kingdom. Our favorite places to bring guests, and friends are: River Garden Cafe in East Burke, Vermont.
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Vermont Fish and Wildlife
Vermont Days offer free admission to all 46 Vermont State Parks’ day recreation areas and ten state-owned historic sites. The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife offers free fishing and five clinics on Saturday. Pack the picnic basket, load up the children, family and friends, and head out for an early dose of summertime and the best natural, scenic and historic treasures Vermont has to offer. Many parks and historic sites will offer special programs and hands-on activities. 802-241-3655 www.vtstateparks.com; www.historicvermont.org www.vtfishandwildlife.com