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Northern Vermont

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Description - Northern Vermont is a diverse region offering wonderful trophy fishing in Lake Champlain to fabulous downhill skiing in Stowe to remote hiking along the Long Trail. A smorgasbord of year-round outdoor recreation is often minutes away from your stay.

Attractions - From farmlands where beef, dairy cattle and potatoes are grown to bustling resorts towns like Stowe and over to the headwaters of the Connecticut River, Northern Vermont has many sights to offer the visitor. There are over 25 covered bridges that dot the landscape enroute to attractions such as The Bennington Museum, Birds of Vermont Museum, Bread and Puppet Theater Museum, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, Homestead of Ethan Allen, Hyde Log Cabin, The John Strong Dar Mansion, The Old Round Church, The Old Stone House Museum, President Chester A. Arthur State Historic Site, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Shelburne Farms and Museum, St. Anne's Shrine, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum Art Gallery, Underwater Historic Preserves and the Vermont Studio Center.

Recreation - Northern Vermont offers endless opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy year-round outdoor recreation. From the freshwaters of the United States' sixth largest lake, Lake Champlain to the Cold Hollow and Lowell Mountains people enjoy year-round recreation including hiking, mountain biking, scenic driving, viewing wildlife, whitewater boating, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, hunting and fishing.

Climate - Winter daytime temperatures in the lower half of the Northern Vermont region averages 14 to 16 degrees Fahrenheit (-10 to -9 Celsius). The upper half of this region experiences winter temperatures ranging below 14 degrees Fahrenheit (below -10 Celsius). Summer daytime temperatures are cooler along the western area of Lake Champlain averaging 66 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit (19 to 21 Celsius). The central area of this region expects temperatures from 66 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit (19 to 20 Celsius) with the eastern area of this region experiencing the coolest summer time temperatures of less than 66 degrees Fahrenheit (below 19 Celsius). The yearly precipitation for the Northern Vermont Travel Region varies from less than 36 inches (91 centimeters) along the western line to more than 44 inches (112 centimeters) along the eastern border of New Hampshire and Canada.

Location - The southern border for the Northern Vermont Travel Region is a zig-zag across the state running below the city of Burlington, above the state capitol of Montpelier and dropping below the city of St. Johnsbury. The western boundary is Lake Champlain, the northern boundary is Quebec and the eastern boundary is New Hampshire.

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Vermont Department of Travel & Tourism, 134 State Street , Montpelier, VT, 05602, Phone: 800-VERMONT

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Vermont Travel Regions - Experience the beautiful state of Vermont! Rich cultural heritage, lush green valleys and picturesque rocky mountain peaks offer the visitor endless natural enjoyment throughout the three travel regions.


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