Vermont lake resorts offer outdoors & luxury for fun family vacations

Vermont (VT) hospitality reaches its peak at the luxurious resorts on Lake Champlain and other mountain lakes. A vacation or short getaway to a Vermont lake resort means luxury lodgings in hotels, cottages, cabins, or guest houses; fine dining, water sports, and magnificent views. A fun vacation travel for families with kids or couples.

at Tyson, on Route 100, 2 Dublin Road Ludlow, VT, 05149 Phone: 802-228-8602 Toll-Free: 800-356-6844

A popular country inn with resort amenities

Set on a scenic waterfront in the lake district of central Vermont this historic country inn rebuilt from the original in 1840 beckons you to relax on its front porch and jump into the many activities in and around it. Open year round, the inn offers 23 rooms, a family suite, and 7 condos while most rates include a bountiful breakfast. There are row boats and canoes, a hot tub, swimming pool and tennis courts. Fish on nearby Black River and head out for Okemo just five minutes away where there’s great skiing and golf, and hiking, biking and horseback riding nearby. The renown restaurant’s unique food and excellent service have been featured in both Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines.

155 Sterling Ridge Drive Jeffersonville, VT, 05464 Phone: 802-644-8265 Toll-Free: 800-347-8266

Reconnect in the mountains of northern Vermont

Enjoy summer fun on the water in northern Vermont. Stay in a fully equipped log cabin nestled in the woods with access to two ponds. Canoe or kayak our 14 acre pond or enjoy fishing on both our large pond and small pond. Just a short distance away from Sterling Ridge Resort, Vermont Canoe & Kayak offer self-guided, guided tours and rentals along the Lamoille River. Tours are available for all interests such as the exclusive “Water & Wine Tour” to Boyden Valley Winery or start your day with a guided paddleboard yoga class on our large pond. Lodging includes fresh linens, fully equipped kitchens, and modern amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi. Cabins require two night minimum stay. Ask about discounted weekly cabin rentals.

195 Mountain Top Road Chittenden, VT, 05737 Phone: 802-483-2311

The Lake glistens and inspires at this scenic Vermont resort

Here at this magnificent year-round destination resort, the lake is 740 acres around and washes onto your own private beach. You’re in a most scenic setting in central Vermont overlooking the Green Mountain National Forest. There’s endless water fun from boating and swimming to various forms of paddling. On land a four season menu of sports and recreation awaits on and off the resort’s 350 private acres. Relax in classic and luxurious rooms and suites, cabins and guest houses many of them pet friendly. Dine fine and casual on creative cuisine in the dining room, tavern or on when it’s warm, on the terrace. Romantics swoon here, families and friends reconnect and always the lake invites, cools, refreshes and inspires.

4800 Basin Harbor Road Vergennes, VT, 05491 Phone: 802-475-2311 Toll-Free: 800-622-4000

Experience active tranquility at Basin Harbor

You'll enjoy all that Lake Champlain has to offer at Basin Harbor Club. With 700 acres of Vermont landscape alongside beautiful Lake Champlain, you can simply relax or engage in more than a hundred different activities - from a round of golf on our 18-hole championship course, to fishing or sailing on the lake, art classes, hiking & biking through the countryside, or stay close & relax at the pool or our Blue Chair Day Spa. Accommodations include the original farmhouse, our contemporary Adirondack-style lodge, and more than 70 family cottages. And dining at Basin Harbor is an unforgettable experience, whether you choose our casual Red Mill Restaurant, our more formal Main Dining Room, or dining al fresco on the North Dock.

175 Tyler Place Highgate Springs, VT, 05460 Phone: 802-868-4000

Magnificent lakeside activity for one and all

Look no further than here for that all inclusive family lake vacation. If it’s waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, sailing or swimming, you’ve found your paradise. Six generations of Tylers have designed this destination with families in mind and added special activities and amenities for each age group. There are 70 family cottages and suites featuring separate parents' bedrooms and 1-4 additional bedrooms, almost all with living rooms, screened porches, kitchenette or in-room microwaves and fridge. A rambling, country Inn offers a separate sleeping wing with 12 family suites and studios. Three healthy meals each day, the Fireplace Lounge and Bar for Mom and Dad, and children’s programs, recreational facilities and equipment make for endless lakeside fun.

1 Clubhouse Road Fairlee, VT, 05045 Phone: 802-333-4311 Toll-Free: 800-423-1211

The lake is just the beginning

If you love grand resorts and pristine mountain lakes, this is the place for you, your family, and closest friends. In sight of the Connecticut River in the Green Mountains, this full-service, year-round vacation paradise will satisfy anyone with a zest for skating, snowshoeing, swimming, boating, hiking, playing golf or tennis. Or just sit quietly by the calming lakeside waters and hear the plaintive wail of the loon. 130 guest rooms and suites, most having stunning views of the lake and some with balconies. A fully furnished Lakeside Cottages can be rented with their own beach and dock. Awesome. Picturesque. Unforgettable. Any time.