Central Vermont has plenty of indoor and outdoor fun for families & kids

Central Vermont is a family playground. Scenic vistas, waterways, and trails are just made for fun and recreation adventure all year round. You’ll find family friendly lodgings, many that welcome pets as well. Discover local and historic farms for food and learning. Get to meet farm animals up close. And take part in historic games, wagon rides and more. There’s a family camp getaway for grownups and kids with traditional summer camp activities. And be sure to visit a sugar works where making maple syrup, jams, jellies and other goodies are their specialty.
Lake Swimming at Camp Plymouth State Park - Your Place in Vermont - Okemo Valley
Okemo Valley - Your Place in Vermont

Lots to do and see from your perfect perch in the family-friendly Okemo Valley

Fun activities and attractions, comfortable accommodations, countless dining options: It’s no wonder families love visiting and staying in the Okemo Valley. Places to play include ski slopes and trails, skating rinks, rock-climbing centers, hiking trails and bike parks. You can visit the baby goats on a farm, fly down the mountain on a coaster track or through the trees on a zip line. Pick apples in an orchard or go on a snowmobile tour. Take a scenic train ride, go horseback riding or hang gliding. Lots of great places to shop, too, from country stores to unique boutiques. Stay in a mountain resort with indoor and outdoor pools, a hotel with a playground or a tucked-away inn with family-style dining.
Rock of Ages Quarry - Barre, VT
Rock of Ages Quarry and Manufacturing

558 Graniteville Road Barre, VT, 05654 Phone: 866-748-6877

Learn about quarrying and try it for yourself. The Cut-In-Stone Activity Center offers hands-on activities for children and adults. Sandblast-a-souvenir allows kids to create a memento of their visit. Other activities include geology explorations and learning the hand signals of the quarry derrickman. Check for seasonal changes in programs.
Trust for Public Land - Protecting Vermont's cherished trails one step at a time