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Great Things To Do in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom

During your trip to the Northeast Kingdom, you’ll never be bored. There are plenty of fun activities to enjoy throughout the region, including museums, farm and winery tours, shows at arts centers, dogsledding, maple tapping, and more. There are also plenty of family-friendly activities to enjoy. Explore the NEK’s rich history and pristine natural wonders.
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Vermont's Northeast Kingdom

There’s an adventure for absolutely everyone in this exciting region of Vermont

Exciting adventures await in the Northeast Kingdom, home to breathtaking scenery and a hub for outdoor recreation, arts and culture and a growing foodie scene. Ski, snowshoe, bike or hike the region’s gorgeous woodland, lakefront and mountain trails. Spend an afternoon at a farmer’s market (do not leave without maple syrup), in the Museum of Everyday Life or in the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium. Catch a Circus Smirkus or Bread and Puppet performance or an outdoor concert. Go water skiing, fishing, swimming, kayaking or paddle boarding in a pristine lake, take a covered-bridge tour, visit a county fair, go golfing or check out the wide range of dining options, from farm-to-table restaurants to award-winning breweries and old-fashioned diners.
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Discover Newport Vermont

So much to do, indoors and out, in Newport Vermont

Deep lakes, scenic mountains, a vibrant downtown and activities to please vacationers all four seasons of the year. Located on Lake Memphremagog, the only New England lake shared with Canada, Newport has great sailing and boating all summer long. Visitors often book a scenic shoreline cruise or Sunday brunch out on water. A new waterfront recreation path offers plenty of outdoor adventures including biking, walking, running, birdwatching or just exploring nature. Take a break in the shade under a lakeside picnic pavilion or head to Prouty Beach for a game of tennis, basketball, or disc golf. Listen to live music near the gazebo or dine and shop downtown at independently-owned shops and art galleries. In winter, Newport, VT offers a variety of outdoor activities including ice fishing, skiing and snowmobiling.
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Dive Into the Life of the Mind at the Athenaeum

St. Johnsbury Athenaeum at 1171 Main Street in the northern Vermont town of St. Johnsbury has many great daily activities for adults and kids who want to explore the life of the mind. One example is the Frist Wednesdays series, where experts ramble about interesting topics. Recent topics were Vincent Van Gogh and the Books He Read and Bierstadt’s “Domes of Yosemite,” and the Creation of an American Icon. You can ekep uo with many other topical or quirky subjects by watching the Athenaeum’s Events page.