Whether you paddleboard to relax or to work out, this lakeside resort is the place for you
For that perfect blend of exercise and relaxation, paddleboarding can’t be beat, which is why it’s such a popular pastime at the picture-perfect Basin Harbor resort. On this 700-acre resort by the shores of Lake Champlain, lake activities reign supreme. Bring your own board or rent one at the resort and head out onto the picturesque lake. Gently paddle along, observing birds and other wildlife, or get a great core workout by upping the pace. If you’re a beginner, using muscles you’ve not used before, never fear: There are spa services, including outdoor massages on the dock! Paddleboats, small boats, sailboats, even fishing poles, are also available. Please review our 2021 Reopening policies before placing your reservation.
Good family camping; hikes and walks; lake swimming; pets but not on beach
Boat rentals are available at the large sandy beach of this park, very popular family camping and hiking. Beach area has concessions, cafe, restrooms. The park has an on-air picnic pavilion for rent by the day. Holds 100 guests.
36 East Shore SouthGrand Isle, VTPhone: 802-372-4300
Many campsites; large sandy beach, swimming, shore fishing, sports fields
This is a very large and popular destination for family camping, with lots of campsites, some on the shore of Lake Champlain. Lakeshore areas permit water access for swimming and shore fishing. There is a boat launching ramp for registered campers. Kayaks and rowboats are available for rent. Campers are allowed free entry to the sand beach at Knight Point State Park (seven miles to the north) and Alburg Dunes State Park (19 miles to the north).