Things to do in Essex Junction with kids

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South Burlington
The guided factory tour is fun & educational for all ages. Guests will learn about the ice cream production process and how the Company's 3-part mission statement is incorporated into day-to-day business decisions.
Burlington
True North Kayak Tours has been operating on the shore of Vermont\'s Lake Champlain for the past 10 years, its experienced guides live locally and are familiar with the Lake\'s rich historical and natural history. True North guides are certified in w...
Cross City South
Yellow Jacket RV Resort is an oasis, bordered by the river and surrounded by thousands of acres of wildlife refuge.
Burlington
Our award-winning "green" building is set on upon the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain. Here you'll discover 60 species of fish, amphibians, and reptiles, major traveling exhibitions, and the multimedia Awesome Forces Theater.
Burlington
The kids programs are taught by caring educators wishing to share their excitement for the outdoors. Our youth programs challenge, educate, build self-confidence and develop leadership skills.
Shelburne
Shelburne Farms is a membership-supported, nonprofit environmental education center and National Historic Landmark on the shores of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, Vermont. Our mission is to cultivate a conservation ethic. Schoolchildren, adults, educat...
Shelburne
Shelburne Museum is one of the nation\'s finest, most diverse, and unconventional museums of art and Americana. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Mu...
Richmond
Since 1961 the backyard training area has grown into a challenging ski area with expanded lifts and slopes. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Vermont
Shelburne
Take a tour round the factory and then design your own bear in the "Create a Friend for Life Factory. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do with kids in Vermont
Huntington
The Birds of Vermont Museum is a delightful place where visitors can learn about birds and their role in the earth's ecosystems. A private, non-profit organization, the Museum features over 497 carved birds representing 258 species.
Milton
Today at Sand Bar, the smooth, sandy lake bottom remains shallow well out from shore, making this an ideal swimming spot for children. That, and the uninterrupted length of sandy beach, very high quality water in this section of the lake, and well-ke...
Huntington
Year-round education programs reach thousands of Vermonters of all ages through school, camp, family, and adult programs and workshops, including 4,500 school-aged children.
Charlotte VT
The 168-acre park is located atop Mt. Philo (968' elevation) and overlooks the Lake Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. A narrow, steep road (not recommended for trailers) provides visitors access to the top of the mountain. Th...
Stowe
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3, offering 16% green runs, plus beginner friendly terrain training and pipe park.
Stowe
Smugglers Notch is a narrow pass through the mountain with 1,000 foot cliffs on either side. In the early days, only a footpath and trail for horses existed. The Park is a corridor park with developed facilities along VT 108. It consists of a campgro...
Ausable Chasm
(17 Miles)
Ausable Chasm
Step back in time as you walk the nature trails in the midst of a primeval Adirondack Forest. Descend hundreds of feet and walk the natural stone walkways within the Chasm and gaze upon eons of geologic history etched in stone. Take a scenic raft o...
Dakin Farm
(18 Miles)
Ferrisburgh
You'll be able to learn how centuries old tradition combine with modern smoke house facilities to produce Vermont's most famous specialty foods.
Stowe
Cross country and back country skiing and snowboarding, snowshoeing and year round mountain biking, indoor activities and family facilities.
Waterbury
Little River State Park, which is part of Mt. Mansfield State Forest, primarily consists of a campground with 81 tent/trailer sites and 20 leantos. This is central Vermont's largest and most popular campground.
Jeffersonville
Visit Vermont\\\'s most dynamic gallery for the exhibition of the finest landscape painters in New England.
Stowe
The Vermont Ski Museum is located in the village of Stowe, it is in the Old Town Hall, which was built in 1818 and is on the National Register of Historic places, their mission being to collect, preserve and celebrate Vermonts skiing history.
Stowe
Catamount Fishing Adventures is a Stowe, Vermont guide service that offers fly-fishing, spin-fishing, and ice-fishing excursions. Located in Stowe, Vermont join us on guided fly fishing and spin fishing adventures for trout, bass, and northern pike.
Plattsburgh
is a vast facility aimed at educating families through fun and interactive discovery, features include Glow Room, Science Lab, Dentist, climbing wall, crawler and toddler soft play zone, climbing wall, and harvest to market food chain exhibit.
Waterbury
A great place for lots of icey fun! A place where talented figure skaters have a place to practice. Adult hockey pick up teams have welcomed the Ice Center with open arms. Our learn to skate program is offering a friendly opportunity to test the ice ...
St Albans Bay
There are 3 miles of shoreline, hiking trails, a nature center/museum, park store and food service, rowboat and canoe rentals, and places to swim and picnic.
Waterville
Children of all ages will have a fab time leading one of 30 soft-natured llamas on a hike along the cross-country trails around Smuggler's Notch. Along the way your guide will point out the all the animals and trees that make the hills their home.
Vergennes
The park has a play area and a swimming pool with lifeguards. There are a picnic area and a large open picnic shelter pavilion for large group gatherings. Boating (rentals available), fishing, and sailing are popular on Lake Champlain. You can explor...
Vergennes
Whatever your interests, the museum offers opportunities for on-water adventures, gallery browsing, and armchair exploration.
Ferrisburgh
Kingsland Bay State Park is one of Vermont's newest parks and at present has limited services. Much of the 264 acres, along the shores of Lake Champlain, remains as a natural area. The historic Hawley House (1790) is part of the complex.
Rivers Bend
(25 Miles)
New Haven
Come camp along the river and escape to the peace of Vermont. Rivers Bend Campground sits along 4000' of Vermont river frontage, with 67 prime RV and tent sites on the river's bank. From here you can canoe, kayak, hike, golf, bike, and sightsee many ...
Morrisville
The Noyes House, a two-story federal-style brick mansion built by the Safford family in the early nineteenth century, was the first location to be settled in the village of Morrisville.
Warren
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering 111 trails, 16 lifts, 3 terrain parks, and 20 wooded trails. A good number of green runs.
Lake Elmore
Elmore State Park has more than 700 acres, the area includes a large sandy beach, historic CCC bathhouse with a concession stand, restrooms and a rental pavilion, a picnic shelter, numberous tables and grills, and row boat, canoe and kayak rentals.
Middlebury
The Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History is the oldest chartered community history museum in the United States, welcoming visitors and researchers since 1882. It offers lively tours, exhibits and programs to enrich our understanding of Vermont's...
Middlebury
The Vermont Folklife Center, founded in 1984, is dedicated to preserving and presenting the folkarts and cultural traditions of Vermont and the surrounding region.
Wilmington
Aimed at kids under 48", eatures include the Candy Cane Express Train, kiddie rides, elf experiences and Santa himself.
Lake Placid
Sturdy bridges, walkways and groomed paths allow visitors to enjoy self-guided tours to view the beautiful waterfalls, dark pools and one of New York's largest pot holes. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with...
Ticonderoga
Welcome To Fort Ticonderoga! Two wars, five battles, one fort. Immerse yourself in nearly 2000 acres of exquisite landscape at Fort Ticonderoga. Experience the story of how the blood spilled to create an empire in the French & Indian War resulte...
Danville
Come early, spend the day at a National Geographic Geo-Tourism destination, 10 acres of amazing fun. New maze design and surprises every year, miles of pathways, bridges, Emergency Exits, Perplexing Puzzles, views, Barnyard Golf, 100' of underground ...
Orwell
Independence Petting Farm is fun for all ages! Enjoy the animals and enjoy some time on the farm!
Brownington
Historical village and museum. A memorial to 19th century history, and its builder, Alexander Twilight.
St Johnsbury
The St. Johnsbury Athenaeum is a private, nonprofit public library and art gallery.
St Johnsbury
New England's premiere museum of natural history, an exceptional example of Victorian collecting and exhibiting, with over 160,000 objects. The Collection including: Historical, Natural Sciences, Siber Gallery and World Cultures. The Fairbanks Museum...
Proctor
We have been presenting the past present and future of marble, as used in art, as building material and amazing world of everyday uses for more that 20 years!
East Burke
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, best suited to improvers with only 5 green runs but 26 blue, plus 3 terrain training parks.
Rutland
Our nationally recognized collection of Norman Rockwell\'s art, established in 1976, commemorates Norman Rockwell\'s Vermont years and the entire span and diversity of his career (1911-1978). Chronological display of more than 2,500 Norman Rockwell
Rutland
The museum offers a trip through over 200 years of maple sugaring history starting with the Native American discovery that maple sap cooked over an open fire produces a sweet syrup.
Pottersville
Explore the LARGEST cave entrance in the East, waterfalls, gorge, lighted caves, guided adventure tours with a cave float, gemstone mining, Frisbee golf, climbing walls, dino digs, crystal quest & gold rush mines, Adirondack memories museum, PBS vide...
Littleton
CRAZY HORSE Campground, in Littleton, New Hampshire, is family camping at its best! We are BIG RIG FRIENDLY! So, whether you are looking for a wooded site to pitch your tent or a serene place to hook up your RV, CRAZY HORSE Campground has something f...
Island Pond
The primary attraction of this general area is its remoteness: mountains with tree-covered slopes, fast running rivers and streams, and clear lakes. The land northeast and southeast of Island Pond is especially suited to the angler, the hunter, or th...

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Essex Junction with kids

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The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory

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ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center

(5 Miles) Zoos in Burlington

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Petra Cliffs Climbing Center

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Shelburne Museum

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Smugglers Notch State Park

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Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

(24 Miles) Museums in Vergennes

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Shelburne Farms

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Sugarbush Resort

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Birds of Vermont Museum

(11 Miles) Museums in Huntington

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Dakin Farm

(18 Miles) Tours in Ferrisburgh

Fun places to visit in Essex Junction with kids

Vermont is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Vermont's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Vermont with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Vermont - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in VT