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Peru
Exciting rides and attractions for all the family, including: miniature golf, alpine slide, climbing wall, trampolines, The Big Splash water slide and loads more!
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.
Orwell
Independence Petting Farm is fun for all ages! Enjoy the animals and enjoy some time on the farm!
Wilmington
Petting farm, Rainbow Trout Fishing, Wagon rides, bonfires during the summer & fall, farm fresh meats and goat cheeses, maple syrup, and vermont. Horse-drawn sleigh rides during winter months.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Brownington
Historical village and museum. A memorial to 19th century history, and its builder, Alexander Twilight.
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!
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...
Vergennes
Whatever your interests, the museum offers opportunities for on-water adventures, gallery browsing, and armchair exploration.
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
Bennington
The Bennington Museum is known as the trusted caretaker of the largest collection of Grandma Moses art and memorabilia available to the public. Located in the heart of Vermont, our galleries evoke the rich heritage of this state with collections of p...
Grafton
The Nature Museum is a dynamic and educational place to visit. The exhibits at The Nature Museum at Grafton encourage you to open the door to Vermont\'s natural beauty.
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.
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.
Jeffersonville
Visit Vermont\\\'s most dynamic gallery for the exhibition of the finest landscape painters in New England.
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.
East Arlington
The Chocolatorium is a chocolate exhibit & fun place to explore. Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of chocolate. Explore the history & culture of chocolate, where it comes from & how it is made. This exhibit will expand your knowledge of chocol...
Norwich
Fun hands-on science exhibits for kids - both indoors and outdoors - in one of the country's top science museums! Great family fun in Montshire!
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...
Quechee
Live Raptor exhibits and programs to explore the natural world through the eyes of live raptors. Walking/showshoe trails, exhibits of native wetland species, turtles, snakes,songbirds Nature Store and more for summer and winter fun.
Woodstock
Walk through one of Vermont's most beautiful landscapes, under the shade of sugar maples and 400-year-old hemlocks, across covered bridges and alongside rambling stone walls. This is a landscape of loss, recovery, and conservation.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
White River Junction
Quechee Recreation Area is a large park spread out over a vast area. It is unique in that 611 acres of the park are not owned by the state, but leased from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The tract of land, which is leased from the Corps, contains ...
Wilmington
The park has open lawn areas, woods, and Mt. Olga rising to the east where there is an old fire tower with spectacular views. The area is very popular during the fall foliage season for its colors, and also because it is located on one of the more po...
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 ...
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.
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
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...
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.
St Johnsbury
The St. Johnsbury Athenaeum is a private, nonprofit public library and art gallery.
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.
Woodstock
Visit the sugarhouse and learn how maple trees are tapped in the spring and how maple syrup is made. Display is open year round, although the actual maple syrup making season is in March and April.
Woodstock
The farm dates back to 1871, when native Vermonter, Frederick Billings, set out to build a farm and forestry operation that would serve future generations as a model of wise stewardship. His farm flourished, and today, is still a first-class working ...
Manchester
The mission of Hildene is to advance the Lincoln legacy through education, commitment to community and active stewardship of the family's home and land. It is an example of the "Great American Story" and the story of the Lincoln family's love affair ...
Brandon
This architectural masterpiece was built in the middle of the 19th Century in the heart of the Green Mountains. The Castle stands as a monument to the heritage of the past. The Castle has been the home of five generations of the Wilson family. It's ...
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 ...

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Vermont with kids

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Independence Petting Farm

Zoos in Orwell

2

Wilson Castle

Historical Attractions in Brandon

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The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory

Tours in Shelburne

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ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center

Zoos in Burlington

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The Chocolatorium

Museums in East Arlington

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Adams Farm

Zoos in Wilmington

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Green Mountain Railroad

Transport Attractions in Bellows Falls

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Bromley Sun Mountain Adventure Park

Theme Parks in Peru

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Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

Museums in St Johnsbury

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Mount Snow

Skiing in West Dover

Fun places to visit in Vermont 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!

Vermont

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