Transport Attractions in Vermont with kids

Trains, planes and automobiles in The Green Mountain State for those transport loving kids! Whatever locomotive or automobile the kids love, you will have plenty of options for their family day out in Vermont!

Vermont has a host of transport related activities and adventures. Whether it’s taking a train ride, experiencing a locomotive museum, or enjoying a boat out on the water, there will be something for all ages!

Kids can hear those engines revving, or see those wheels turning as they engage in activities that spark their creativity, and give them experiences they will never forget.

They can learn all about how things work, and why things work - education can be fun too in Vermont

So get those conductor hats on, and climb aboard because the adventure is waiting for you! Choo choo…off we go!

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  • Green Mountain Railroad

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    Bellows Falls

    Go back to when travel was an exciting adventure, relax, watch the fabulous scenery go by in restored coaches pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive. All aboard! One of the many fun family places to ...

  • Green Mountain Railroad Trains Around Vermont

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    White River Junction

    Spend a fun and relaxing day chugging alongside the Connecticut on this 2 hour scenic train ride. Connecticut River for a 2 hour round trip.

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  • Ben and Jerrys

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    Waterbury

    Guided tour around the Ben and Jerry's Factory - with sample tastes too! Learn all about the ice cream production process in this fun 30 minute tour

  • The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory

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    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

  • Shelburne Farms

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    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 ...

  • Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park

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    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 ...

  • Green Mountain Audubon Center

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    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.

  • Elmore State Park

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    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 ...

  • Smugglers Notch State Park

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    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 ...

  • Kingsland Bay State Park

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    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 ...

  • Little River State Park

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    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 ...

  • Burton Island State Park

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    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.

  • Brighton State Park

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    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 ...

  • Button Bay State Park

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    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 ...

  • Mount Philo State Park

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    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) ...

  • Sand Bar State Park

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    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 ...

  • Quechee State Park

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    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 ...

  • Molly Stark State Park

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    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, ...

  • Bromley Sun Mountain Adventure Park

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    Peru

    Vermont thrills and spills with attractions for all ages - with a climbing wall, mini golf and water slides....to name a few!

  • Pump House Indoor Waterpark

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    Jay

    A fun indoor watermark in Vermont, with slides, surfing and rivers! Float, swim, splash and bob the day away in Jay.

  • ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center

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    Burlington

    Over 70 species of marine life at this Vermont aquarium, dedicated to educating on ecology, history and culture too!

  • Birds of Vermont Museum

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    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 ...

  • Shelburne Museum

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    Shelburne

    Amazing Vermont art to be enjoyed with over 150,00 works exhibited over 39 exhibition buildings - some historic! Art fun for the family!

  • Old Stone House Museum

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    Brownington

    A charming historical village and museum. A memorial to 19th century history, and its builder, Alexander Twilight.

  • Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

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    St Johnsbury

    Visit New England's premiere museum of natural history, with over 175,000 objects on display - AND the state's first (and only!) public planetarium in Vermont!

  • Vermont Marble Museum

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    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!

  • Henry Sheldon Museum

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    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 ...

  • Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

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    Vergennes

    Whatever your interests, the museum offers opportunities for on-water adventures, gallery browsing, and armchair exploration.

  • Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont

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    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). ...

  • Vermont Institute of Natural Science

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    Quechee

    It's all about science, nature and natural history at this Vermont institute with fascinating exhibits, fun live shows and kids programs!

  • The Bennington Museum

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    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 Nature Museum at Grafton

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    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.

  • Vermont Ski Museum

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    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, ...

  • Noyes House Museum

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    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.

  • Mary Bryan Memorial Art Gallery

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    Jeffersonville

    Visit Vermont\\\'s most dynamic gallery for the exhibition of the finest landscape painters in New England.