United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT over Labor Day Weekend

Jump to last reply

I asked my husband if he had a weekend away where he would want to go, and he said Lake Champlain. Now I'm on a mission, we have Labor Day Weekend with no kids and I want to go away. I've searched and read many threads on Burlington and Lake Champlain, but there aren't many recent ones. I also checked TripAdvisor.com looking for accomodations. Also have been several websites by googling both.
1) I've made a tentative reservation at the Holiday Inn Express in S. Burlington, but am thinking I should probably pay the extra to stay at the Wyndham overlooking the Lake, any thoughts?
2) Any breakfast/lunch/dinner recommendations?
3) We are 40 and 45 years old, and enjoy pubs and live music, any suggestions for night life for our age group?
4) I saw something about Champlain Valley Fair, if anyone has been, what is it all about and would you recommend?
5) Things to do? (boat rentals, lake cruises, jet ski rentals?) I've already seen the Shelburne Farm, and I'm not into Vermont Teddy Bears, so those would not be on our list. Are there other pretty towns in the area/scenic drives to explore, or that we shouldn't miss? I read something about the islands of Champlain - is they worth a trip?
6) Ausable Chasm - is it worth the trip over? Has anyone done the rafting or tubing there, and if so, is the water terribly cold to do the tubes?
Sorry to ramble, but if anyone has any ideas or help to offer, I'd appreciate the input!
Thanks!

24 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Introducing MeganM
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 24, 15 at 03:23 PM
  • Writers Needed for Japan
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Mar 26, 15 at 02:38 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Best spot to see a sunrise in Boston
  2. 2 Colorado Springs to Durango 9 days
  3. 3 First time to Hawaii (Maui)
  4. 4 4 Days in Kauai what to see and do
  5. 5 Traveling to Virginia Beach to Orlando
  6. 6 Traveling from Seattle to Parksville BC.
  7. 7 Casual dinner in the theater district
  8. 8 Boston & Cape Cod
  9. 9 itinerary help (starting niagra falls)
  10. 10 Broadway Banter revived, Spring 2015!
  11. 11 Romantic destination in the US
  12. 12 Cleveland to Chicago by train
  13. 13 14 day trip advice Spokane Wa to Glacier,Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise
  14. 14 Moving out of states from Florida
  15. 15 Best route to Lassen from Woodside?
  16. 16 family road trip
  17. 17 Alaska Trip Planning
  18. 18 Feedback on Idaho Itinerary
  19. 19 Pacific Coast Highway from Los Angeles to San Francisco
  20. 20 Charleston + Savannah in June
  21. 21 Getting from JFK to Midtown
  22. 22 Restaurant recomendations in the east 54th Street area, please.
  23. 23 NY Times magazine -- Walking New York.
  24. 24 Feedback needed for our book club trip to New England
  25. 25 Recommended Air BnB Somewhere Between Columbus and Cleveland?
View next 25 » Back to the top