Located on what Vermonters commonly refer to as "Vermont's West Coast," the Lake Champlain Islands have more shoreline and islands than any other part of Vermont. Here a traveler may come upon breathtaking views at any bend in the road. Our small towns and stunning scenery offer quiet rural charm while being located between two great cities, Montreal, Quebec and Burlington, Vermont. Enjoy lakeside lodging and dining, hiking and biking trails, as well as year-round fishing, boating and golf. Sample local cheeses, chocolate and wines. Come experience this part of Vermont in the fall and feast on apples, cider and pies, while shopping for antiques and mementos.
The islands can be accessed by car or by one of the Lake Champlain Ferries. One of the State Parks on the islands is home to the largest natural sand beach in Vermont and is great for camping. Two of the parks are on their own islands only accessible by boat. For any type of water-sport, this area of Vermont can't be beat.
In 2010, Yankee Magazine, listed several Vermont towns in their slideshow of "Top 25 Foliage Towns in New England," including the beautiful town of of Montgomery, Vermont, home to the Phineas Swann Country Inn Bed & Breakfast, which received LanierBB.com's "Most Pet Friendly" award for 2010.
Located on what Vermonters commonly refer to as "Vermont's West Coast," the Lake Champlain Islands have more shoreline and islands than any other part of Vermont. Here a traveler may come
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Highgate Springs, Vermont - The Tyler Place Family Resort is one of the top all-inclusive family resorts in the U.S. with children's programs for Infants to Teens. Family-owned, family-run summer fun since 1933. Our 165 acres on a mile of private shore remain a country retreat, unspoiled and undeveloped with wide-open spaces and gardens for children to play, woods and inlets to explore, and private, lakeside outposts with hammocks and Adirondack chairs for parents to reconnect.