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Lake Champlain

VT
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Ranked #66 of 405 Attractions in Vermont
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Camping, Hiking, Golfing, Scuba diving, Ice skating
Owner description: The refreshing thing about Lake Champlain – well, apart from the gorgeous, Adirondack-flanked lake itself – is its lack of bustle and... more » Owner description: The refreshing thing about Lake Champlain – well, apart from the gorgeous, Adirondack-flanked lake itself – is its lack of bustle and over-development. There’s lots to do, like hike, golf, camp and take boat cruises, but the beauty is, how easy it is to not do anything. « less
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Rutherford, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Beautiful serene lake. Take a sightseeing cruise or rent a boat to enjoy it more, or just sit on the many docks to take in the gorgeous views. Many locations are available to kick back.

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New York City, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Visited in the winter with my family. It was my first time driving on a frozen lake. You can't even really tell you're on a lake because it's covered in snow. But once you shovel the snow you can see the ice. A couple guys were ice fishing and they were nice enough to teach us how to make a... More

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Halifax, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We spent a weekend with friends on their boat on Lake Champlain. It was paradise. So many coves to explore and anchor in, clear warm water for swimming, beautiful scenery and stunning sunsets. I have never in my life seen so many sailors and boats out enjoying the water. People who live on the lake, or have a boat on... More

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Noida, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The lake is really awesome. View is magnificent. You can feel relaxed after a busy office life, if you roam around the lake. I really had a good sunset view in this point. Weekend is also really good place to enjoy the beauty of the nature. walk around the lake you will find beautiful picturesque view in each corner of... More

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Scotia, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Since the early days of exploration by Samuel deChamplain, reports of the alleged lake monster have persisted, some reported by native indians. There have been numerous sightings, nearly all by reportedly sober people! Several group sightings were experienced on the lake's ferries. True...the lake does have sturgeon which can grow to considerable size, but they cannot account for the reported... More

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Revere, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

beautiful view, great playground for kids and fishing off dock is allowed. the water was pretty warm and there is a ferry that crosses the lake

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Chicago
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Living on the shores of Lake Michigan, which has always been the most beautiful great lake to me, I was amazed and awed by the beauty of Lake Champlain. We were there the 3rd week and September and while the color was just starting to show it was still a beautiful sight. We took the Lake cruise on the Northern... More

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St. Thomas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Lake Champlain is majestic. From so many different angles the sun rise the in between and the sun sets are gorgeous. The board walk is expansive and has swings to sit on and just relax and watch the scenery. If you prefer you can set on the grass and have a picnic which is equally as great as sitting on... More

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Madison, WI
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

A gorgeous place with the Green Mountains of Vermont on one side and the New York Adirondacks on the other. I was in Burlington on vacation and decided to take a cruise on the lake. I had a similar experience to the woman below (Donna S. from Connecticut) - the cash price was cheaper than if you used a credit... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

One hour of sheer pleasure magnificent views, lovely ride. I would take it even if I did not have to get to NY, just for the ride. get on with your car - $38 for a couple or no car - just $8 for a most unusual experience.

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