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Lake Champlain

VT
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Ranked #72 of 395 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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Halifax, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
46 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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
21 helpful votes 21 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
28 helpful votes 28 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

If you are just looking for a place to relax this is the place... We were at the Water Front Park in Burlington, Vermont. A soon we got there we were speechless because the view was amazing... They have a few Ferry boats that could take you to New York, Pensilvania and other areas in Vermont. From where we were... More

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We spent an enjoyable week in Burlington visiting the many restaurants and shoppes, and lake side attractions. However, the one unenjoyable attraction was the Lake Champlain Shoreline Cruise, called The Spirit of Ethan Allen. On Wednesday, August 7th, we reserved our ticket purchase for the following day, the 8th, on the phone with Katey in customer service. She told us... More

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