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Lake Champlain

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The refreshing thing about Lake Champlain – well, apart from the gorgeous,...

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.

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Driving Tour of Vermont with Picnic Lunch

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Wonderful scenic tour of Lake Champlain!

This 1 1/2 hour tour on the lake was very informative and pleasant. The tour was narrated and provided details on the history of the area. Waiters on the top floor were foreign... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Patricia K
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Haymarket, Virginia
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Haymarket, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 1 1/2 hour tour on the lake was very informative and pleasant. The tour was narrated and provided details on the history of the area. Waiters on the top floor were foreign students and very attentive and helpful. Scenery was beautiful, even though we got a bit of rain mid-way through the tour. Would certainly recommend this tour if... More 

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Westport, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the area... lots to do... From shopping, eating and drinking. Many Micro-brewery style establishments..

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Farmington, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I took my three small kids here to swim at the beach. They loved it!! We are used to big waves at the ocean and it was so nice that the lake was calm. It was a hot day so the cool water felt really nice. The lake was a lot of fun.

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Berkley Ma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The Ethan Allen 1 1/2 hour tour was delightful. The tour was narrated, there is more history regarding Lake Champlain than I realized. There were only about 50 people on the boat -- so there was plenty of space for everyone. We did not go on one of the lunch or dinner cruises so I can not rate the food... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

It rained the day we traveled here, so I was disappointed that we could not kayak at North Beach. However, the trail walking by the water is great & the view is breath taking. Must stop & see. Head to Ben & Jerry's & Hollow Apple Cider Mill after. Worth it!

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Thank Katie C
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We visited the lake and really liked it. We also took the ferry from Plattsburgh, NY to Grande Isle, Vermont. Both towns are small and quiet. We saw some many waterfront homes lining the lake on Grande Isle and North Hero Isle. The lake was nice and calm when we visited. The ferry across was fast and seamless. I intend... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Nice lake. Try to get to the shore. We drove to a neighborhood and there was a small public access to the lake. It was really peaceful. If you visit the main spot, it's nice too. Simply not as peaceful.

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Trenton, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views of this lake of you can find state park access road or driveway. Lake is huge and clean. Bring bug spray, the mosquitos will eat you alive.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I visited early in the morning! Lovely day! The boardwalk has swings that you can sit, swing and look at the lake. You can see the mountains from there. There is a marina. There is museum you can visit and some restaurants around is a beautiful site to see!

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Mairangi Bay, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

An excellent way to spent and hour and gaze at the beauty around you. The ferry was a timely interval in our drive from NYC to Quebec. Good service.

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